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First, Gen. Bradley Advises Amvets Associated Pr»si COLUMBUS. Ohio. Oct. 4.—Gen Omar N. Bradley today warnec World War II soldiers not, to trad* on their war service because there were "too many issues to be met for you to waste your time on the economics of being a veteran." "The Nation today needs mer who think in terms of service tc their country and not in terms ol their country's debt to them." tht veterans' administrator told th« third annual convention of tht American Veterans of World War II (Amvets). "The question you must ask your selves is not what does the Natior owe to you but what do you still owe to the Nation?" he said. Warned Not to Repeat Mistakes. Gen. Bradley urged the veterans not to make the same mistakes ol World War I veterans who "turned their backs on the critical issues growing out of that war." "Unless you are ready to shouldei .ν ι »u ι Miaif ui uic piuuiems wim havp grown out of the war," he asserted, "you may find that youi victory means something Jess than it did two years ago." Earlier the convention delegates adopted a resolution asking Con gress to investigate possible mal treatment of enlisted personnel in military service. "The integrity of the Army and the intelligence of the veteran are challenged by this latest predicted whitewash of a West Point general by a West Point general." Amvetf President Ray Sawyer told the con vention. Refers to Lee Case. He referred to vindication of mal treatment charges laid against Lt Gen. John C. H. Lee, Army com mander in Italy. Gen. Lee was cleared by the Army inspector gen eral after accusations by Newspaper Columnist Robert C. Ruark pro voked official attention. Less than 24 hours before the convention'» close campaigning for the post of national commander had grown in intensity. The Penn sylvania Department announced an eighth candidate, Carl Mau, a Mar cus Hook. Pa., newspaper publisher Other candidates: Edgar C. Corry ,1r.. Des Moines, Iowa; Joseph S Crespi, East Point, Ga.: William G Lee. Rockford, 111.: Willard I. Shat tuck, Fitchburg, Mass.: William C Burkett, San Mateo, Calif.; Richard Marks. Clarksburg, W. Va., and Howard C. Cook. Toledo. Ohio Election will be held Sunday morn ing. Hawley • Continued Prom First Page t hand as far as the quality of medi cal treatment was concerned. Or that basis, he was able to attract top specialists from all fields of the profession. One of them. Dr. Paul B. Magnu «·%<*(·+ lib-ol ν will siifvfkpri Fir Hawley if he leaves. Dr. Magnuson, a noted orthopedic (turgeon from Chicago, is chiefly re sponsible for developing the agency'; program of training doctors who are residents at veterans' hospitals anc getting private specialists to act ai part-time consultants at the hos pitals. Last week. Dr. Magnuson was ap pointed CKief of professional serv ices. to work directly under Dr. Haw ley in co-ordinating divisions of the service. 4 "When we started our program,' he declared, "it was necessary that each division develop by itself. Now the time has come to draw them closer together." Dr. Magnuson stressed that he like Dr. Hawley, feels that the vet erans' medical program must b« free from outside influences if it ii to be successful. Dr. Magnuson was succeeded a> assistant medical director for re search and education by Dr. Edwarc H. Cushing. Before coming to th« Veterans' Administration, Dr. Cush ing was a professor of clinica medicine at Western Reserve Uni versity. Meanwile, Dr. Hawley has told associa tes'he needs a rest from th< wearing two-year job he has held at the agency. Will Benefit Financially. And. like most of his top subor dinates, he would benefit financiallj to a substantial extent by returning to private medicine. As medical director of the agency, it was learned Dr. Hawley draws a salary only aboul $2,300 larger than his pay as a re tired Army major general—and he has had to waive the retirement pay to take the Government position. The development virtually kills rumors that Dr. Hawley would suc ceed Gen. Bradley as veterans' ad ministrator. The general is ex pected to become Army chief of staff when Gen. Eisenhower retires early next year. Another Veterans' Administration official who frequently has been mentioned as a possible successor to Gen. Bradley is Omer W. Clark, a chief aide who acted as adminis Hnrirtfr Ποη "RrftHlPv's fib eence. He ha.* been connected with the agency for nearly 25 years. His appointment would be likely to satisfy major veterans' organiza tions. which recently have opposed suggestions of "military or profes sional men." Events for Homecoming At G. W. U. Arranged A luncheon for alumni attending the home-coming week-end festivi ties at George Washington Univer sity October 30 through November 1, has been scheduled for 1 p.m.. No vember 1, at the Mayflower Hotel. Other events for the week end, Include a pep rally at the University Yard, October 30: football game be tween George Washington Univer sity and Virginia Polytechnic Insti tute. 8:30 p.m., October 31, Griffith Stadium, and a home-coming ball at the National Guard Armory, 9 p.m., November 1. Flour, Cabbage Condemned Flour and cabbage were the high est in the list of condemnations made by the Bureau of Food In spection last week, according to Dr Reid R. Ashworth. director. A total of 7.186 pounds of foodstuff was condemned in an inspection of 1,218 establishments. Alaska Lecture Tuesday Robert Campbell, chairman of th« feofraphy department at Georgt Washington University, will discus! human adjustments to the climatt of Alaska at 8 pjn. Tuesday at tht Library of Congress. The lecture will be Illustrated with color slides 1 NEW YORK—VICTIM OF HUGE JEWEL THEFT—Mrs. Sari Gabor Hilton leaving a cab with Detective John Kenny yesterday after trip to police station where Mrs. Hilton examined pic tures of possible suspects after holdup man forced his way into her East Thirty-third street pent house apartment (arrow) and made off with jewelry said by police to be valued at $600,000 to $700,000. It was one of the greatest jewel thefts in the city's history. Mrs. Hilton, "Miss Hungary of 1930." is the sister of Screen Actress Eva Gabor and the divorced wife of Conrad Hilton, hotel magnate. —AP Wirephoto. Regulars' Extra $100 Is Held Blow to Medical Corps Morale By John A. Giles The Army Medical Department faces a serious morale problem as a result of an act of Congress which allows an additional $100 a momh to be paid all Regular Army mjdieal and dental corps officers, it was learned yesterday. Only 17 per cent of the Army's 8.350 doc tors land dentists are in the Regular Army and eligible for ths bonus. The other 83 per cent were brought into service under the Army ! specialized training program, where they were draft-deferred and re ceived pay and free education fn-m the Government. They must com plete two-year obligatory or com pensatory tours of duty before they can be placed on inactive duty or sign over for an additional period at the $100 bonus pay. After one year of the obligatory service an A.S.T.P. officer is eligible to apply for transfer to the Régulai; Army and, if accepted, may receive * 1 ΛΛ T*Vi« A ic investigating thé feasibility of re ducing this period of service to six months as one method of helping solve the morale problem. Situation Causes Concern. A spokesman admitted that the problem had caused the department a great deal of concern. .4.. At Walter Reed, one of the Army-'t largest, general hospitals," and at other institutions, some patients have reported somewhat lackidalscal but not rude attitude 011 the part ol some doctors not in the régulai 1 army. One of these doctors said yes terday that with the high cost of i living he was having difficulty' making ends meet. "Perhaps we don't have much enthusiasm for our work," he said. "That extra $100 would go a long way toward seeing me through We feel that we are being dis criminated against when the fellow right next to us doing the samp work and holding the same rank gets $100 a month more." Of the 183 doctors and dentists at the hospital. 92 are officers ed ucated under the A. S. T. P. Navy Has Similar Problem. There are 1,450 regular Army doctors and dentists on duty who receive the $100 a month extra pay. In addition there are 5.900 A. S. T. P. educated officers on duty at Army hospitals and posts and an 'additional 1,000 on duty with the 1 Veterans' Administration. The Navy has a similar although somewhat smaller problem with its jV-12 educated doctors and dentists. pThere are 3.905 regular Navy doctors and 2 546 reserves educated under the V-12 program. Noine of the V-12 doctors will became eligible for inactive duty before next spring. Of the 1.077 Navy dentists, 568 are V-12 reserves and 144 of them are on loan to the Army. A spokesman said that the den itists educated under the V-12 pro gram were leaving the service as fast as they became eligible, but that an insufficient number of re serve doctors had become eligible for separation to indicate a trend. Army Will Need Replacements. Under the Army medical system there are five categories of officers. No. 5 category, which includes most of the 6.900 total, embraces those who want to get out of service and into private practice as soon as possible. The Army Medical Department expects to have lost approximately 400 A. S. T. P. officers by next June, thus creating an urgent need for replacements. Another category includes those who have applied to remain in the Army. The Medical Department estimates that there are about 500 such applications being processed of which some 114 have been acted upon. Other categories are those who wish to sign up for 12, 18 and 24 month periods. "Unquestionably a lot of the A. S. T. P. doctors and dentists want to get out as soon as possible but they ι must repay the Government with two years of service before they can be released," Col. Paul Robinson, chief of the Medical Department personnel division said. A. S. T. P. Officers Promoted Soon. "With reference to the $100, I asked many of the last class of 600 internes who are just beginning their two years of obligatory service how they felt and every one said they did not think the provision unfair," he continued. i Shortly after passage of the pay act, Maj. Gen. Raymond A. Bliss, Army surgeon general, said that it I was "not a pay increase but an; equalization measure designed to bring the incomes of Medical and ; Dental Corps officers more nearly i in line with those of civilian doc I tors and dentists." Col. Robinson pointed out that It: 'was also designed to repay Regular Ariny doctors and dentists for money they spent on their educations. A. S. T. P. officers should not forget j the benefits they have received, he ' added. The Army has followed the rule.! that A. S. T. P. officers should be promoted as soon as possible, Col. Robinson said. He added that none ; was Deiow ine γκχικ. οι mat iicu teaant. 'TiilTereutiar'yVas Intentional. Tile medical department has been concerned over the problem and only lait week received an opinion from the judge advocate general ithat the law was never intended to pay A. S. T. P. doctors and dentist? the $1(W. The opinion stated that officers required to remain on active duty may volunteer for additional periods of, service only after expiration of their obligatory periods and thus be eligible for the extra $100. An A. S. T. P. officer cannot vol unteer before expiration of his ob ligatory period "because he cannot offer, freely and voluntarily, service which he is already obliged to ren der," the opinion said. 2 U. S. Representatives Are Received by Pope By tht Associated Press VATICAN CITY, Oct. 4.—Pope Pius XII received today at a privatte audience Representatives Jackson,! Republican, of California and Tea-. gue, Democrat, of Texas, members of the United States House of Representatives' foreign affairs sub committee studying the political effects of American policies in1 Europe. Nurses to Meet Tuesday The Washington Chapter of the Aimy School of Nursing Alumnae Association will hold a business meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Delano Hall, Army Medical Center. Mem bers of the organization are nurses 1-_ Ï 3 - *· 1 SPECIAL DAY SERVICE ON WATCH REPAIRS MAIN $1 7C SPRING WATCHMAKERS · JEWELERS The TIMEKEEPER HOWARD LEE LAND 913 Pa. Αν·. N.\ TO HANDSOMELY HOUSE YOUR PRECIOUS JEWELS Whether et home or traveling you'll bless it a hundred times. Extra spocious jewel box with convenient lift-ouf troy, carry ing handle and lock. Shown ■ in Hordy, genuine morocco; choice of brown, red, green, blue or'black *11'·® A « Trainees (Continued From First Page.t What stirred Senator Ferguson up was a protest from Local 468 of the CIO Auto Workers Union that the Clark Equipment Co. at Buchanan, Mich., had agreed with the Soviet Purchasing Commission to train Russians in the manufacture of steel axle housings. Displacing Union Members. The unjon. said in a telegram to Senator Ferguson September 21 that the Russian trainees were displacing union members and were learning "American manufacturing processes which are so necessary for t,he wel fare and security of this nation." The union asked for a congressional investigation. The Senator asked the Justice Department's Immigration Service to look into the complaint and tell him how many Russian trainers j have been admitted to this country j and on what basis. He also took the matter up with the State Depart ment. And he gave out the replies: yesterday. Mr. Miller reported eight RussiansJ now are training at the Buchanan plant. There is no question where, they are. Mr. Miller gave names and ages and said they came in unaer cupiuinauu visas gxeuitcu uy \ the United States Consulate in Mos cow. He said the company paid its regular employes during the time Russians ran their machines. In Detroit, Immigration Director Ε. E. Adrock said the Clark Co. has 1 jeen training Soviet technicians since June in groups of 4 to 20. He said some of the first have gone back to Russia and been replaced by Dtliers. Some kind oi procedure Is needed, Mr. Miller wrote Ferguson, by which .mmigration officers can check up an aliens of all countries who are idmitted for training or study. "This is emphasized somewhat." Mr. Miller said, "by our lack of Knowledge as to where the Russians iegally admitted and formerly em ployed by the Clark Equipment Co. nay be now or where they have jone." Mr. Peurifoy sent Senator Fergu son a memorandum saying that | Soviet nationals admitted for train ing obtain visas as officials of the Russians government. They do not enter as immigrants. 412 'Official' Visas. "Figures are not available," the memo said, "to show the number of Soviet government official trainees in United States." But Mr. Peurifoy reported that of the 1,511 nonimmigrant visas lor Soviet nationals that were good as S alte ,, x τ—- fi ^·· ·>···.·.· « GABARDINE ALL-PURPOSE COAT IMPORTED FROM ENGLAND This new all-weather coat was made for us in England of fine two-ply gabardine. Just the right weight for Washington, it is the ideal all-purpose coat. Fully lined, smartly styled raglan model with military collar, fly front, adjustable cuffs. •>.C J 5 ... l.-w -As Lone Bandit Steals $700,000 In Gems From Sari Gabor Hilton Ky th· Atsociattd Pr«t NEW YORK, Oct. 4.—A kid gloved bandit who came "to fix the wiring" today robbed a· for mer Hungarian beauty queen and hotel magnate's former wife of nearly three-quarters of a million dollars worth of jewelry. The soft-spoken bandit, police said, performed one of the greatest jewel thefts 4n New York history and one of the moet profitable one man jobs ever carried out anywhere. Forcing his way into the pent house apartment of red-haired 28 year-old Mrs. Sari Gabor Hilton, former "Miss Hungary" and formerly wife of Conrad Hilton, hotel owner, he escaped with approximately $700, 000 worth of jewelry after threaten ing to shoot Mrs. Hilton and her infant daughter. Mr. Hilton is the head of a national hotel chain which operates, among others, the May flower in Washington. Mrs. Hilton told police the robber "came into my bedroom and started to pull me out of bed" and she asked him to let her put on a dressing gown. When she pleaded with him to let her keep her widding ring? and a 20-carat diamond engagement rinir. she said, he "laughed and sneered." The holdup man also took a dia mond necklace, two diamond brace lets and a score of other pieces of jewelry. Mrs. Hilton, wearing her jewelry, was photographd by two fashion photographers yesterday at her apartment just off Fifth Avenue, and last night made a round of three exclusive night clubs wearing a dazzling collection of diamonds. She said her loss was partially covered by insurance. The bandit tied Mrs. Hilton, sis ter of Hungarian Actress Eva Gabor, to a love seat and also trussed up her maid, Mrs. Lulu Barth, before fleeing. Chief of Defectives George P. Mitchell who said the jewels Vere valued at between $600,000 and of last June 30, 412 were of the "official'' type. There was no way of telling how many of the 412 were for trainees. Senator Ferguson's suggestion that the United States "close down" on Russian trainees unless Ameri cans are allowed to examine Rus sian production and industries fol lowed calls for restrictions from other lawmakers. In July Russia refused to let a House Labor Subcommittee make a visit. Lack of housing was given as the reason. Then last month mem bers of the Senate Appropriations Committee and five American offi cials, including Mr. Peurifoy, were turned down when they asked to go to Moscow to inspect the United States Embassy. The Russians ob jected to American Inspections in Russia. Both Senator Knowland, Repub lican, of California, and Representa tive Kerst«n, Republican, of Wis consin, as a result of the rejections of committee visits, proposed that the United States limit the entry of Russians to the number of Ameri cans allowed in the Soviet Union. The latest State Department tab ulation put the number of Russian diplomats and other officials in the United States at 532 and the num Der of Americans in Russia at about 130. 2 Washingtonians Win Peabody Scholarships By the Associated Pre»· BALTIMORE, Oct. 4.—Two Wash ington residents were among the 15 winners of scholarships at the Pea body Conservatory of Music an nounced today by Director Reginald Stewart. They are Vincent J. Jablonskl, double bass, and Albert Fuller, organ. The scholarships are for one year each. $700,000, said Mrs. Hilton was In he* bedroom with her six-month old daughter, Constance, when the robber forced his way into the j apartment. Police gave this story of the rob bery: I As the maid answered the door bell, a tall, grey-suited man told her, "I'm here to fix the wiring.-' When Mrs. Barth told the man 'There's no wiring to be fixed," he j drew a gun, pushed his way into ; the apartment, and pointing the ' gun at the maid, said, "Give me the jewelry." Maid Knocked Down. Mrs. Barth screamed, and was ι knocked down by the intruder who i threatened her again with the gun i and said "Now stay there." He crossed to the bedroom, j grabbed Mrs. Hilton by the arm, i pulled her into the foyer, and said: j "If you don't keep quiet, I'll shoot 1 you and the baby." Mrs. Hilton later told no]ire "I was so afraid ior the baby I sat down." After tying Mrs. Hilton and the I maid to a love seat in the foyer, the ί bandit went back to the bedroom 1 where he ransacked a jewel box on a dresser and then took other pieces from closets and a box in the bed room floor under an upholstered chair. Leaves in Elevator. He stuffed the jewels in his pocket and left the building in the self service elevator. After he left, the two women worked free of their bonds. Police said the building is owned by Mrs. Hilton. Police who made a minute exam ination of the apartment said the I bandit, who wore kid gloves, left· one ι behind in his haste to escape with ! his haul. I One police official declared "It's ί the biggest jewelry robbery by one man I ever heard of." Mrs. Hilton, who separated from the hotel magnate in 1944 and signed ; a separation and property agree ment at that time, received her dl ; vorce at Los Angeles, September 17, 11946. Clergymen (Continued From First, Paep > mature American troops are ex posed in Europe. Dr. Beers said that "the extent of the use of alcohol as liquor is appalling" and that the rate of venereal disease "is fraught with evil consequences for the future of Amer ica." He said the average age of troops in one regiment was 19 years. Dr. Ockenga, deploring the "moral debacle of the German people." said that in order to get food, clothing and shelter, "the German will sell his soul." He asserted. "Sex morality does not exist For a few candy bars, a can of coffee or some cigarettes, most women are ready to sell their bodies. Soldiers, white and colored, have/whom they please. In Giessen alone there are 253 colored babies of white mothers, according to the highest military authority in Hesse. The temptation placed before the troops— officers and men alike—is too great, and the majority have succumbed to the sit uation. "The process did hot begin with our troops; it was fostered and abet ted by the Nazis during the war. The full effect may now be seen every where. "Shacking up' is general." I BELGIAN PREMIER ARRIVES—Here to call on President Tru man, Premier Paul-Henri Spaak (left) is greeted at National Airport by the Belgian Ambassador, Baron Silvercruys, on his arrival yesterday from New York. —Star Staff Photo. Numbers 'Continued From First Page.> off with the following sentences, ell light compared with the jail-plus fine sentences of Judge Neilson. Sentences of $50 fines or 60 days for 18 defendants. $100 or 100 days for one, $100 or 120 days for another and $500 or one year for a third. All paid the fines, avoiding jail. Past Offenders Scored. The average penalty for numbers offenders convicted by Municipal Court jurists other than Judge Neil son has been between the $50 or 60 day sentence and $100 or 90 days. In his August 5 statement, Judge ι Neilson declared he favors jail terms along with fines "especially" In cases involving past offenders. 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