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Mostly sunny, high about 92 today. Fair tonight with low about 73. Tomorrow sunny with high near 94. (Full report on Page A-2.) Midnight--75 6 a.m._71 11 a.m. _.83 2 a.m.--73 8 a.m.--72 Noon _.84 4 a.m. .-71 10 a.m.-.80 1p.m.-.87 Lote New York~MorketsrPoge AO9. Guide for Readers1 Put Amusements ..A-14 Classified ..B-10-13 Comics _B-14-13 Editorial _A-10 Edit'l Articles..A-ll Finance _A-19 page ! Lost and Found A-3 j Obituary -A-13 j Radio -B-15 Sports_A-15-17 Women's Section_B-3-6 An Associated Press Newspaper 97th Year. No. 215. Phone ST. 5000 *★ WASHINGTON, D. C„ MONDAY, AUGUST 8, 1949-THIRTY-SIX PAGES. 5 CENTS Acheson Resists Arms Plan Shift To Stopgap Basis George, Vandenberg Reveal They Doubt Full Sum Is Needed By J. A. O'Leary Secretary of State Acheson told Congress today he would resist suggestions to cut the Adminis tration’s $1,450,000,000 foreign arms program pending establish ment of the mutual defense coun cil under the North Atlantic Treaty. Senator Vandenberg, Republi can, of Michigan, who has been a leading supporter of a bi-partisan foreign policy, took the lead in proposing a smaller stopgap pro gram which a substantial number of lawmakers, including some Democrats, have indicated they favor. Such a course, Mr. Acheson said, would be little more than a gesture. Question Reveal Doubt. The Secretary had scarcely completed a prepared statement at the opening of Senate hearings today when the question of Sen ators George, Democrat. of Georgia, and Vandenberg revealed the existing degree of doubt that the full amount asked for is need ed at this session. Mr. Acheson had emphasized in his prepared statement a belief that the American people will not be satisfied with “half measures.’’ Senator Vandenberg began by saying he thinks “it would be a great calamity if this session of Congress ended without adequate, legitimate, good faith action on this program." He proceeded to make clear by his questions, how ever. that he thinks good faith in co-operating with Western Europg does not require the full amount now. Wants No Unilateral Tie. The Senator said he wants to make sure this country stays with in the “collective security” ob jectives of the North Atlantic Treaty and avoids unilateral com mitments before the treaty is in operation. “How many nations have rati fied the pact?” asked Senator Vandenberg. “Enough have ratified to put it Into effect as soon as the notices of ratification are received by the United States and the President issues a proclamation,” replied the Secretary. “Is there any reason why the council called for under Article 9, and the Mutual Defense Commit tee. could not be created imme diately?” continued Mr. Vanden berg. “Steps are being taken to bring that about," Mr. Acheson replied. Acheson Would Resist Delay. “I take it that you would resist the idea that our responsibilities at the moment is to proceed in good faith to indicate our attitude and then wait for the next ses sion of Congress, which is only four or five months away, to work out comprehensive plans?” Sena tor Vandenberg continued. “Yes, Senator, I would resist that. I believe we must go for ward on both these fronts at the same time,” Mr. Acheson replied firmly. Mr. Acheson went on to say that “attitudes” do not impress the forces with which the free nations are dealing. He said those forces are impressed only by realities, "and I see no point in allowing months to go by.” Senator Vandenberg interrupted to explain that his reference to “showing our attitude” did not mean that alone, but implied passing an interim program. Two-year Program. He also brought out by ques tioning that 56 per cent of the erifis in this bill, including surplus stocks already on hand, would be delivered by June 30. 1950, while the other 44 per cent would be in * state of procurement. “In other words,” said Senator Vandenberg, “you are making in this bill a two-year program en tirely outside of the council that will be in existence within 90 days. Am I totally wrong that there is no middle ground?” “I hesitate tp say you are ever totally wrong, Senator Vanden tSee ARMS, Page A-5.) Four Drowned as Auto Plunges Off Ferryboat By the Associated Press WENATCHEE, Wash., Aug. 8.— An automobile rolled through the endgate of a ferryboat yes terday and plunged into 12 feet of water, drowning four persons. State patrolmen reported the driver seemed to have lost con trol of the car. The accident oc curred on the swift Columbia River, 16 miles north of here. Although dragging operations were begun almost immediately, no trace of the car or of the bodies has been reported. Two of the six occupants of the car escaped and swam to safety. They were Frederick A. Petrie, 28, of Lewisville, Ind., and Mrs. Inez Blatter, 60, of Pontiac, Mich. The four dead were identified as Mr. and Mrs. Oscar R. Wiker, Manson, Wash., and two visiting friends, Mrs. Harvey C. Petrie, 57, Lewisville, Ind., and Clementine Petrie, 35, of Richmond, Ind. Acheson Plans Capitol Talks To Develop New China Policy Martin Otters Aid Of Republicans in Strong Peace Move By John M. Hightower Associated Press Staff Writer Secretary of State Acheson ex pects to begin consultations with ; congressional foreign policy com mittees before the end of this ses sion on development of a new i American policy toward China and the Far East. Officials said today that the State Department chief expects to have China studies well advanced this summer. It still seemed highly unlikely that they would result in any requests for new legislation before Congress adjourns. Representative Martin of Massa chusetts. Republican floor leader in the House, said yesterday that Republicans "stand ready to join with the administration in the formulation of a strengthened China policy for peace.” Mr. Martin said in his offer of co-operation that "most Republi cans*’ feel as he does. He included with it a criticism of past Govern ment policy on China, saying: "Unless our Government's course undergoes radical change, the dis aster that will be reaped will mean destruction for most of the globe.” Mr. Martin said the Govern ment White Paper of last Friday, Truman and Cabinet To Greet Quirino on Arrival at 4:30 PM. President Quirino of the Philippines is scheduled to ar rive at National Airport at 4:30 p.m. today after leaving San Francisco at 5:17 a.m. (EDT). He will be greeted by President Truman and mem bers of the cabinet. From the airport the two Presidents will ride to Blair House. The visiting President will be honored at a dinner ac1 B o'clock tonight at the Carl ton Hotel. His three-day visit will in clude an address to the Senate and House at 12:15 p.m. tomorrow. Mr. Quirino will depart Thursday morning for two days in New York. writing off the Chinese National ist Government as a failure, is in itself "a confession of inex cusable failure” on the part of the administration. Saying the White Paper amounts to "an Oriental Munich," Mr. Mar tin added that he saw no inten tion of the State Department to work out a China policy on bi partisan lines such as have been successful on the European front. "If this should continue to be (See cinNATPage A-3.) 3 U. 5. Chiefs of Staff Leave for Home Today After European Tour Their Report Expected To Influence Course of Arms Plan in Congress’ By Associated Press LONDON, Aug. 8—America’s top military planners will leave for Washington today after a whirlwind tour of the Atlantic pact countries aimed at cement ing them into a solid defense wall. What they report there will in fluence the course of President Truman's $1,450,000,000 arms-for Europe program now before Con gress. In 10 conference-packed days. Admiral Louis Denfleld, chief of naval operations: Gen. Omar Bradley, Army chief of staff, and Gen Hoyt Vandenberg, Air Force chief, covered Western Europe by air. They appeared mainly to be studying means of reaching air tight military unity among the 10 pact members—unification of stra tegic planning and of the com mand and functions of their pooled armed forces. Shrouded by Secrecy. They inspected the United States}Army of Occupation in Ger many. They met with British, Norwegian and Danish military chiefs in London and conferred with French, Portuguese, Dutch and Belgian military delegations in Paris They rounded off these meet ings—all held under conditions of greatest secrecy—with a long discussion with Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery, chairman of the Western European Union's Five-Nation Military Committee, representing Britain, France, Bel gium, Holland and Luxembourg. The staff chiefs’ trip ended in Vienna yesterday with an inspec tion of American forces in Aus tria. At each stopover, the military leaders were virtually mum on the course of their conversations. They emphasized “no decisions were being made.” But Admiral Denfeld, speaking for the group in Paris, said the talks had re sulted in “great unanimity of opinion on almost all questions." Strategy Kept Secret. They left the world guessing about the specific nature of these questions: Would a large, .pooled army or a small mobile force backed by planes numerous enough to con trol the air be better strategy? Where should the West stand fast in the event of an attack: On the Elbe in Germany? On the Rhine? Or behind the Eng lish Channel? Where should the defense line begin and end? How' much military equipment will America send to Western Europe until her economically hard-pressed countries get squared away? What type of armament will it be? And how soon will it come? How' will each country, having its own peculiar defense problems, weaknesses and strengths, fit into the over-all strategy? If these questions were taken up, the American leaders were not (See CHIEFS OF STAFF, A-3.) ;West German Jobless Fewer, Reversing Trend By the Associated Press FR'ANKFURT, Germany, Aug. 8. —Unemployment in West Ger many declined last month after hitting a postwar peak, the Bizonal Labor Office reported today. During the last two weeks of July, the number of jobless dropped 9,812. It was the first sizeable decrease reported in more than a year. The total of un employed at the end of July was 1,254,450. Ten Foreign Ministers Meet at Strasbourg On Unifying Europe Admission of Greece And Turkey Expected To Be Pirst Business By the Associated Press STRASBOURG, France. Aug. 8. —A historic attempt to unify Eu rope got under way officially in this little city on the Rhine today. Ten Foreign Ministers met as the Ministerial Committee of the Council of Europe in the medieval Strasbough City Hall. French For eign Minister Robert Schuman presided. The ministers represented Brit ain. France. Belgium, the Nether lands, Luxembourg. Sweden. Nor way, Denmark, Italy and Ireland, the charter nations. Assembly Opens Wednesday. The chief decision facing the ministers today was the admission of Greece and Turkey to the council. An official British source said this would be done speedily. Their other tasks will be to fix an agenda for the council’s leg islative branch, the Consultative Assembly, which convenes in the Strasbourg University auditorium Wednesd&y. An official source said the min isters intend to lay down general principles of European co-opera tion and thus leave the assembly wide initiative for detailed proj ects to carry out these ideas. Churchill Will Attend. The council brings together in the committee of ministers and the assembly half a dozen organi zations that work for European unity and individual leaders of almost every political cast, ex cept the extremes of fascism and j communism. The most colorful figure in the assembly will be Britain's war time leader. Winston Churchill, postwar enthusiast for welding together the victor and the van quished as one strong unit. Mr. Churchill is expected to ar rive tomorrow from Lake Garda, vacation spot in the Italian Alps. Mr. Churchill may make the assembly his platform for another strong appeal against the danger of Soviet expansion. Britain's Foreign Secretary “See MINISTERS7Page A-3.) Pravda Tells Russians Truman Fans Hysteria By th« Associated Pross MOSCOW, Aug. t.—Pravda ac cused President Truman today of fanning war hysteria and poison ing the international atmosphere. The attack, written by Commen I tator M. Marinin, occupied almost a full page in the Communist I Party newspaper. “History teaches us ruin is the inevitable fate of every policy based on risk-taking,” Marinin wrote. "Such failure also awaits the policy of President Truman and his friends. “The warmongers continue to rush about, for they feel time is against them. The powerful camp of peace goes forward to meet to morrow, confident of its strength in its truth and in the deep reality of its purposes.” .Marinin said President Truman is “incapable of harkening to the voice of fact,” and is following a policy dictated by warmongers. “This policy is one of artificially playing on nerves, poisoning the international atmosphere and speculating on fear, lack of con fidence and alarm,” it said. “In his message Truman sounds hys terical notes: ‘Don’t lose time! Pass (the arms for Europe pro gram) in the shortest possible time!”’ U.S. Plans Airlift For Quake Area; Toll Over 4,600 Planes in Caribbean Are Alerted to Aid 29 Ecuador Towns By the Associated Press QUITO, Ecuador, Aug. 8.—A call went out today to all United States Air Force and Navy freight planes in the Panama area to join a 'mercy airlift flying doctors, nurses and medical supplies into the | earthquake-ravaged section of Central Ecuador. The death toll of the quake was i reported soaring above . 4,600. Damage estimates from some 29 mountain towns reached $20,000. 000. Countless thousands were in jured. The United States Caribbean Command headquarters alerted all freight planes in the Panama area to join the relief operation. A military spokesman said if there were not enough Air Force and Navy freight planes in Pan ama to carry the required sup plies, additional planes will be drawn from Antilles bases. Some American planes already have participated in the relief work. 2,000 Troops on Duty. The earthquake, which struck Friday, battered communication and transport lines. Two thou sand Ecuadorian troops are on duty in the earthquake zone, re moving debris, repairing high ways and telegraph lines, giving first aid and maintaining order. Communications now are being restored slowly. In the first hours after the dis aster the Ecuadorian air force began the task of flying relief equipment into the region. Two planes of the United States air mission joined planes lent by commercial airlines in the opera tion, making flights from Quito to Ambato, one of the hard-hit cities. The Ecuadorian cabinet voted in emergency session last ni^ht to take immediate action on Pres ident Galo Plaza Lasso’s plans to I rebuild the stricken areas. U. S. Planes Bring Aid. Three United States Caribbean Air Command planes from Balboa took six tons of relief supplies to Quito yesterday. They included blood plasma, serums and drugs. The President, back from a tour of the ravaged areas, said some of the scenes of suffering rivaled even the “most Dantesque" imag ination. Four towns which virtually dis appeared from the map were Guano, Patate, Pelileo and Pil laro. Eyewitnesses returning from Ambato, largest city to receive the full force of the shocks, said the number of dead and injured un doubtedly had been underesti mated. These witnesses said the rav aged area now is only a cemetery where the odor of death is almost unbearable. Volcano Erupts. They said the number of persons buried along the slopes of Tun gurahua volcano may never be known. They reported that when the quakes struck masses of earth slid away from the moun tainsides and the volcano erupted. Frantic relatives who fought their way into the earthquake area in seach of loved ones found mountains of debris instead of comunities. The Patate River was blocked by a mountainslide which created a lake at. the foot of the old town ol Patate. This was the latest breakdown of the death toll by towns and cities taken from official and un official sources: Pelileo, 3,200; Patate, 1,000 up wards; Ambato, 400 to 500; Pil (See"EARTHQUAKE. Page A-6.) rr.... i r — HERE__YOU TAKE I THE BLANK CHECK, i ....BUT GIVE ME ® j- THAT GUN! hmmwzfimrri) Lucas Urges ECA Vote Today, but Kem Rider Threatens New Delay British Socialism Critics May Speak; Senate Floor Ruling on Move Awaited By th« Associated Pret* Weary Senate leaders today began their third week of trying to get quick Senate approval of a multi - billion dollar foreign recovery bill.' PileS up behind it is a stack of delayed appropriations and other necessary legislation. Majority Leader Lucas urged Senators to get the foreign funds measure out of the way before they quit for the day. But Senator Kem. Republican, of Missouri, and others were pushing an “anti socialism ’ rider. Aimed chiefly at England and Francfe, the Kem amendment would bar foreign aid funds for any country that nationalized a major industry in the future. Senator Kem lost his first skirmish by a ruling that the provision amounted to legislation in an appropriation bill, which is against the rules. He has ap pealed to the Senate floor. Senator Butler, Republican, of Nebraska, said he wants to say something about nationalization and socialization of industries be fore the vote. Several other critics of the British Labor government's program of taking over major industries also may speak, including Senators Wherry, Republican, of Nebraska, Jenner, Republican, of Indiana, and Mc Clellan, Democrat, of Arkansas. Sponsors of the European Re covery Program, which will get the big bulk of funds in the bill carrying more than $5,500,000,000, say the Kem provision amounts to telling other nations what their government policies should be. Senator Kem frankly agrees, contending the entire Marshall Plan is “a gigantic interference” in the internal affairs of other governments. Once the Kem proposal is put of the way, passage of the big bill should come quickly. The Senate began debate on it July 22, sent it back to the Appropriations Committee to remove legislative provisions July 28 and then re sumed the current consideration August 2. Mrs. Sumner Welles, Visiting In Switzerland, Dies at Hotel Ex-Undersecretary And Wife Had Gone Abroad for His Health By the Associated Press LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug. 8.—Mrs. Sumner Welles, wife of the former United States Under secretary of State, died here last night. She had made the trip to Switzerland with her husband in an attempt to restore him tfli health. The former Undersecretary said Mrs. Welles died “most unexpect edly.” She was taken ill several days ago and had been confined to bed in her hotel room. Mr. Welles said relatives of his wife are flying to Europe. He said he would return to the United States as soon as possible. Friends of the family said Mrs. Welles was stricken with peri tonitis and she had declined to undergo an operation. Mrs. Welles was Mr. Welles’ second wife. He had two sons, Benjamin and Arnold, from his first marriage. Mr. Welles and his wife sailed to Europe a month ago on a trip planned to restore his health, which was damaged by exposure I when he fell unconydons last! | Christmas night in a snow-cov MRS. SUMMER WELLES. ered field near his Maryland es tate at Oxon Hill. Mr. Welles, still weak from his brush with death, explained July 7 that he was making the trip to “try to get my health back.” The former diplomat had col lapsed while on a walk and fallen Into an icy stream. He was found several hours later. The Welleses had been living quietly in their hotel since their arrival in Lausanne July 19. They (See MBS. WELLES, Page A-5.) Humid Heat in Low 90s Due for Next Few Days A hot, humid day with tem peratures in the low 90s was pre dicted for the District area today by the Weather Bureau. Further more, the bureau said, the next several days will be the same with no relief or cooling showers in the immediate vicinity. Tonight should not be. too un comfortable for sleeping, the bureau added, expecting the tem perature to drop to about 73 be fore tomorrow morning. The temperature today mould not go above 92, according to the forecast. The record temperature for the date here is 101 degrees in 1930. Workers Snarl Traffic Jamming Into Polls For Ford Strike Vote 4,000 of 60,000 Men At Rouge Plant Ballot In First Two Hours' |y the Associated Press DETROIT, Aug. 8.—Ford work ers jammed polling areas and temporarily blocked traffic near the Dearborn Rouge plant as a State-conducted strike vote began today. . Officials of the State Labor Mediation Board estimated 4,000 out of 60,000 Rouge employes had voted within the first two hours. Some lines from the 25 voting booths extended for a block. Cars jammed the area. Dix avenue was snarled’ by a traffic jam for 20 minutes. snuiue service uperawa. Ford Local 600 ran a shuttle service from the Rouge plant to the polls, using six buses. Despite the crowds the vote was orderly. Voters will decide Whether they’ll authorize their officers in the CIO United Auto Workers to call a strike. Authorization does not necessarily mean a strike will occur. Michigan’s Bonine-Tripp labor law requires the vote which State Labor Mediation Board Chairman Noel F. Fox said would take three days. Over the week end, both com pany and union made public ap peals to the workers. Henry Ford II, in a full-page newspaper advertisement, carried in Sunday papers here, urged all his firm’s employes to vote. He also asked them to consider the company's aim “to keep the greatest possible number of people at work at present high rates—not a much smaller number at higher rates.” In two radio addresses Sunday. President Walter P. Reuth^r of the UAW called on union mem bers to vote for action enforcing demands for $100-a-month pen sions, health and welfare bene fits and an hourly wage increase. The site of the strike balloting was a major issue between the two sides. Ford offered its plant prop erty for the purpose, and objected when the mediation board decided to have Rouge and Lincoln plant workers vote at a spot near their union headquarters. Contract Expired July 15. Ford’s appeal to the Michigan Supreme Court—asking for an or der halting the election—was turned down ‘Saturday. Mr. Reuther called the court ac tion “another defeat of the com pany’s policy of doing everything in its power to confuse the issues.” Negotiations for a new Ford contract have been under way since June 2. The old pact ex pired July 15, but both sides agreed to extend it on a day-to day basis. U. S. Cardinals in Rome ROME, Aug. 8 (iP).—Samuel Cardinal Stritch, Archbishop of Chicago, and Edward Cardinal Mooney, Archbishop of Detroit, arrived in Rome today. They came to the Holy’ City from Naples, to which they had sailed aboard the S. S. Excalibur. Subcommittee Defeats Move to Table Entire D. C. Suffrage Issue Final Action Postponed Until August 16, but Backers Claim Victory By Don S. Warren The House District Judiciary Subcommittee today delayed ac tion until August 16 on bills to give Washington an elected city government after defeating, 5 to 2, a move to table the entire suffrage issue. Defeat of the motion to kill the suffrage plan was taken as a vic tory for suffrage advocates, even though action was deferred on a counter-move to forward the en tire subject to the full House Dis trict Committee. : The question of passing the issue ! to the full committee is expected to come up at the August 16 meet ing of the subcommittee. The individual vote, taken at a closed session, was not revealed, but one of those voting against the plan to kill the suffrage issue in the subcommittee was its chair man, Representative Harris, Dem ocrat, of Arkansas, although he has been opposed to enactment of District suffrage bills. Sharp Disagreement Reported. The subcommittee njet in closed session for an hour knd a half. Officials said there was sharp dis agreement over various major pro visions of the pending bills, includ ing the Kefauver bill passed May 31 by the Senate. Representative Klein, Democrat, of New York has introduced an identical copy of this measure in the House. The recently revived proposal for the election of a non-voting District delegate in the House— offered as a substitute for the elected city government plan— • was discussed at today’s session,! but was not brought up for action, j Mr. Harris announced that he j felt personally that the suffrage i question should be" submitted to ! the full committee. He said he had serious doubts, however, of the wisdom of attempts to gain final House action at this session. Harris Explains Decisions. This view also is held by some other committee members. In announcing the subcom mittee’s decisions, Mr. Harris told reporters: ‘‘Discussion ensued as to the propriety of trying to work out the sharp differences in major points of the various bills, par ticularly as to three of them, be fore reporting to the full com mittee. “A motion to table the entire issue was not agreed to.” He said this was by voice vote and gave the ballot as 5 to 2. but said he did not feel he should announce the names of those voting for or against, exlfept sfs to himself. The motion then was made to report the issue to the full com mittee, but this was withdrawn during discussion. Opposed Delay of Week. Mr. Harris said he was not in accord with the motion to post pone until next week a decision (See~HOME RULETPage A-d7)~ , Arnall Ready to Battle falmadge Again Next Year By the Associated Frost ATLANTA, Aug. 8.—-Ellis Arnall said today he would be ‘‘very happy” to battle Herman Tal madge for Governor of Georgia next year. Two and a half years ago, both Mr. Arnall and young Mr. Tal madge claimed the governorship at the same time. And even be fore then, Mr. Arnall’s feud with: the Talmadge clan had been | spectacular. A comeback attempt now would plunge Georgia into a sizzling campaign. Sellinglnfluence His Business, Hunt Is Quoted Grindle Says He Told Of White House 'In' Through Vaughan By Miriam Oftenberg Paul Grindle. the Massa chusetts businessman who touched off a Senate investigation of five percenters, testified under oath today that James V. Hunt boasted to him of an inside track at the White House through Maj. Gen. Harry H. Vaughan and told him he himself had only one thing to sell and that is influence.” Mr. Hunt is the Washington management counsellor to whom Mr. Grindle said he paid a $1,000 fee on assurances that Mr. Hunt's influence would get him Govern ment contracts for his furniture factory. Mr. Grindle's recitation today of his activities with Mr. Hunit included a claim that the fatter had declared that he “could and did go to the White House at any time.’ 1 Johnson Pledges His Help. Mr. Grindle was on the stand before a Senate Expenditures Subcommittee to repeat under oath the story he told the New York Herald Tribune in June about his dealings with Mr. Hunt. The stage was set for the public hearing when Secretary of De fense Johnson, the first witness, pledged his co-operation to "get ride of those unscrupulous men who prey on business and Gov ernment” by peddling influence. Mr. Grindle, who followed him, declared also that Mr. Hunt rep resented himself as one of the “closest friends” of Gen. Vaughan, the President's military aide. He also said that Mr. Hunt claimed to be a close friend of Maj. Gen. Herman Feldman, the Quartermaster General, and Maj. Gen. Alden H. Waitt, chief of the Chemical Covps. Both Gens. Waitt and Feldman have been suspended pending the outcome of this investigation. Highlights of Storye. Here are some of the highlights of Mr. Grindle’s story: 1. He said Mr. Hunt told him : Gen. Vaughn saved a certain \ type of brandy sent to the White House and gave it to Mr. Hunt to take home to his wife. Gen. Vaughan, he said Mi'. Hunt told him, also gave Mr. Hunt gifts of cigars and “other things that came to the White House.’’ 2. Mr. Hunt, he said, told him it was very important to get an Army contract because Mr. Hunt knew that on Secretary Johnson s desk was a plan providing that in case of war the employes would be moved out of plants without Army contracts and assigned to one that did have such contracts. 3. Mr. Hunt, according to Mr. Grindle’s story, handed him a list on May 20 and told him it con tained information on what com panies had bid on the first part of a contract. Mr. Hunt, he said, told him “Never mind where I got this and be sure not to have your figures identical because then somebody in the Quartermaster Corps will know thefe has been a leak.” Dorothy Draper Mentioned. 4. Mr. Hunt, he said, told him that Gen. Vaughan had assured Mr. Hunt there was no reason why Dorothy Draper, New York interior decorator, should not have the decorating contract for a remodeling job at the White House. Mr. Hunt represented the Draper firm. Mr. Grindle said Mr. Hunt assured him there was “no reason why I shouldn’t get the interior woodworking contract at the White House.” 5. He said Mr. Hunt described a $200,000,000 deal he was work ing on to buy back surplus air plane parts and that Mr. Hunt said. “The taxpayers’ blood would boil if they knew about this one." Mr. Hunt, according to Mr. Grindle, said the deal was to have new airplane parts declared sur plus and then buy them for a syndicate at $18 a ton, 6. Mr. Hunt also boasted, Mr. (See FIVE-PERCENTERS, A-6.7 Pennsylvanian Passes Truman On Hill, Arrested A Pennsylvania motorist was arrested by a Maryland State trooper today when he broke into a six-car automobile procession fringing President Truman back from a week-end stay at the Catoctin Mountain camp near Thurmont, Md. Mr. Truman, with Mrs. Truman beside him, was at the wheel of a White House car at,the time. The President drove the entire dis- ^ tance back, averaging about 45 miles an hour on the highways. Between Urbana and Clarks burg, Md., a State trooper Patrick Stakem stopped the Pennsylvania motorist for breaking into tiie procession and passing the Presi-' dent on a hill. The motorist, identified as Wil liam A. Good, Of Harrisburg, was taken to the State police station at Frederick and posted $11 col lateral.