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Truman Attends Rites
At Arlington for First Returned War Dead By George Kennedy Their own families, the Presi dent of the United States and the high command of the Na tion's defense forces paid honor to 20 war dead brought back from overseas today when their bodies were committed to their native soil in Arlington Ceme tery. They were the first of 6,000 from overseas who will be buried there. "The earth and the sea shall give up their dead," said Maj. Gen. Luther D. Miller, Army chief of chaplains, in reading the Christian hope of resurrection in the service. He was followed by Catholic -and Jewish chaplains. The 20 graves were laid out in two rows in a field below the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, hitherto unbroken for burial. The field is bounded by the cemetery wall along Arlington Ridge road at the Arling ton Farms dormitories. Families Sit Behind Coffins. The dead were from the Pacific. Among them were men who had flown the first sorties against the Japs, had waded into the beaches under fire, died in the jungles or had met death aboard ship when kamikaze pilots had managed to get through defense fire. The first shipment of dead from Europe ar rived in Npw York Sunday. The bodies are still held at distributing depots. President Truman, cabinet mem-' bers and commanding officers of the j military services arrived promptly I at 11 a.m., taking assigned positions j in front of a sycamore tree, the i only tree in the field. The Army Band played "Nearer! My God to Thee." The families of the war dead were already seated on benches behind; the coffin in the long roped-ofif rec-j tangle. Friends of the family stood behind them and in back of the ropes stood a crowd that grew to several thousand before the cere mony was over. It was a family crowd, with children there, too. It was a hushed crowd when the chap lain started reading the service. No amplifiers were used, and all strained to hear. Services Last 20 Minutes. The Catholis service was read by Capt. J. F. Hughes, deputy chief of Navy chaplains, and Col. Patrick J. Ryan, who has the same position in the Army. Maj. Henry Tavel of the Army read the Jewish service. Formal services were brief, lasting 20 minutes. After the chaplains concluded, three volleys were fired and taps were sounded twice. Mothers who, more than two years ago, had received "missing in ac tion" telegrams, followed by the dread "killed in action" message, broke down after the ceremonies and wept unrestrainedly. Fathers wept, too, and there was much weep ing in the crowd outside the ropes. Mrs. William R. Somsel of Primos, Pa., knelt to examine the metal dog tags wired to the front handle of the bronze coffin. They were stamped "Second Lt. William R. somsei, jr. Ashes of Jap PW In Box. Another mother held in her arms ί the flag which the guard of honor had held over her son's coffin during the ceremonies. In the center of one row of coffins was a cubicle wooden box. It con tained a bronze urn with the ashes of Aviation Machinist's Mate 3/C Ronald Keith Hathaway, son of Paul L. Hathaway, 3828 Τ street N.W., of the Veterans' Administra tion. Donald Hathaway was cap tured by the Japanese and his body was creinated after his death. Two of the families had their own pastors read services after the scheduled ceremony. The Rev. Paul Reaser of the Lutheran Church cf the Atonement, North Capitol street and Rhode Island avenue, read services over Ensign Donald W. LOST. ~ BILLFOLD, black: between 35nd and Pa ave. n.w. and Port Drum. 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. '-29. Reward for return, even without money. W. WATHEN-DUNN. LU. 7828. BOSTON-TYPE DOG, dark brindle. fTmos. old. bob tail, white spot on chest, answers tο "Beauty." CH. 780(). 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The flags were then folded and presented to the next of kin of the servicemen, first of the Nation's war dead to be returned from overseas for burial in Arlington. —Star Staff Photo. Augusterfer, 4422 New Hampshire avenue. Relatives Reluctant to Leave. A Masonic service was held by a dozen men for Tech. Sergt. Shelby Lovet Cox, who lived at 6100 First place N.W. The families were reluctant to leave the scene. The War Depart ment plans to lower the coffins and fill the graves this afternoon. Standing beside the President dur ing the ceremony were Secretary of the Treasury Snyder, Secretary of j Defense Porrestal, Secretary of the] Army Royall, Secretary of the Navy Sullivan and Secretary of Air Sym ington. Behind them were Admiral Leahy, the President's chief of staff ; Gen. Eisenhower, the Army chief of staff; Admiral Nimitz, chief of naval operations; Gen. Vandegrift, who commands the Marine, and Lt. Gen. Lauris Norstad of the Air Force. A security guard was mounted at the gravesites at 10 a.m. as the bodies made their last stop on the long trip from the Pacific. Among them were the remains of several who fell at Pearl Harbor. The 20 bodies were among more than 3,000 bodies of war dead which arrived at San Francisco October 14. j Along with 300 others, they were sent to the Philadelphia Quartermaster Depot, which is the American Graves Registration Service's distribution center for the Mid-Atlantic area. At the center all the caskets were closely inspected to make certain that no damage had occurred during the long voyage and cross-country trip. 'Waste Le»' Befogs Public, Landon Says By the Associated Press GARNETT, Kans., Oct. 30.—Alf M. | Landon criticized the administra tion's approach to the world food issue, declaring last night that "put ting the emphasis on 'waste less' befogs the public." "The pill we must take," the 1936 Republican presidential candidate said, "is eat less. The administra tion, by sugar coating the same pill, weakened its appeal to the American people and its effective ness." Mr. Landon, speaking before a [Federation of Women's Clubs meet ing, said: "Of all our political leaders, Sen ator Robert A. Taft (Republican, of | Ohio) is the only one that has had! the courage to state the issue plain ly, when he said the only way we j could do the job confronting us 'was to 'eat less.' "Senator Taft was suggesting the way of sacrificial giving. His critics actually were telling the American people that the stuffed belly comes first. They were telling us that we could give our cake and eat it too. "The timid administration's ap proach, of course, means the same thing as Taft's. But putting the emphasis on 'waste less' befogs the public." CIO Says U.S. Ban on Reds Shifted Meeting to Paris I American regulations barring the : entry of Communists into this coun ! try were cited by the CIO yesterday las the cause for shifting an inter national labor meeting from New I York to Paris. The CIO said its meeting withj i representatives of the French Gen-1 i eral Confederation of Labor would j : be transferred to the French capital J I because of restrictions placed on two jFrençh trade unionists. It said the decision followed the State Department's refusal to grant ! visas to Pierre Labrun and Henri iReynaud on the ground that they (are Communists. i Later Attorney General Clark is sued a waiver permitting Mr. Labrun and Mr. Reynaud to enter the coun try for the two days of the meeting, October 28 and 29, with the under standing that they stay in the New York City area. The two refused to accept the visas on this basis. The CIO committee members "protest against this infringement of individual liberty and of trade union liberty" and scheduled the meeting for Paris immediately fol lowing the session of the executive bureau of the World Federation of Trade Unions at the end of No vember. The CIO and the Soviet trade unions are members of the WFTU. The AFL is not. ^"lip to 18 Months to Pay"^, CAMERAS Dork Room Supplies Movi· Equipment World Known Mokes, Catalogue Free Highest Trade in Allowance BRENNER "The Photo Dept. Store of The South" 933 Pernio. Ave. N.W. ^^^top^DeptofJustlc^^^RE^434^^ r British Labor Regime Averts Defeat Twice In Commons Voting By the Associated Près* LONDON, Oct. 30.—Britain's Labor government averted de feat by less than 30 votes on two occasions in the House of Com mons today—the narrowest mar gins it has had since the party ïame to power in August, 1945. By a count of 184 to 160, the Labor majority approved a hotly argued motion to end debate on a contro versial government proposal to abol ish the slim basic gasoline ration now allotted to British motorists. The Conservative opposition greeted the vote with shouts of "gag" and 'resign, resign." A few moments later the House defeated, 187 to 160, an opposition motion to annul the government srder wiping out the basic gasoline ration. The closeness of the votes was due partly to Labor abstentions and the lateness of the hour—the ballot came in the early hours of the morning after a night sitting—which reduced the attendance generally. The Labor Party has 394 seats and mit vviio(<i lautbo ai/v· These votes followed by only a few hours Winston Churchill's fourth unsuccessful effort to throw the Labor Party out of office by adverse parliamentary ballot. The House defeated his attempt last n.ight, 384 to 201. His previous at tempts failed, 381 to 197. in 1945; 374 to 198 last April and 251 to 148 aft August. The debate on the gasoline issue, jn which an adverse vote might lave put the government in a posi ton where it would have been forced to resign, developed a few lours after messengers carried into the House of Commons a petition oearing more than 1,000,000 signa tures protesting against abolition m the gasoline ration. Hugh Gaitskell, newly appointed Minister of Fuel and Power, said the decision to abolish the basic ration was taken as "an essential step in the balance of payments, to save foreign currency in general and dollars in particular." He said It would mean a saving of £7,500,000 ($30,000,000) in dollars. Mr. Churchill immediately seized on the issue and bounced to his feet with the declaration that: "These are very large questions * * *. It would be very much better to allow this discussion to go for ward and allow opinion to develop. [ really cannot feel that the state ment of Mr. Gaitskell, however glib and sweeping and logical it may appear to be, is an answer to the difficulties we have in this practical question of how to meet the diffi culties of our dollar situation." Chuter Ede, deputy leader of the House, said he saw no reason why the debate should be continued and offered his motion to end it. Earlier, the House wound up two days of debate on Mr. Churchill's effort to expel the government by rejecting the opposition leader's res olution stating that Prime Minister Attlee's cabinet lacked the "national leadership, the administrative com petence or the measures necessary to meet" the nation's grinding eco nomic troubles. Mr. Attlee assured the House his government had every intention of carrying out its program of indus trial nationalization and loosed a scathing attack on Mr. Churchill's demand Tuesday that Britain return to a system >of free enterprise along American lines. "I never knew," the Prime Min ister said, "a speech that ignored more entirely the facts on the eco nomic situation." Criticizes Churchill. ' Laborite Sidney Silverman criti cized Mr. Churchill for praising the lifting of price controls in the United States. "Unless these controls are reim posed in time, America is riding for the biggest and most sensational economic disaster in all history. 1 hope to God when it comes they will not start throwing their atomic bombs about the world." Cries of "shame" and "withdraw'1 greeted this statement, and Mr. Sil verman retorted: "Well, it would be a great shame. But if there comes again 15,000,000 unemployed in the United States, I hope at any rate that this country is not going to be dragged at the heels of it and I hope it will be able to insulate itself from it." He said he would withdraw part of his description of the United States as a Nation of "shabby money lenders," for which Mr. ChurchilJ criticized him yesterday. "At least," Mr. Silverman said, "they are not shabby. They are the only people in the world today who can afford to buy good English broadcloth." Layoff of 1,000 Is Reported By Distillery Union Official By the Associated Press BALTIMORE, Oct. 30— An official of the Distillery, Rectifying and Wine Workers' International, AFL estimated today that an approxi mate 1,000 workers had been laid off here as a result of the 60-day holiday in liquor distillation. He said that another 1,000 have found employment in the packaging and shipping phases of the industry Distillation was discontinued as ol last Sunday in order to conserve grain for European shipments. The union spokesman stated thai the effectiveness of the "holiday' might be partially diminished by the loss of "dry grain," a distillation by product used as fodder. 13 New Cases of Polio Reported in Virginia By the Associated Press RICHMOND, Oct. 30.—Virginia's unseasonal outbreak of poliomye litis, begun during September, con tinued last week as 13 new cases were reported to the State Health Department. The new cases raised this year's State total to 155—a dozen above the number reported during all oi last year. Four of the new cases in Wise County, two in Henry County and one each in the counties of Arling ton, Loudoun, Lancaster and Bed ford and the cities of Danville anc Low Prices—All Repairs ALIGN WHEELS ADJUST STEERING $5-40 Parts Extra If Needed Expert Body, Fendec Work and Painting ADDISONI CHEVROLET 1522 14th SI. N.W. HObort 7500 "Little Did I Think the First Day I Dame to You Would De the Turning-Point in My Life!" 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A British Foreign Office spokes man, confirming today reports that the two countries had sent separate notes of protest to Moscow, said they followed two futile oral protests to Russian authorities in Vienna, ι The oil fields—perhaps the largest ! in Austria and jointly owned by British and American capital i through Austrian subsidiary com panies—were taken over by the Russians without warning as repara tions six weeks ago. The formal British-American pro tests were regarded as designed to get the case on record in advance of the coming disucssions by the Foreign Ministers' Council and its deputies on the future of Austria j and Germany. Truman and De Gasperi Talk on New Radio Link By the Associated Press ROME, Oct. 30.—President Tru man and Premier Alcide de Gasperi exchanged messages today over a new radio link between Rome and New York opened by Press Wire less. Both messages emphasized that the new channel, especially foi press usage, would "strengthen the liberty of the press." It will also Mr. de Gasperi said, "cement friend ship' between the Italian republic and your great federation of free peoples." The American President replied with his best wishes foi "your country in my name and thai of the American people." CIO Union Dismisses Officer for Not Filing Non-Red Affidavit By James Y. Newton. The CIO Utility Workers' Union today dismissed an officer for refusing to sign a non-Com munist affidavit as required by the Taft-Hartley law. The action was taken by the un ion's Executive Board just before the officers filed registration papers and affidavits disavowing commun ism at the Labor Department and National Labor Relations Board, making the union eligible to do business under the new law. Union officers announced that James L. Daugherty, California regional director, had been removed as a member of the Executive Board for refusing to file an affidavit. If allowed to stand it would have barred recourse to the NLRB for the entire union. The organization's constitution classifies board mem bers as officers and the new labor law requires all union office's to file the non-Communist papers. William J. Pachler, secretary treasurer of the organization, said the union also has a provision in its constitution barring Communists from membership. TTft fViof whtla TWTr Tia liaV» Art.V denies that he is a Communist, he refused to file an affidavit to that effect. At the union's convention in Buffalo last week, such refusal by an officer was declared to be a vio lation of the constitution. The union decided to comply with the Taft-Hartley Act, although it bit terly criticized provisions of the law. Joseph Fischer, president of the union, said Mr. Daugherty's status as regional director for California will be considered at a board meet ing here next week. The meeting also may consider filling the vacant I post on the board. Mr. Fischer also disclosed that Allan S. Haywood, director of or ganization for the CIO, had quit as adviser to the union because of the pressure of other duties. He said Mr. Haywood's post probably will not be filled. Ban on Smoking on Job At Ford Plants Rescinded By the Associated Press DETROIT, Oct. 30.—Another ves tige of the regime of the late Henry Ford will disappear November 15, when office and plant employes of the Ford Motor Co. will be permitted to smoke on the job. The founder of the industrial em pire, who died last April, always considered smoking a fire hazard and time-wasting. An announcement from the foun der's grandson, President Henry Ford II, said the smoking ban could not be lifted immediately because of the time required to "post signs in dangerous zones, paint lines on the floors outlining these zones, dis tribute ash trays and receptacles." Visitors to the company offices have been permitted for several months to smoke, but even top ranking Ford executives have been forbidden. 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