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3 Accused of Looting
Shop After Burrowing
Into Liquor Store
Three men accused of burrowing
their way through a brick wall intc
the New Deal Liquor Store at 152(
Seventh street N.W. w'ere held bj
police today.
Pvts. Thomas M. Hughes anc
Walter J. Connolly of No. 2 precinct
reported surprising two . the men
crouching behind a counter and the
other waiting outside yesterday.
They said a quantity of whisky
and tobacco had been removed and
an attempt made at opening the
store safe with a screw driver and
mallet.
Aweeted were George TavlorTl,
of the 300 block of U street N.W.:
Hugh Pisher, 27. of the 1100 block of
Ninth street N.W., and Caesar
Beards, jr., 21. of the 1300 block of
Seventh street N.W., all colored.
| Police said each would be charged
with housebreaking.
It was a busy day for Pvt, Hughes.
In making another arrest he suffered
a broken finger and a bitten shoul
> der before he and his partner sub
dued their man.
The incident occurred at an alley
in the 1600 block of Vermont ave
nue N.W., where Pvt. Hughes and
Pvt. Benjamin F. Howze were sent
to investigate a housebreaking.
When they arrived, the intruder had
vanished.
When they sought to question a
man in .the alley, he attacked with
a screwdriver, the policemen re
' ported, and then attempted to wrest
Pvt. Hughes' revolver from his hol
ster. Then Pvt. Howze joined in the
struggle, and the man was subdued.
Named as Charles Capset, 32, col
ored, of the 1100 block of Eighth
, street N.W., he is being held on
charges of housebreaking and as
sault.
Other^ housebreakers looted Dis
trict homes and stores of more than
*1,100 in a series of robberies yes
terday. police reported.
A man answering the description
of the bandit who has robbed many
business establishments in past
weeks struck again last night when
Harold Wright, 22, colored, of 1000
■j P street N.W., night manager of a
service station at 1100 Rhode Island
avenue N.W., was held up and
robbed of $43 and a gold wadding
ring.
Pursuing his customary practice,
the man held Mr. Wright up at
the point of a gun and then forced
him into the washroom while he
made his escape. He was seen leav- \
ing by a taxi driver who drove into!
the station.
A safecracking at the Capital
Carpet Cleaning Co.. 1216 Mountj
Olivet road N.E., was said to have j
resulted in the loss of $250 in known 1
receipts. The loss was reported last J
night by George Matolan, 64, a rug i
washer at the company who reported j
to the shop to light up the dryingj
ovens. Police reported that the dial!
of the safe had been punched out. i
Father Drowns Trying toAic
Daughter, 9, in Boat Blast
•y ti.« Asicciatad Preu
NORFOLK. Va.. Sept. 8.—A famih
yachting party ended in tragedj
yesterday when Bryant Lee Cap,'
fell overboard and was drowned af
he was attempting to assist his 9
year-old daughter. Jeannette, after
an explosion on the 30-foot cabin
cruiser Green Brier.
Fred Thrasher of Green Brier
Farm, one of those aboard, told
this story of the accident:
As the Green Brier was cruising
about a half a mile off Willoughby
Spit, an explosion ripped through
the boat, throwing Jeannette into
the engine compartment.
The girl's father, standing at the
bow, ran to her aid. Apparently he
lost his footing and fell over the
side.
After Mr. Thrasher pulled Jean
nette from the compartment, he
dived over the side of the boat
after Mr. Caps.
FCC Hearing Postponed
A hearing by the Federal Com
munications Commission to lay thf
groundwork for permanent rules
governing the use of radio-tele
phone communication for vehicles
- originally scheduled for today, has
been postponed to October 27.
Weather Report
District of Columbia — Mostly
cloudy with some chance of scat
tered light showers this afternoon.
Highest around 80. Considerable
cloudiness tonight and tomorrow.
Lowest tonight about 72.
Maryland and Virginia—Generally
fair In west, considerable cloudiness
in east portion tonight and tomor
row with scattered brief showers
near the coast. No important
change in temperature.
Wind velocity, 10 miles per hour;
direction, northeast.
District Medical Society ragweed
pollen count for 24 hours ending
9:30 a m.. September 8—16 grains
per cubic yard of air—incomplete
due to rain.
Hirer Report.
fProm United States Engineers.)
Potomac River cloudy at Harpers Perry
and clear at Great Falls; Shenandoah
clear at Harpers Ferry.
Humidity.
Yesterday— Today—
Noon - 8« Midnight ___ . 96
« p.m.'II_ 69 a a m. -99
S pjn._92 1:30 p.m. -SO
Hilh and Low lor Last 94 hours.
Blah. 79. at 1:20 pet.
Low. 73 at 6:44 a m.
Record Temperatures This Year.
Highest. 96. on August 14.
Lowest. 7. on February S,
Tide Tables.
(Furnifhed by united states coait and
Oeodetic Survey.)
Today. Tomorrow.
High _ 2:69 a.m
£ow _ 9:11a.m. 10:23 ». mi
High _ 2:21p.m. 3:27p.m.!
torn _ - 8:59 p.m. 10:25 p m
The Sun end Moon.
Rise*. Seta.
SIB. today _ . 6 43 7:2S
IB. tomorrow 8 44 7:27
eon. today 17.21a.m. 3:01 p.m !
Automobile lights must be turned on
•nt'haU hour alter sunset.
Precipitation.
Monthly precipitation !n Inches In the
Capita; (current month to datei;
Month. 1947 Average. Record.
January _ 3.18 3.55 7.83 T»? i
February _ 1.27 8.37 «.S4 '84
Mareh _ 1.0* 3.7» 8.*4 hi I
April _2.48 3.27 9.13 89!
May - 4 .44 3.70 10 69 ’891
Juna- 6 86 4.13 10.94 (Ml
July - 3.47 4.71 10.H3 ’86
August.- 1.81 4 01 14 41 ’28
September _ 1.13 3 24 17.45 34
. teer-:::: *§* f;ft :g^j
December - - 3 32 7.66 oi
Temperatures In Various Cities.
„ ' High. Low. High ir»w
Albuoueroue 87 n:t Miami — ’
Atlanta. 94 7'
Rlantie City 78 7:
fismarelt_91 7i
San Antonio 85 7 4
San Fr cisco 68 54
Seattle.. 65 56
Tampa_ 90 73
ATLANTIC CITY.—NEW AMERICAN BEAUTY QUEEN—Barbara
Jo Walker, “Miss Memphis,” pictured as she sat on her throne
Saturday night after being crowned as Miss America 1947. The
5-foot 7-inch, 21-year-old brunette won a $5,000 scholarship for
any school of her choosing with the title.
Thp man Miss Walker plans to marry is John Hummel, 23,
of Charleston, Mo., a student at the University of Tennessee
Medical School at Memphis. When he heard that Miss Walker
had won the contest he said, “It's O. K. by me—but they should
make me a judge next year. I can pick ’em quicker than they
can.” —AP Wirephotos.
New Miss America Planning
To Marry; Won't Try Movies
py rne Associated rres*
j! ATLANTIC CITY. Sept. 8.—A
girl who knows what she wants,
the new Miss America is building
her plans around marriage to a
medical student already being
J greeted as “lucky guy" by his class
j mates, and the usual stage and
(screen contracts are going begging.
Tall and brunette, Barbara Jo
Walker, 21, of Memphis, Tenn.. won
the title, “Miss America, 1947"
Saturday night over 53 girls rep
resenting 39 States. 14 cities and
[Canada. A crowd of 18,468 jammed
j Convention Hall to see her receive |
[the cfown from Marilyn Buferd of
[ Los Angeles. Miss America of 1946.
j With the $5,000 scholarship she
won, Miss Walker plans to complete
her studies at Memphis State Col-!
[ lege, marry John Hummel of
Charleston, Mo., 23-year-old medi
cal student at the University of
Tennessee College of Medicine, and i
then “I want to take my master’s i
degree at a university close to
John's hospital.”
At Memphis, Mr. Hummel said Bar
bara had telephoned him that the
wedding "will probably be next fall.”
He said he met Barbara two years
ago and had his first date with her
last year at a Memphis Cotton
Carnival dance.
“They ought to make me a judge
next year because I can pick ’em
quicker than they ■ can,” said the
elated “lucky guy.'*
Other winners in the beauty
stakes and the scholarships they
won were: Elaine Mary Campbell, 22,
brunette daughter of Bernard T.
Campbell, city editor of the Min
neapolis Times, $3,000; Margaret
Marshall, 18, of Toronto,-first Cana
dian finalist in the beauty pageant,
$2,500: Peggy June Elder, 18, Gads
den, Ala., $2,000, and Laura Jean
Emery, 18, Salinas. Calif., $1,500.
The tap dancing of Madalyn Joyce
King, 21, Omaha, won her a $1,000
scholarship in the talent contest al
though she was not one of the 15
beauty semifinalists.
Virginia Finally Erects Marker
At Site of 'Wreck of Old 97'
By tht A»tociot«d Pr«s
DANVILLE, Va., Sept. 8—The
leisurely pace of recorded history
finally has overtaken' “The Wreck
of The Old 97.”
The State Conservation Commis
sion has erected an historical-site
sign on Danville's outskirts where
the Southern Railway's fast mail
express train plunged from a trestle
j into a ravine 44 years ago, killing
[ nine and injuring seven.
Reason given for the State's delay
| in marking the site of the famous
wreck of song and story is that
until recently the ravine was almost
inaccessible.
The Southern Railway changed
its main line roadbed here a number
750 Are Arrested
For Intoxication
On Wet Week End
The week end downpour ap
parently failed to dampen the spirits
of at least 150 persons charged with
intoxication on today's Municipal
Court lockup list.
Court attaches who compile thei
daily lockup sheets noted that to-1
day's list is the longest in more than
two months. The biggest surprise,
however, was voiced over the fact
that the rains failed to keep drunks
indoors. , |
"I would have been willing to bet
there wouldn't have been more than
50 names on the list after that soggy
week end,'' one recording clerk de
clared He added that the number
of such defendants usually dwindle
in direct relation to the weather.
Charges against 14 other defend
ants scheduled to appear during
the day before Judge Ormond Scott
include traffic violations, denatured
alcohol sales, disorderly conduct, va
grancy and alms soliciting.
r>
of years ago and later tore down
the trestle. Last year the State
Highway Department built a major
roadway, by-passing downtown traf
fic, and the fill went across the
ravine. Hundreds of tourists began
passing the unmarked spot daily.
So when the Conservation com
mission learned of the situation it ;
sent a representative to Danville
and Walker Clarke and Ed Seay,
veteran Southern yard conductors ;
who went to the scene of the wreck
that September day in 1903, desig- ,
nated the exact location. <
It was one of Mr. Clarke’s last t
acts in connection with the history
of the wreck of the 97. He died a I
few weeks after pointing out the (
spot. ,
Matyland E/igine House
And Fire Truck Burn
The fire engine house and the fire
truck of the Chapel Oaks <Md.)
Volunteer Fire Department were de
stroyed by fire shortly before noon
today.
Mrs. Mildred Fitzgerald, secretary,
said the fire truck was worth $3,500,
and said that the building at 5723
Sheriff road, completed last Janu
ary, had cost $1,200, with members
the the colored organization doing
the'work themselves.
Four fire companies from ad
jacent communities in Prince
Oeorges County fought the fire. The
:ause was not determined.
K. of C. fo Open Season
Members of the Knights of Colum
bus, Washington Council 224, will
bold their first autumn meeting at
B: 15 pm. tomorrow at 1601 R street
N.W. James C. Naughten, State
deputy for the District, is scheduled
to discuss the Boston Supreme
Council convention, held during
August.
Russia and Poland
Beaten in Ballot on
U. N. Atomic Report
By the Associated Brass
LAKE SUCCESS. Sept. 8. —The
main sections of the second report
of the United Nations Atomic
Energy Commission were approved
today by a majority of 10 countries
in the commission's Political Com
mittee. Russia voted against all
sections.
The vote on five of the six main
sections was 10 to 2, with Russia
and Poland in the negative.
On the sixth principal part of the
report Russia stood alone in oppo
sition to the 10 countries and
Poland abstained.
The political committee thus com
pleted action on broad proposals
for setting up. and operating an
international atomic control agency.
The delegates have worked steadily
at this task since early in May.
Opposition Shown Quickly.
The opposition of the Russian and
Polish delegations was shown quick
ly when the first section was ap
proved by the 10-to-2 decision. It
was the first time the two delegates
had formally voted against an
atomic report.
When the 12-nation commission's
first report was approved last De
dember Russia and Poland abstained.
The vote was then 10 to 0.
The present vote was taken in the
political committee of the Atomic
ing up its consideration of the first
draft of the second report to the
Security Council. Russia and Poland
were expected to go down the line
against the other sections since both
have attacked them in previous de
bate.
The first section, on the opera
tional and development functions
of a proposed international atomic
control agency, was amended 17
times before final approval but the!
changes merely were technical.
There were no polish amendments
on this section.
After the political committee acts,
the working committee must ap
prove the papers and the commis
sion itself will meet Wednesday for
final action.
12 Amendments Beaten.
The commission majority beat
down 12 Polish amendments to a
section dealing with research and
development activities of the pro
posed international atomic agency.
Dr. Ignacy Zlotowski of Poland
voted alone on most of the amend
ments, joined in some instances by
his Soviet colleague, Prof. Dmitiri
V. Skobeltsyn.
The Polish delegate sought to give
individual countries ‘ complete in- j
dependence and absolute freedom”!
In atomic research, provided the 1
atomic fuel required does not ex
ceed a quantity deemed dangerous.
The majority favored giving the'
agency supervision over experi- j
mental activities rather than allow-]
ing individual countries such a free
hand.
The Commission’s first report,
drafted last year, embodied the 1
principles of the original Baruch
plan and delegates expected to be '
able to lay the groundwork for writ
ng an atomic treaty by this fall. <
However, progress has been alow 1
iue to the East-West split and the 1
atest document leaves tjie delegates 1
‘ar from agreement on methods and ■
procedures for controlling atomic
Council Resumes Tomorrow.
The Council will go back into ses
sion tomorrow after a 10-day layoff
and attempt to dispose of Egypt’s
long-hanging charges against Brit
ain. Delegates opened debate Au
gust 5 on Cairo’s demand for im
mediate evacuation of British troops
and so far have been unable to
agree on a solution.
The Council also will receive a
report tomorrow from a three
i nation subcommittee on Trieste.
Delegates heve sought unsuccess
fully for several months to find a
governor for the free territory of
Trieste.
Delegates were arriving daily for
the Assembly opening and by the
end of the week most of the top
flight leaders were expected to be on
hand. The United States delegation
planned to begin a series of private
conferences among its representa
tives Friday with Secretary of State
Marshall due next Monday. Gen.
Marshall will deliver a policy speech
in the early days of the session.
Representatives of the Arab coun
tries also laid plans for a series of
conferences this week to map the
fight against the recommendations
of a special commission to partition
Palestine.
Beer License Granted
Virginia Safeway
ly th» Aisociotad Fr»««
RICHMOND, Va„ Sept. 8—The
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control
Board today granted a petition of
the Safeway Food Stores f6r li
censes to sell beer off-premises in
26 stores in the Arlington-Fairfax-!
Alexandria area.
“We could not consistently refuse 1
to grant an off-premise license to,
a place where food is sold in the
Arlington-Alexandria area," thef
board said in letters to counsel for!
ooth the food stores and a Northern
Virginia group who appeared in'
apposition at a hearing here Thurs
iay, “without extending this policy;
o other sections of the State. * • *”
Refusal of the application, the
aoard said, would result in a prece-i
lent which would close practically
ill outlets for the off-premise sale
>f beer in Virginia.
Parliamentary Union Chief
Sees Paris Parley Failure
fty th# Associotad Frtii
GSTAD, Switzerland, Sept. 8.—
Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi.
secretary-general of the European
Parliamentary Union, predicted
here today that the Marshall Plan
conference of 16 nations in Paris!
would end in failure.
They will meet with the same
obstacles, he asserted, which de- j
teloped in 1929 when Aristide Briand
of Prance invited all European min
isters of foreign affairs to unite
Europe.
“Everybody agreed in principle,
but disagreed in all measures to be
taken because everybody was ready
to enjoy the benefits of union, but
nobody was willing to make the
necessary sacrifices,” he said
The count spoke at the opening of
the first European Parliament,
sponsored by (the union, which seeks
a European federation by enlisting j
a majority of the members of Parlia- • .
ment in each country. He is an
Austrian-boro writer and professor ,
of 1
Wage and Price Spira
Spells 'Rocky Times,'
Gibson Tells Meeting
The upward race between wage*
:and prices is going to bring "rocky'
! times to American workers, Johr
|W. Gibson, Asssitant Secretary ol
Labor, warned today.
Speaking before the Educational
Institute on Employment Security at
American University, Mr. Gibson
said he was not "pessimistic about
the situation.” But among items he
mentioned were the following:
Wages have not kept abreast of
living costs. This continued rise of
the cost of living is putting pressure
on the wage level.
Profits Higher Than Ever.
Industrial profits are higher than
ever before, adding to the cost of
living. Recent wage increases could
have been absorbed by industry
without price increases, but they
were not and the race continues
between profits, wages and living
costs.
More than 500,000 handicapped
workers are unemployed today.
These people were doing a good job
in industry during the war but since
have been fired. Industry is slip
ping back to demanding high physi
cal standards for workers instead
of placing a man on a job that he
will be able to do in spite of his
handicap.
"I don’t know what we're going
to do,” Mr. Gibson said. "I doubt
if anyone knows.”
He said a balance between wages,
profits and the cost of living was
needed and a program set up for
utilization of handicapped persons
in industry. He predicted a leveling
off of the upward trend within the
year followed by several years of
full employment.
Other Speakers Listed.
The institute, which opened this
morning, is being attended by more
than 100 persons from the District
and five Eastern States, who are
connected with Government Em
ployment Services. It will continue
through Friday. Director of the in
stitute is Ernest V. Connolly. ’
Other persons scheduled to speak
today include Robert C. Goodwin,
director of the United States Em
ployment Service; Arthur W. Motley,
assistant director. Bureau of Em
ployment Security, and Robert J.
Myers, assistant commissioner,
Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Four Networks to Meet
Petrillo on FM Today
Sy tho Associated Frost
■ CHICAGO, Sept. 8.—Representa
ives of four major radio networks
planned to discuss with James C.
Petrillo today his order of August
!0 banning duplication of music
>n standard and FM stations.
Shortly after the president of
he American Federation of Mu
iicians invoked the ban, the net
vork presidents telegraphed a pro
est contending that the order
vould “seriously retard the devel
ipment of FM broadcasting.”
The protest was signed by heads
it the American Broadcasting Co.,
Columbia Broadcasting System, ;
Mutual Broadcasting System, and
he National Broadcasting Co.
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I American Rabbi Held in Paris
As Plotting London Leaf let Raid
Former U. 5. Flyer
And Hungarian-Born
Girl Also Seized
By the Associated Press
PARIS, Sept. 8.—French se
curity police turned over to the
public prosecutor today their
dossiers involving an American
rabbi and two other persons in
what detectives said was a plot
to drop 10,000 Jewish propagan
da leaflet ‘ bombs” from an air
plane on London.
The rabbi—Baruch Korff, 33, co
chairman of the American Political
Action Committee for Palestine—
was seized at pistol* point Saturday
night as he walked toward a private
plane at the Toussus le Noble Air
port near Versailles. Investigators
said the plane was to be used to
drop leaflets over the British capital.
Also arrested at the airport were
Reginald Gilbert, 24, a former Uni
ted States Army flyer, and Judith
Rosenberger, 23, a red-haired Hun
garian-born secretary. The three are
scheduled to appear before an ex
amining magistrate in Paris Thurs
day. All are held at present without
charges.
The security police released one
of 10 other persons they seized for
questioning yesterday in a roundup
of persons suspected of membership
in the Stern gang, an underground
Jewish group active in Palestine.
Police said in the room of one
of the group they found materials
that could have been used to man
ufacture explosives, and also a list
of Paris members of the Stern gang.
Among those questioned, officers
said, was a former city official of
/\viv, wno came to Paris re-,
cently via Switzerland, and a youth'
v/ho had been under police sur
veilance for several months. During
that period, police said, the youth
held frequent and loud meetings
with companions in a hotel room,
planning ways, of ending British'
control in Palestine.
One source said police were escort- ,
ing to the border the person who1
provided the tipolT that led to the
airport arrests. One report, for
which no verification could be ob- ’
tained, was that this informant was !
the driver of the automobile which
took Rabbi KorfT to the airport.
The French Press Agency said po- !
lice denied the tipster w'as Gilbert,
as reported by the New York Herald 1
Tribune in a Paris (iispatch. jc
Leaflets found in Rabbi Korff's1
possession were signed "Fighters of '
Freedom for Israel"—the title pre-|l
ferred by the Stern gang in Pales- '
tine—and threatened reprisals fori
British treatment of refugees who a
failed in their attempt to reach *
Palestine aboard the Exodus 1947. a
Following the arrests police raided! r
Rabbi Korff's room at the Crillon
Hotel and the apartments of his two g
sompanions. j E
However, Roger David, spokesman d
for the French Interior Ministry, ;n
said he was "ignorant of anything!
about" several bombs made from Ii
lousehold fire extinguishers which' .
■he Paris edition of the Herald L
rribune said had been seized in a ,
luburban apartment. ^
The Herald Tribune quoted French
Jolice as saying a "fantastic Stern M
I i| H i
RABBI BARUCH KORFF.
—AP Wirephoto.
Gang plot to bomb London” had
been foiled.
Rabbi Korff, who was known at
his hotel as a man who had as many j
as 50 visitors a day, told reportersj
two weeks ago that he was planning
a parachute invasion of Palestine
from France by Jewish refugees. He
added that he would jump into
Palestine himself if the British re
fused him a visa.
A spokesman for the" French for
eign ministry said Rabbi Korff si
pian to use French soil as a base
for his parachute operations was
turned down.
The Stern Gang is regarded by j
authorities as one of the more:
extreme of the underground groups J
numerous acts of violence have been
attributed to it.
Leaflets Quoted.
The Interior Ministry quoted the
eaflets as saying:
"To the people of England.
“To ihe people whose government
y/vuvt m UUi L1111C . 11115 1
s a warning.
“Your government has dipped His!
Majesty's crown in Jewish blood and
rolished it with Arab oil — 'out
iamned spot I say.'
“Your government has violated!
very article of the Retz Israel (Pal- [
stine) mandate, flouted interna
ional law and invaded our country.
“Oswiecim, Dachau and Treblinke
nade way for the 'exodus' to the
litler-Bevin alliance—the murder
f survivors whom Hitler's wTath
ould not reach.
“We are resolute that it shall not j (
ome to pass again. We will carry <
he war to the very heart of the
mpire. We will strike with all the '
itterness and fury' of our servitude 1
rid our bondage. W% are prepared <
i fight a war of liberation now to
void a war of enslavement tomor- <
aw. (
“People of England! Press your "
overnment to quit Eretz Israel now! i
)emand that your sons and your ;
aughters return home or you may i
ot see them again. ]
“(Signed) Fighters of Freedom for 1
irael.’’ s
ondon Defenses Alerted i
igainst 'Missiles' J
LONDON, Sept. 8 An Air t
inistry spokesman said today a r
County PCA Supports
Tenant Leader for
Maryland Rent Board
; The Montgomery and Prince
Georges Counties chapter of the
| Progressive Citizens of America has
recommended to Gov. Lane of Mary
land the appointment of Sam Beck
to the Rental Area Advisory Board.
Truman J. Keesey. chairman of
the PCA chapter, today said Mr.
Beck, a veteran and a member of
the Montgomery County Tenants’
Association, would represent the
tenants' interest on the advisory
body.
Mr. Keesey said the PCA chapter
Executive Committee has adopted
a resolution calling Gov. Lane's ap
pointment of the rent advisory board
"a crass betrayal of the interests of
the 36.000 tenants residing in these
counties, as well as the pubile at
large.”
"It is almost inconceivable," Mr.
Keesey said, "that a board which
is empowered to recommend that
rent control be lifted in all parts
“‘w Miouia not contain a
single tenant or representative of
labor.
"The residents of Montgomery
and Prince Georges Counties now
have little choice other than direct
political action which will carry
through to the polls in 1948. It is
the responsibility of PCA to help
develop and lead this political
action. * * *”
Queen Mother of Egypt
To Enter Mayo Clinic
By th» Allocated Pron
ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 8 —
Queen Mother Nazi! of Egypt is
scheduled to enter Mayo Clinic to
day for a series of examinations
expected to require several days.
She and other members of her
party arrived here Saturday by
chartered plane.
Accompving her were Princesses
Fathai and Faika: her political ad
viser, Riad Ghali: a secretary,
:\hmed Ali: a lady-in-waiting,
VIme. Star Fouad. and Dr. A. C.
3odward, San Francisco.
Iowa Publisher Kills
Himself With Revolver
By th# Associated Press
NEW HAMPTON. Iowa, Sept. 8.—
S. J. Feuling, publisher of the New
lampton Tribune for 37 years and
i former Iowa Democratic State
hairman from 1921 to *1927 and
933 to 1935, committed suicide yes
erday by shooting himself in the
lead with a revolver. Sheriff George
1. Murray said.
Mr. Feuling had been despondent
iver ill health for some time, the
heriff said.
eport received last Friday that “an
ttempt might be made to drop
lissiles on London” had sent
iritain's air defenses into action,
fight fighter patrols, radar stations
nd observation units got the alert.
“Friday night every aircraft cross
ig the southeast coast was picked
p, reported and intercepted by
ight fighters and then identified.”
ie spokesman said. "There were
o incidents.”

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