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Finds Her Guilty
On Both Counts
Of Indictment
Ex-U. S. Worker
Faces Maximum
13-Year Sentence
Judith Coplon was convicted
in District Court a£ 2:30 p.m.
this afternoon on two counts of
an indictment charging espio
The jury returned its verdict
after having the case from 11:12
a.m. yesterday to 2:30 p.m. today.
It spent the night under guard
in a hotel.
Miss Coplon waited throughout
the final hours of the Jury’s de
liberation in the vicinity of the
She faces a maximum sentence
of 13 years and fines of $12,000.
The Jury of four women and
eight men which convicted her
began their, deliberations at 11:12
a.m. yesterday, arter listening to
testimony for nine and a half
The tiny 28-year-old brunette
defendant, first Department of
Justice employe ever charged with
being a spy, was pale-faced and
her chin was cupped in her hands
when the jury returned and the
court clerk asked Foreman An
drew Norford if it had a verdict.
“We have," Mr. Norford replied.
"What say you on the first
"Guilty,” Mr. Norford replied.
“What say ydWyOn the second
By James J. Cullinane and
W. H. Shippen, Jr.
A verdict in the Judith Coplon
spy case was expected momentari
ly in District Court this afternoon
as the jury which has had the
case before it for more than 24
hours resumed its deliberations.
Starting its second day, tbe Jury
met at 10 a.m. and was in ses
sion until the 12:30 luncheon re
Last nights deliberations war?
marked by a jury request for help
from the court.
Foreman Andrew H. Norford, 34.
a Chesapeake & Potomac Tele
phone Co. employe of 1111 Hol
brook terrace N.E., told Judge
Albert L. Reeves that the jury
wanted further instructions on
the legal meaning of •'intent."
The first count in the espion
age indictment of the brunette
Justice Department employe
charges that she pilfered secret
Government documents with in
tent to aid a foreign power and
injure the United States.
After Judge Reeves patiently
redefined the meaning of ‘‘intent”
as expressed in the indictment,
Mr. Norford said he felt satisfied
that the doubts in the jury's mind
had been clarified.
Courtroom Still Packed.
Despite the late hour, the court
room was packed and a long line
of spectators stood in the corridors
when the jury, which began its
deliberations at 11:12 a.m., re
turned. Judge Reeves had been
called from his home to reconvene
• court.
The white-haired 75-year-old
Jurist commended the jury for the
sincerity which he said the four
women and eight men had dis
played in attempting to reach a
fair verdict.
‘‘You usually get intent from
action or speech,” Judge Reeves
explained. “You take into con
sideration all the defendant's con
duct. all her actions, especially on
February 18 and March 4.
Mentions Data Slips.
"You take into consideration the
matter of the data slips, the writ
ings and documents in her purse.
The manner in which they were
packaged. The circumstances un
der which she met Valentine A.
Gubitchev” (her alleged Russian
confederate with whom she was
arrested in New York on March 4.)
Judge Reeves paused and then
told the jury, "This is a matter
for you to reason out, not me.”
Mr. Norford said he thought the
Jury’s mind had been clarified,
but Mr. Gould stood up again and
“Your honor, intent is so in
tangible. Some of the jurors just
can’t grasp it. If you eould go a
little further, as you very ably
started this, it would help. We
don’t want to jump to conclusions
too readily. Some jurors under
stand somethings and some
don’t.” *
Defines Term Again.
"Intent.” Judge Reeves began.
"What was her purpose in taking
the documents?. What were her
intentions? Was she intending to
use them to write a book or pre
pare for a civil service examina
tion, as she has told you, or, as
charged in the indictment did she
intend to use the material to aid
(Sea COPLON, Page A-5J
Judge Won't Let Psychiatrist
Tell Jury Opinion on Chambers
Hiss Attorney Asks 40-Minute Question,
But Professional Answer Is Thwarted
By Newbold Noyes, Jr.,
and Robert K. Walsh
Star Staff Carrliporvdanti
NEW YORK. June 30.—Federal
Judge Samuel H. Kaufman ruled
today that Dr. Carl Binger, the
New York psychiatrist who studied
Whittaker Chambers on the wit
ness stand, will not be allowed to
give the Alger Hiss Jury an opin
ion as to Mr. Chambers’ "mental
The Jurist made his ruling after
permitting Defense Attorney Paul
Stryker to read a 40-minute hypo
thetical question summing up the
entire past of the chief Govern
ment witness as it has been de
veloped during the trial.
Assistant United States Attorney
Thomas F. Murphy registered on
behalf of the Government the
strongest possible protest to Judge
Kaufman's procedure of allowing
Mr. Stryker to pose his long ques
tion, which covered everything
from Mr. Chambers’ relationship
with "one-eyed Annie” to his boy
hood habit of walking through r
brook with his shoes on.
Dr. Carl Binger, earlier in the
trial, sat for several days in the
courtroom and watched Mr. Cham
bers testify about his early life
and his alleged relationship wich
Mr. Hiss. Mr. Chambers is the
Government’s key witness in an
effort to prove that the former
State Department official com
mitted perjury last December when
he told a Federal grand jury that
he never gave State Department
secrets to Mr. Chambers and never
saw him between 1936 and August.
Dr. Binger, who practices here,
and is associated with the Cornell
University Medical School, took
the stand after Mr. Murphy com
pleted his crdss-examination of
Mrs. Prifccilla Hiss, wife of the
44-year-old defendant.
Sandwiched between the two
witnesses w^s Admiral Arthur J.
Hepburn of Washington, war
time chairman of the General
Board of the Navy. Admiral Hep
burn testified he had been closely
associated with Mr. Hiss at the
Dumbarton Oaks Conference and
the 8an Francisco Charter Con
ference of the United Nations and
that the reputation of Mr. Hiss
was “good.” Under cross-exam
ination he said he had never been
in the Hiss home, never met Mrs.
Hiss, knew nothing about the
facts in the current trial, and had
never heard reports that Mr. Hiss
was a Communist of fellow trav
When Dr. Binger was called to
the stand. Mr. Murphy vigorously
urged Judge Kaufman to excuse
(Continued on Page A-4, Col. 2.)
Key Witness' Illness
Halts House Probe
Of Communists Here
WQQW President Declares
Radie Station Has No
Trace of Red Influence
The House Committee on Un
American Activities decided to-!
day to suspend its hearings on
Communist activity in the Dis
trict because of the illness of an
important witness.
Chairman Wood announced the
^ •
inquiry will be resumed at 10 a.m.
next Wednesday. He explained
the committee had decided hot
to proceed until it could hear the
ailing witness, whose name he did'
not disclose.
Morris Rodman, president of
Radio Station WQtfW, was in the
hearing room when Mr. Wood
announced postponement of to
day's session. His attorney, Thur
man Arnold, asked that Mr.
Rodman be permitted to read a
statement, inasmuch as several
witnesses who have refused to say
whether or not they are Commu
nists have testified they hold
stock in the radio station.
Denies Communist Ties.
Mr. Wood pointed out a quorum
of the committee was not present,
but said a copy of the statement
would be received "for reference.”
In it, Mr. Rodman declared:
”1 am not a Communist, and I
have nfver been a Communist. I
have had no connection of any
sort with the Communist Party.
I am not nor have I ever been
sympathetic with Communist ac-;
“If this committee, by its ques- i
tions creates the unfounded sus-i
picion that the station is some
way Communist-influenced, all of
the money that a lot of small
people have put into the company
will be gone.
“I say with all the sincerity of
which I am capable that there is
not a hint or a trace of Red in
Kirk to See Vishinsky
MOSCOW, June 30 (>P>.—The
American Embassy said today the
new American Ambassador, Alan
O. Kirk, has an appointment to
see Soviet Foreign Minister
Andrei Y. Vishinsky Saturday.
More Catholic Riots
Against Communists
Reported in Slovakia
Prague Sources Declare
Red Authorities Had
To Use Martial Law
ly th« Auxiotcd Pm»
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, June
30.—Roman Catholic and diplo
matic sources reported today that
loyal Catholies are rioting against
Communist groups in Slovakia in
the spreading church-state con
In some areas of Intensely Cath
olic Slovakia it was necessary for
Communist authorities to impose
martial law for a period of about
60 hours, a diplomatic source here
‘ Persistent reports about trour
bles keep coming In.” said a reli
able source in Bratislava, the cap
ital of Slovakia.
Report Not Denied in Prague.
The Communist government's
Ministry of Interior in Prague did
not deny the reports. The Infor
mation Ministry said, "The Minis
try of Interior says it has no offi
cial report on these matters. It
gives no confirmation, nor is there
any official denial.”
Police in one of the areas re
ported affected, Turciansky Svaty
Martin, last night denied the re
ports and said they were experi
encing "exemplary quiet.”
The Catholic and diplomatic in
formants here said that in the
town of Nitra in Southwest Slo
vakia, 20 persons were injured in
clashes and one policeman was
severely beaten.
Other reports reaching these in
formants told of similar outbreaks
in the northwest section of the
Details were lacking on the
clashes because of Government re
strictions and monitored tele
phone lines. It is known that
tension has been boiling up in Slo
vakia during the long church
state controversy, now apparently
beading toward a climax. Arch
bishop Josef Beran in Prague is
virtually a prisoner in his palace.
According to the last pastoral
letted of the Catholic bishops,
scores of monasteries have been
closed in Slovakia and priests and
monks have been hauled off to
jail or sent away to other areas.
Three Retire After Long Service
At White House, Receive Gifts
Three men. who have been on
the job for a total of more than
150 years, ended their long service
at the White House today with
the good wishes of President Tru
man. v
The veteran of the trio is Clar
ence E. Ingling, chief of flies, who
has been at the White House
more than 51 years. Next comes
Jules Augustus Rodier, chief of
telegraph and code service with
more than 48 years, and Harry
Lionel Mickey, a messenger whose
service totals 46 years and 11
As the men went on their last
day, the President called them in
and presented each an auto
Mr. Ingling came to the White
House as a telegraph operator lor
what was supposed to be a feyr
weeks’ detail when the Spanish
American War .broke in 1898. He
never left.
Just passed his 18th birthday.
be started life in New Jersey gad
\ ■
as a youngster worked as an exer
cise boy on the stock farm of
Pierre Lorillard, the tobacco mag
nate, whose racing stable once
was one of the best in the coun
At 16, he came to Washington
ami worked in the Western Unton
office in the Capitol is a mes
senger. Later he was clerk and
then telegrapher, holding these
posts until he was Dut on the War
Department rolls and assigned to
the White House. One of Mr.
Ing ling's prized memories revolves
around his service in the "war
room'’ of the White House, where
he received messages telling of
the Battle of Santiago and gave
them to President McKinley.
He was assigned as a White
House clerk, on July 1, 1900.
Mr. Ing ling used to accompany
Theodore Roosevelt to Oyster Bay
every summer. An ardent fisher
man and yachtsman, be is a past
commodore of the Corinthian
(See RETIREMENT, Page A-6.)
Lewis Orders
3-Day Week
In Coal Mines
UMW Chief Acts
After Operators
Refuse to Agree
By James Y. Newton
5tar Staff Corparent
W. Va.. June 30.—John L. Lewis
today ordered a three-day work
week beginning Tuesday for near
ly all of the Nations soft coal
The belligerent union leader,
smiling in good humor, told news
men covering the national coal
wage conference here that he had
notified those of his 400.000 miners
east of the Mississippi that they
are to work only three days a
week so long as negotiations con
tinue with the mine operators.
Producers west of the Mississippi
are not affected by the action.
Two days ago the mine operators
rejected a Lewis proposal that the
industry agree to the three-day
work week as a means of ■ stabi
lizing" their business and taking
care of surplus production. The
operators turned down the propo
sition fearing prosecution under
Federal antitrust laws.
Departure From roller.
But today, Mr. Lewis took mat
ters into his own hands and or
dered the short work week into ef
fect. He said that because of
the Monday holiday the mines
next week would be worked Tues
day, Wednesday and Thursday.
Thereafter, until a new contract is
agreed to by the -operators, the
miners will work only on Mon
days, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Mr. Lewis left the stately con
ference room where he was meet
inf with the operators at the
swank Oireenbrier Hotel here and
strolled into the pressroom to
Hunt for Baby Photo
Of Lewis Gets Reply
'He Never Was One'
Spociel Dispatch to The Star
June 30.—A photographer for
a national picture weekly,
busily engaged here yesterday
making "shots" of John L.
Lewis and others in the na
tional soft coal wage confer
ence, confided that what his
boss wanted most was a baby
picture of the bushy-browed
miners’ chieftain.
"I don't believe he ever was
a baby,” cracked a mine op
The cameraman also tried
unsuccessfully to persuade Mr.
Lewis to don bathing trunks
and take a leap into the big
pool at the swank Greenbrier
Hotel. An operator thought it
“a splendid idea, especially if
we get the chance to drain
the pool before he jumps from
the high board.”
make his announcement in typic
ally dramatic fashion.
The present contract in the soft
coal industry expires at midnight.
The fact that the miners will work
at all after they return from a 10
day'vacation Tuesday is a depar
ture from the United Mine Work
ers ‘‘no contract, no work” policy.
Will Work mt Hourly Rate.
Most of the operators here had
believed that the entire industry
would be shut down after expira
tion of the wage agreement. The
producers and Mr. Lewis have
made little or no progress toward
working out another coal pact.
“The wage contract In all bitu
minous districts expires on June
30,” Mr. Lewis telegraphed the
miners. “Three wage conferences
of magnitude are in session. Addi
tional time is required to realize
expectations for a new agreement.
It is desirable that this time be
utilized under conditions of the
least possible strain upon our
membership, the industry and the
The three negotiating session*
referred to by Mr. Lewis are the
so-called national conference he>e,
separate negotiations which site
are going on here with the c al
producing subsidiaries of the
United States Steel Corp. and the
meeting in nearby Blue held. W.
Va., with the Southern Coal Pio
ducers’ Association.
Mr. Lewis told the miners that
they were to work at the same
wage rate and under the condi
tions prevailing in the present
contract with the operators. The
men are paid $14.05 per day.
which means their earnings under
the 24-hour week will be reduced
to a maximum of $42.15.
Intended to Cat Coal Supply.
The move by Mr. Lewis ob
viously is intended to reduce the
record-breaking supplies of coal
which are on hand. Over pro
duction has brought a sharp slump
in coal prices and Mr. Lewis finds
it difficult to obtain any eon
(8m NKWTON, Page A-ft.) '
The Man in the Moon Says No
PGA Clinic of Leading Golfers
Inaugurates Star Open Today
Chick Harbert to Preside at Ceremonies
' After Stars Complete Practice Rounds
iFurther details, stories and
pictures in, sports section/.
The PGA clinic, a 90-minute
golf show by the greatest stars
of the game, will inaugurate the
$15,000 Washington Btar Open at
5 o'clock today at Prince Georges
Golf and Country Club.
Tomorrow play starts at 9
o’clock with a field of 111 entered
in the four-day chase for the top
money of $2.«00. twenty-four other
cash awards and three amateur
Chick Harbert. the powerful
hitter from Detroit, will serve as
ouster of ceremonies at the clinic
today, which will be presented
after the players complete their
final practice rounds. •
Pairings announced today find
the principal gallery attractions.
Sam Snead. Cary Middlecoff.
Lloyd Mangrum. Johnny Palmer.
Skip Alexander and Dutch Har
rison. carefully spaced through
out the day.
The most popular prediction of
a winning score was 270. which
would be 18 under per over the
8892-yard par 72 layout The
players started their par bust
ing in earnest yesterday as Sam
Snead played 27 holes in wrran
under par. Pate Cooper started six
under for five holes and posted a
67 and Oene Webb had an out
9 of 31.
Eighteen holes daily are sched
uled tomorrow through Monday,
with the field reduced to the low
80 and Ues for the last two days.
In addition to the creep for
the 815.000, eight of the players
are locked in a tight tussle for the
last four berths on the Ryder Cup
team The 8tar Open sinner will
receive 70 points towards a team
Krug, Commissioners
To Meet Tomorrow on
'Recreation Problems’
Conference to Take Up
All Issues, Including
Segregation at Pools
Secretary ot the Interior Krug
will meet with the District Com
missioners at 11:15 a.m. tomor
row at his office to discuss
j ‘•recreational problems in the
District,'’ the Interior Depart
ment announced today. Spokes
men said the meeting would
take up the "broader picture" of
the recreation situation as well
as recent incidents at the city s
public swimming pools over the
racial segregation issue.
The Anacostia swimming pool
has been closed until further
notice by Interior Secretary Krug
because of disturbances there over
the admission of Negroes, which
reached a climax In a near riot.
I In a series of disturbances and
fights yesterday afternoon, five ar
rests were made by police and at
least four persons were injured.
Miss Joan Sexton. 17. of 1725
Sixteenth street S.E. was trampled
by the horse of a United States
park policeman, who was dispers
ing the crowd of more than 500
persons, both colored and white
Miss Sexton was treated at
Casualty Hospital for two broken
toes on her right foot.
Secretary Krug's terse order was
sent to Government Services. Inc.,
late last night. GSI is the op
erator of the Anacostia pool for
the Interior Department as well
as five other public pools in the
Others May Be Closed.
The order merely told GSI to
close the pool until further notice
Interior Department spokesmen
said it could be assumed that, if
trouble arose at any of the other
Interior Department pools, a
similar order would be forth
In another development, the
Interior Department served notice
that it intends to furnish personnel
so that GSI can operate the free
morning sessions at the pools in
case the District Recreation Board
withdraws its personnel who have
been running the free periods.
Although GSI operates the pools
in the afternoon and evenings,
charging admimtoB. the Recrea*
-(See P06U. ho A-I )
Senate Group Votes
Cut in Excise Taxes
Back to 1942 Level
Martin Moves to Bring
Bill Up Immediately
For Vote in House
Sy »*!• h»l
The Senate Finance Committee
today voted 7 to 6 in favor of cut
ting Federal excise taxes back to
1042 levels generally. These are
the taxes on such things as tele
phone bills, railroad tickets, sil
verware and luggage
The vote stuck s tax-cutting
amendment on to a House-passed
bill concerned with industrial al
cohol permits
Senator Johnson. Democrat, of
Colorado proposed It.
On the House side of the Capi
tol. Representative Martin. Re
publican. of Massachusetts, sought
a quick vote on legislation he has
introduced for s cut in the ex
cise taxes.
Mr. Martin said a petition Is
being signed to discharge the
Ways and Means Committee from
< See TAXER, Page A-4 *
H. R. Robinson Named
To Planning Group;
Wurster Is Chairman
New Member Hos Been
Active in Slum Work,
Community Housing
Planning Commiv.ion Meeting
Today, to Dlacuae Establishing •
"Parque America' Here.
Page A-l*.
President Truman today ap
pointed Hllyard R. Robinson 40
year-old colored architect and na
tive of Washington, to be a mem
ber of the National Capital Park
and Planning CoAm Union
The commission, with Mr Rob
inson participating met immedi
ately afterward and elected Wil
liam W. Wurster a member to
be chairman Mr. Wurater suc
ceed* Mat Oen U 8 Grant
III. whose term on the *ommu
slon expired April 30 Mr Rrbtn
son * appointment «a* to the ta
eaney created by the retirement
of Oen Orant
Mr Robinson said that a* a
freshman member of the commu
nion he ha* no formulated idea*
concerning it* work ‘save those
baaed on the principles of gx>d
planning " He said that as an old
Washington resident, he can
recognise the problem* that hare
come up
Law (Hi Housing Held Vital.
H* added the moil ugnlflcant
problem U that of low cost hous
ing and that It Is a moat im
portant part of sound city plan
ning He added that, of course,
there are the questions of traffic
and other planning problem* u>
be added
Mr Robinson lives at 3531 New
Hampshire avenue N W He haa
been active in city planning for
nearly 20 years and ha* concen
See'ROBINSON Page A-« •
Gets $8,000 for lift
CINCINNATI June 30 <#*—
Mr* Anna Wagon lander to of
Newport Ky , was awarded M 000
here yenerdav by a jury on a
claim ahe waa bitten by a
chimpanaee She said she waa
bitten by the animal from the
Cincinnati ®oo during a show at
the Cincinnati Club December 20
1»«T _
21 Woman Lawyers Considered
As Successor to Judge Bentley
The Justice Department will
recommend that President Truman
appoint another woman to succeed
Juvenile Court Judge Pay Bentley,
who relinquished her duties be
cause of a breakdown. It was
learned today.
While this decision la definite.
Attorney General Clark has not
yet made a selection from the list
of 21 women whose names-with
those of 10 mew—have oeec pre
sented by various organisation*
and individuals. The selection is
believed to be several days away,
as the Attorney General, who takes
deep interest in child welfare. Is
known to want the best possible
material for this assignment and
Is weighing the prospects care
fully. He decided that a woman
judge would fill the MU better
than a mam
While the appointment nom
inally is made by the Prssident
it Is customary to aeeapt the At
torney Oeneral s muMMMNfla turns
for ludaeshlps The nomine* must
tie confirmed by the Senate.
In the list of the 31 women pro
posed are four approved by the
Women s Bar Association They
are: Mrs. Mary-Francas Olena.
president. Mrs. Elisabeth Cos. a
former president. Mrs. On* Rita
Mortis. assistant corporation
counsel attached to Juvenile
Court: Mrs. Olive Palrdoth. spe
cial assistant corporation counsel
Others include Mrs Robin B
Miller, chief of the Child Well ary
Division of the Board of MB
Welfare: Mrs Oraee Kanode
Llewellyn, well-known mi mb* r of
the bar. who served with the pros
ecution in the Tokyo war crimes
trials Mrs Martaret A. Hay
wood. formerly member of the
prominent colored law Ana af
Houston Houston Huts *
Wsddy. who now has hor awn
law office, aad Lt Jaaipfitne Bar
risen af the WAVES, formerly m
the office af the Judft Advocate
of the Havy. ,
Transit Walkout
llth-Hour Talk
Mediofor Meets With
Both Sides to A*erf
Midnight Tieup
Capital T*an*.' * deadlOCted
• as* negotiation* attach threaten
a au tke of Waafeingtm * streetcar
and bu* service a: midnight to
night a ere before Ovru* * CT.ing.
director of the Pedate! Media r.m
and Conciliation (bow tfu*
The hastily ra. ed meeting aenl
into session at 15 1® am and
receased an hour-and a half laser
for lunch Shortly after septa
sentalivea of the company and
the union met a nh Mt Clung
and Conciliator Jimn Holden,
they adjourned fro ar palate
A repreaemaU'e of the Metro
politan Police Department »•*
Kiting tn mt the *ea»tona and police
plan* aeie to be fot mo sated later
today for arty precaution* necea*
•are should the strike males igltee.
Negotiation* netaeen the com
pany and union repne*entatleea
broke up after a froute** b®*
minute meeting last night » uh
the union charting tu rout**
lee and a membership meeting to
be' held at Turner a Arena at the
eon tract eaplrea tonight
Baste Issue of the dupute elvish
involves about « JO® employe* «
a union demand for a Sft-cetu
hourly increase plus benefit* but
the puma Mumbling block in
negotiation* u interpretation of
the arbitration clauae
Arbitration Uh* I Hap nice
Streetcar and bu» opera tart
no* receive »i 4» an bout Vha
UStrraM requested company offl*
dais tir. would reel 14 000 000
Unton official* call for arbilra
Uon of live current dtapvte and
OMiUtnd tbtir preaent conn act
call* for aueh artMlrattoo under
a three-member board
- Thd company hold* that thd
dlB\i«d In the preaent conti act
doe* not proytde for arbtuauon
on a nr* agreement and offered
to extend the contract for SO dat*
with retroactive pro* talon* It
deli a five-member arbitration
f Company Ilente* I men Claim
A atatement leaned bv Capital
Transit * prfWdent % D Merrill,
last night declared
**Wr deny the union » claim that
the company t* required by e*t*ung
agreement to artoiliate according
to ihcti plan The muting a*iee~
mem provide* a technique *hteh
ha* been used in the peat Expe
rience indicate* the public interest
ha* not been fuily repieaented in
the procea* 1 do not believe It *aa
ever intended a* binding In dealing
with the term* of a new agreement
although It h** been ao uaed
In a countering atatement
Union President W F Pima and
Financial Secretary John H.
Cook man declaim 11 *e ‘‘repudia
tion’ U the 'Aral lime ihta baa
happened In the more than M
year* of collective bargaining
“The union hae refuted to he
an accomplice in Uila repudiation
of 1U agreement The company
haa determined upen ard declared
war * the atatement charged.
Crewing lasam Charged
The company haa in prior year*
not only arbitrated all curb de
pute* but haa strongly maided
that the agreement waa abwluiely
binding on both tha union and
the company
The unkrn atatrtnrrn **ar> ted
the company u "ahowin* a *row
in* net income' • • • and haa
‘reaervea of (leant* proportion* *
A company apofcraman aatd
Capita! If anal t In the J 3 montha
endlnt May *« aboard an inenmo
of $$00 000
Aa tha llth-hour peace mor#
waa arhedukd the haUoetal Mili
tary EaubUahoaent already had
* tar ted to mobillar car pool* in
event of a atrk» Other Govern
ment a cent tea a* id no official ac
tion toward ahare-tha-rld# plan*
haa been taken
Bomber Claims
During War Held
Vastly Overrated
ft a* tawee »*w
Affierkan bomber crew aictnwi
»*»<»*' Oerman fl*nter* and
gsoupd tar*et* were natb **»•
rated a peatwar appeal**! of tte
1H1 *rr ofXrnam contend*
The alary l# u*»d in tne aeoood
volume in a aertea of awn bring
publlahed tomorrow by the t?m
’ vgyffity of CMta** Preaa The ma
lory la betn« compiled under the
Oroctfcm ef the Air force htainri*
eg! unit
In a foewward to the PM-papo
volume 0peering the period from
Augmt l*«3 Ihrousn December.
I M3 the editor* any a mmpluu of
mttiUfenrw report* of Oerman
ptanc* aha* dams by American
gttamrt "tea mdlraieil that $t«
Air ram claim* mewMjar moro

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