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Showers early this afternoon; high near 78. Partly cloudy, low about 68 tonight. To morrow mostly sunny with high near 80. (Full report on Page A-2.) Midnight -73 6 a.m. --65 11 a.m. .—70 2 a.m. —71 8 a.m. —67 Noon-69 4 a.m. —ip 10 a.m. —68 1 p.m-68 Guide for Readers Pag*. Page After Dark_C-4 Finance-A-31 Amusements __A-24 Lost and Found A-3 Comics_C-10-11 Obituary_A-26 Crossword_C-4-9 Radio_C-ll Editorial_A-18 Sports_C-l-3 Edit'ial Articles A-19 Women's Sec. B-3-6 Lote New York Morkets, Poge A-31. 97th Year. No. 225. Phone ST. 5000 ** WASHINGTON, D. C., THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 1949—SIXTY-FOUR PAGES. An Associated Press Newspaper City Home Delivery, Daily and Bunday. *1.20 a Month, when 6 gj /ITT'VT'rpQ Sundays, *1.30. Night Final Edition. *1.30 and *1.40 per Month vrilri-O Pro-Vaughan Testimony Heard In Secret, Truman Says, Asking Public to Wait for General's Story ± ...■■ ■ -- -—1 " Doesn't Approve Way Probe Has Been Handled GEN. VAUGHAN long noted as a jester. Page A-4 President Truman today asked the public to "suspend judgment" on his military aide, Maj. Gen. Harry H. Vaughan, until after the general testifies at Senate sub committee hearings on "five-per centers.” Testimony favorable to Gen. Vaughan has been heard behind closed doors, the President de clared. He added that "in com mon fairness," reporters and edi tors should await the generals testimony. The President made his com ment in a prepared statement at his weekly news conference, while the Capitol buzzed w ith a demand by Senator McCarthy, Republican, of Wisconsin, a subcommittee member, that Gen* Vaughan re sign as co-ordinator of veterans' affairs. Committee Prepares Answer. Another member, Senator Mundt, Republican, of South Da kota, predicted at the same time that Gen. Vaughan "eventually" will be replaced as the President's military aide. Sortly afterward, a meeting of committee members was called to consider a reply to Mr. Truman. There were indications that the testimony relating to Gen. Vaughan in private sessions might be made public. Chairman Hoey is in North Car olina, leaving Senator O'Connor of Maryland as the ranking Demo cratic member of the group. But any action taken undoubtedly would have Senator Hoey's ap proval. Gen. Vaughan's name has been mentioned by witnesses and others almost every day since the Senate group started looking into activi ties of men who get fees for deal ing with the Government through "influence.” j Reads Brief Statement. Reporters today were ready to ask the President for comment on references to Gen. Vaughan in the hearings. Mr. Truman, how ever, anticipated the questioning by reading this brief statement: "At the outset I w^ant to say I do not intend to answer questions pertaining to the testimony given before the Senate Hoey committee. Gen. Vaughan has already said he w’ould go before the committee and make a full statement "I suggest, as the chairman of the committee has already done, that you gentlemen and your ed itors. in common fairness, suspend judgment on Gen. Vaughan until he has been heard by the com mittee." To Testify at Open Session. As he repeated the statement so that it could be copied by re porters, the President paused to remark that his main reason for not commenting on the testimony (Continued on Page A-4, Col. 4.) Six Women Killed In Auto Crash Fire By the Associated Press HOPKINSVILLE, Ky„ Aug. 18.— Six women died a flaming death early today when their automo bile and a car of soldiers crashed into a transport truck between here and Camp Campbell. Kentucky State police said two of the three soldiers in the other automobile were injured. They identified the dead as: Mrs. Lucy Roper, about 45, superintendent of the Jennie Stu art Memorial Hospital at Hop kinsville. Miss Maude Oatts, about 45, business manager of the hospital. Ann Roper, 15, daughter of Mrs. Roper. Miss Mary Ann Pryor, a stu dent nurse, of Memphis, Tenh. Miss Betsy Cason, 18, secretary at the hospital. Miss Mary. Jeffords, 19, of Kevil, Ky., a nurse. Police said the soldiers tried to pass the transport when their automobile rammed into the rear of Mrs. Roper’s car and drove it into the side of the transport. The women's car and the truck, which was carrying four new automobiles, burst into flames. The truck driver, Otis W. Mer riman of Evansville, Ind., escaped injury. Lt. Col. R. V. Bottomly, provost marshal at the camp identified two of the soldiers as Pvt, Marcus Barraza, the driver, and Pvt. Ga briel Huerta. Both are being held under guard, he said, adding that jtheir injuries are not serious. Later the provost marshal's of fice reported the third soldier, Pvt Felice Murrero, walked into camp uninjured and also was placed under guard. Tito Bolstered Against Soviet By Sale of American Steel Mill Export License Granted Yugoslav Regime, Enabling It to Place Order for Plant By the Associoted Press Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia ■ picked up new reinforcements to carry on his fight with Moscow today with assurance from the | United States that he can buy an American steel mill. After months of consideration, j the administration granted the Yugoslav government an export license which it needed before placing the order for the plant. President Truman said today thgt it was on his orders that the Government granted the per mission for purchase of the steel .mill. He told a news conference that the National Security Council Studied the matter and recom mended letting Yugoslavia have the mill. Then, he said, he per sonally ordered that it be sent. The American decision repre ! sents the strongest and most risky move taken by the American Gov ernment to help the Yugoslav dictator since he split with Mos cow nearly 14 months ago. It also settled a long-standing Chinese Nationalists Protest to Britain on Warships’ Activities Violation of Territorial Waters Charged; Foochow Falls to Communists By the Associated Pres* CANTON, Aug. 18.—China pro tested today that British warships, displaying a bellicose attitiAe to ward Nationalist naval units, had violated Chinese territorial waters. The protest was handed to the British Embassy yesterday by the Chinese Foreign Office as these developments came swiftly in the Asian mainland war: 1. Foochow, big port opposite Formosa, fell to the Reds. 2. The Nationalists admitted withdrawing from the Miao Is lands, 210 miles east of Tientsin. The islands had been used by Nationalist naval units to block ade Northern Communist-held ports. 3. Communist armies mounted a big offensive in Hunan province. 4. Americans and other for eigners fled from Canton. The American consulate general ex pects to be closed by tomorrow. Warn Against Repetition. The Chinese note of protest to Great Britain was given to John Coghill, embassy representative in i Canton. i The note warned Britain against repetition. It said the British destroyer Concord was sighted off the mouth of the Yangtze River in territorial waters July 31. After dark, the ^destroyer moved into the mouth" of the river, the note said. (The Concord that night kept a rendezvous with the British sloop Amethyst, which had bees held on the Yangtze be tween Shanghai and Nanking for months by Communist shore guns. The Amethyst escaped in a running fight down the wide river.) The Chinese note said that any British warship entering terri torial waters must have the ap proval of the Nationalist govern ment. Iron Ring Around Foochow. Fall of Foochow wras first an nounced by the official Central News Agency from Taipeh, capital of Formosa. At the same tiipe an army spokesman in Canton vigorously asserted the big port city still was in the hands of iNationalist forces. The spokesman warned newsmen, especially foreign correspondents, < See CHINA, Page iA^5.) Late News Bulletins Stopgap Pay Bill Signed President Truman today signed the stopgap measure to allow about 40 Government . agencies to meet payrolls and other expenses until their reg ular appropriation bills can be enacted by Congress. The i agencies have been waiting for their appropriations since the fiscal year ended July 1 and ; ran out of money. (Earlier Story on Page A-2.) Shots Fired in Finnish Strike HELSINKI (A*).—Police and striking lumberjacks exchanged fire today in the first skirmish of a new Communist strike i offensive which a government 1 official says is aimed at seisin; nower in Finland. argument between the National Defense and State Departments on whether shipment of a steel mill to Yugoslavia would endanger American security. Defense offi cials had frowned on the idea. The decision to go ahead fore shadowed possible approval of a loan to Yugoslavia from the World Bank, where the United States has a dominant voice. Government officials who dis closed the approval of the Yugo slav plant request to a reporter said it was intended to help com bat the tightening Russian directed economic blockade of Yugoslavia. Shipment of the steel mill, valfled at $3,000,000, would mark the first time since the war that the United States has deliberately sent “war potential’’ material to a Communist-run nation. Poland and Czechoslovakia have been clamoring for American machinery and equipment for the past year. The United States has flatly refused to heed their ap peals for fear such strategic (Continued on Page A-5, Col. 2.' Chilean Assembly OKs Emergency Powers to Halt Santiago Rioting *7 Killed and 21 Wounded In Disorder Resulting From Bus Fare Increase |y tht Associated Pres* SANTIAGO, Chile. Aug. 18.— Emergency powers asked by the government to cope with bloody rioting that has gripped Santiago for 48 hours went into effect with congressional approval today. The Chamber of Deputies ap proved the request. 95 to ip, after an all-night session. Disagreement over a ha If-cent increase in bus fares .caused the rioting, w'hiph has cost seven lives. The government charges Com munist agitators have fanned the unrest. The new law empowers the gov ernment to move citizens from one part of the country to the other; to arrest suspects in their homes without court order, and to suspend or restrict the right of public assembly and the liberty of press and radio. It is effective for six months and may be ex tended. 21 Wounded, 4 Seriously. Hospitals said the seven dead included two students, a cadet and a streetcar motorman. At least 21 other persons were wounded, four seriously. Three suffered gunshot wounds. The others were hurt by bricks and flying glass from smashed win dows. Meanwhile, the University Stu dents’ Federation defied Govern ment orders to return to class to morrow, and proclaimed a stu dent's strike. The fare increase w'hich has precipitated all the furor was from 1.40 pesos to 1.60 pesos (3.2 cents to 3.6 cents). The cabinet declared the bus fare was increased only after a careful survey showed it was needed. Few buses were operating in Santiago following the smashing of their windows. Some empty bus depots were set afire. Thou sands of persons were unable to get to work. Merchants have I closed their shops and shuttered their windows. President Gonzalez Videla, who is recovering from a tonsil opera tion, sped to Santiago from his summer residence at Vina del Mar to preside over the cabinet me§t | ing. A cabinet announcement said that “after a detailed study of the situation the cabinet voted to ask ; Congress for a law of emergency powers for the purpose of putting down these attempts against the democratic system, constitutional order and private property." Yesterday’s rioting was wit nessed by Arthur Godfrey of the radio and Eddie Rickenbacker, American aviation executive, tour ing South America. Truman Cites Funds Need if Excise Taxes Are Killed Sy the Associated Press i President Truman said today I that Congress must find enough i money to keep the Government I running if it eliminates all war ; time excise taxes next year as has 'been proposed. The President told a news con ference that as long as 80 per cent of the budget is made up of fixed charges, any drastic tax re vision will have to include meas 'urei to make up revenue losses. AMG in Germanyl To End Nov. 15r McCloy Reveals State Department to Take Over Control After That Date By the Associated Press BERLIN, Aug. 18.—The Ameri can Military Government will go out of existence in Germany No vember 15, John J. McCloy an nounced today. Occupation questions there after will be decided by the State Department and Mr. McCloy, as high commissioner. Military rule over the American zone of Germany came into being in July, 1945, under Gen. Eisen hower. He was succeeded by Gen. Jo seph T. McNarney and then by Gen. Lucius D. Clay. Germans to Rule Selves. Under Gen. Clay the Army gradually turned over to the Ger- j mans a certain amount of self rule. With the new federal re- j public of Bonn organizing Sep-1 tember 7, the Germans will enact . their own laws and govern them selves except in security matters and foreign affairs. Mr. McCloy said in a statement today that the switch from mili tary government to civilian super vision is being accomplished grad ually. He confirmed reports that reduction in the number of oc cupation personnel ‘ is required.” Mr. McCloy assured military government employes however that he would hire as many of them as possible In the new setup. AMG forces now are down to about 2,300. The civilian forces will be about 1,900, MoCloy said. State Department officials are setting up job classifications this week. Those military government employes who qualify will shift to the high commissioner's pay roll effective October 1. Commandants to Meet. Meanwhile, Berlin's four Allied commandants were to meet here; today to haggle over truck passes, postage stamps and potato bugs. Brig. Gen. Frank Howley, Amer ican sector commandant, called the meeting to settle outstanding problems before he leaves for home and retirement September 7 High on the agenda will be a Western request once turned dow n by Russia, that trucks be allowed to travel without special passes from Western Germany to Berlin. The Western Allies also are ex pected to bring up again their proposal that Eastern and West- j ern Germany postage be mutually recognized. I Also to be discussed aie Russian proposals for East-West co-opera-j jtion in fighting such agricultural pests as potato bugs. Two Air Force Fighters Collide at 8,000 feet By the Associated Press SAG HARBOR. N. Y„ Aug. 18.— Two Air Force twin-engine fighter planes collided at 8,000 feet near here today. One man was seen to parachute. State police said they had an unconfirmed report that two bodies had been recovered hear the scene on the north shore of Long Island about 100 miles east of New York City. Mitchel Field authorities said the all-weather Mustang planes— F-82s—carried crews of two men each. They were on a training mission as part of the Air Force 52d All-Weather Group based at Mitchel Field. One plane plunged into little Peconlc Bay, Air Force authori ties said. Police and volunteers hunted the countryside for the other. An Air Force spqkesman said no names would be disclosed until relatives had been notified. Ferguson Denounces I Clark Appointment to Court as 'Political' Questions Qualifications Of Nominee as Senate Debates Confirmation By Robert K. Walsh Senator Ferguson. Republican, of Michigan today opened Senate debate on the nomination of Attorney General Clark to the Supreme Court be denouncing the appointment as “transparently political.” He described Mr. Clark as lack ing “legal and judicial compe tence.” A vote on the nomination, sent to the Senate August 2 by Pres ident Truman, was slated for 3:30 p.m. In his speech. Senator Ferguson also criticized the Senate Judiciary Committee majority for refusing to summon Mr. Clark as a witness before reporting favorably on the nomination. Eisler Case Mentioned. The committee overruled Sen ators Ferguson and Donnell, Re publican, of Missouri to close the hearings and report the nomina tion. Senator Ferguson attacked Mr. Clark s fitness for the high court on a number of grounds, including his attitude toward wire-tapping, his attitude toward civil rights and his handling of the Gerhard Eisler case. He also criticized the Attorney General for his handling of paroles, particularly those involv- j ing several former Capone gang sters in Chicago and for what Senator Ferguson said were his restrictions on the FBI investiga tion of the Kansas City (Mo.) vote frauds in 1946. Criticized on Monopoly Views. Criticizing the appointee for his attitude on monopolies, Sen ator Ferguson said: “Mr. Clark has been given some attention as an antitrust prosecu tor. At the outset there arises a question of the propriety of his sitting in the Supreme Court in antitrust proceedings, but the real question is—did Tom Clark, the trustbuster, let the fires go out in his anti-monopoly activi ties until it was politically expedi ent and politically popular to create a contrary impression?’’ Senator Ferguson explained he held no brief for those of the witnesses who showed left-wing tendencies in opposing Mr. Clark. (See CLARK. Page A-4. > Truman Requested Brannan To Make Farm Plan Tour ly th« Associated Press President Truman said today that Secretary of Agriculture Brannhn’s stumping tour on be half of his farm plan is being made at the President's request. A reporter brought up the mat ter at Mr. Truman’s news confer ence, asking whether the Presi dent didn’t feel that Mr. Bran nan should be kept on the job in Washington. The President replied sharply that Mr. Brannan is available at all times and that the speaking tour is being made at his sug gestion. Prewar Life Span Increased By 2 Years, Statistics Unit Says By tht Associated Press Americans are living nearly two years, longer than the prewar life span, the Office of Vital Sta tistics said today. The average life expectancy for white women at birth is 70.6 i years and for white men 65.2 years, according to calculations based on 1947 death rates. In 1946, white women had a life expectancy at birth of 70.3 years—for the first time exceed ing the Biblical three score years and ten—and white men could expect an average life of 65.1 years. The figure for nonwhite women in 1947 was 61.9 and for nonwhite men 57.9. The average for the Nation as a whole was 66.8. This average, the agency said, is about two years better than the level reached in the three years just before the war. The life span has increased steadily since the turn of the century, largely through control of infectious diseases, thfe an nouncement qaid. j Celler Offers Deal To Get Tickets to Army-Navy Game By the Associated Press “My Dear Colleagues,” Repre sentative Celler, Democrat, ol New York, wrote other House members, "I would deeply appre ciate the opportunity of exchang ing agriculture yearbooks or farmers bulletins for tickets to the Army-Navy (footballs game this fall.” Each member of Congress gets a quota of football tickets to the game and also a quota of farm lit erature. both in demand by con stituents. “In my constituency,” Mr. Cel ler wrote, “the demand for Army Navy tickets is overwhelming, and I am hopeful that this offer of exchange may alleviate the prob lem.” Each member of Congress may buy a total of 16 Army-Navy tickets—eight from sach of the Academy Athletic Associations. They cost $6 apiece, but the mili tary academies give a $1 discount on each of two tickets* for per sonal use by a member of Con gress. Truman Puts Blame \ - * :■ On Congress lor Plans To Lilt Rent Controls Attributes Move to End Curbs in Third of Areas To Insufficient Funds ■ By *h« Associated Press President Truman today blamed the predicted lifting of Federal rent controls in one-third of the areas still having them on Con gress’ failure to provide sufficient appropriations. Questioned at a news conference about Housing Expediter Tighe E. Woods’ announcement yesterday that the rent controls will be lifted by October 1, the President said Congress did not provide enough money to enforce the rent control law. Mr. Woods called in his top lieutenants and regional officials to discuss the stepped-up plans. Officials said a determined ef fort will be made to lift controls first in so-called “borderline” areas — those where sufficient rental housing exists or soon will be available. There was no immediate indi cation which regions they had in mind, and officials said such in formation will not be ready for ' several days. Cuts to Be Country-Wide. Mr. Woods earlier had predicted that no community of more than 100,000 population will be af fected. “The cuts will be country wide, not concentrated in any one par ticular section,” he said yesterday. Controls will be raised under provisions of the present Federal Rent Act which expires next July. It empowers the Housing Expe diter to lift ceilings but to slap them on again if rent gouging occurs. V Since April, when the law be came effective, Mr. Woods has abolished controls in 193 areas. Still under regulation are ap proximately 1,000 counties located in some 590 areas designated by the housing agency. High-ranking rent officials acknowledged that the new de control policy means a drastic speedup of original plans. Budget Slash Cited. Mr. Woods attributed the new action to a budget slash by Con gress. He said the cut in funds for the agency’s operation made it^ necessary either to fire one third of the staff or decontrol one-third of the area where ceil ings exist. The cut was made in an ap propriations measure written by Senate-House conferees trying to iron out differences between sep arate bills pissed by each house. The House has approved the con i (See BENT, Page A-6.) Wire-Tapping Inquiry j Caused Transfer of Fay's Chief Prober Investigation Approved By Clark Before Barrett Acted on Lt. Shimon A far reaching investigation of wire tapping in Washington has resulted in the transfer of Lt. Joseph Shimon from his post as principal investigator in the officp of United States Attorney George Morris Fay, it was learned today. Attorney General Clark gave Police Chief Robert J. Barrett the green light for the investigation before Lt. Shimon’s transfer was ordered, it was learned. John W. Fihelly. acting District Attorney in the absence of Mr. Fay, who is vacationing, said to day Lt. Shimon’s transfer had nothing to do with the recent special grand jury investigation of gambling and the subsequent raids ordered by Mr. Fay. Orders Received Saturday. 1 "I have been told in confidence the alleged reason for the transfer of Lt. Shimon,” Mr. Fihelly said, "and can state that the reason given to me had nothing whatso ever to do with any work per formed by Lt. Shimon for this office.” Acting Police Chief Clarence Talley, said orders to recall Lt. Shimpn from the District Attorn ney’s office were received Satur day ffom Maj. Barrett, who is va cationing at Colonial Beach, Va. He called Lt. Shimon to his office Saturday, Inspector Talley said, and handed him orders transferring him to the newly established 14th precinct, which embraces the far corners of the northeastern and southeastern sections of Washington. Lt. Shimon, who had been on annual leave, asked for and was granted five additional days, Inspector Talley said. He is due to report to his new assignment August 29. First effect of the transfer or der is to bring Lt. Shimon back under direct supervision of Maj. Barrett. Has Been on Independent Status. Since December, 1941, when he was made a lieutenant, the officer has reported directly to the Dis trict Attorney and operated in dependently of the Police Depart ment high command. District Attorney Fay solidified Lt. Shimon’s position in October, 1947, when an order was issued designating the dapper, hand some investigator as the court liaison officer between the Dis trict Attorney's office and the Police Department. What prompted Maj. Barrett to institute an investigation of Lt. Shimon could not be learned. Preliminary findings by Police Department investigators, it was learned, however, led Maj. Bar rett to request a conference with Department of Justice officials. (See~SHIMON~Page A-5.) Man Held in Theft Declares'Short/' Drove Stolen Car It "Shorty” was really driving that stolen automobile, will he please show up at Ninth and P streets N.W. any time now? Lloyd T. Thomas, 29, colored, of the 1500 block of Eighfh street, arrested for unauthorized use of an auto, today obtained legal sanction to open -the search for the man he knows only as "Shorty.” “Shorty.” he told Judge Aubrey B. Fennell was the real driver of the truck in which Thomas was arrested yesterday. Judge Fennell set Thomas’ bond at $1,000 and gave him a week to find "Shorty.” The defendant thinks he "hangs out” at Ninth and P streets N.W. “They always say,it was some body else in these cases,” the judge remarked,- “but it might turn out to be true some time.” Close Margin In House Vote On Arms Seen Ballot Sought Today; Slash Gets Strong Support in Debate BULLETIN The administration took a preliminary defeat on the for . eign arms bill this afternoon when the House tentatively approved the Richards amend ment cutting the amount of funds for Western Europe in half. On a rising vote the cut carried by a vote of 182 to 142. On a count by tellers it was approved, 172 to 137. By J. A. O'Leary The outcome of efforts to. cut the administration s $1,450,000,000 foreign arms program hung in doubt in the House this afternoon as leaders pressed for passage of the bill by evening. Backers of the full amount pre dicted they would win by a nar row margin, but the early hours of debate showed unexpected strength for some reduction in the $1, 160,990,000 earmarked for West ern Europe. The showdown is expected on the motion, of Representative Richards, Democrat, of South Car ! olina, to cut the European fund in half to $580,495,000. Two Other Amendments. Before the Richards motion is voted on, however, there will bo preliminary tests on two other amendments proposing smaller cuts.' They are: 1. By Representative Battle, Democrat, of Alabama to trim $100,000,000 from the fund for Western Europe. 2. By Representative Javits, Re publican, of New York to cut $234,760,000 from Western Europe and fix March 31 as a cut-off date. The pending bill would run to June 30 If most of the 171 Republicans vote for the Richards reduction, the outcome is likely to hinge on how the Southern Democrat* divide. As the debate got underway. Representative Lodge, Republican, of Connecticut placed in the rec ord a letter from Secretary of State Acheson, again stressing the importance of enacting the pro gram without brings attached. More Aid Called Impractical Mr. Acheson wrote that the ad ministration “is firmly convinced that further provision of military assistance to the Chinese National government is impractical and un likely to be effective.” Concerning curtailment of the European part of the program, he said: “It is also the firm conviction of the executive branch that the solemn commitments undertaken by these European nations in join ing with us in the North Atlantic treaty * * * provide a maximum of assurance that further common defense planning will progress as rapidly as can be desired.” He said holding up the arms program until the planning is completely perfected would serve “only to delay in improving the security of the area and to pro long the period during which our ability to resist attack is not com mensurate with our stated deter mination to do so. He added: i "Such delay will be likely to be interpreted as indicative of sus picion and distrust of our allies, and may serve to create doubts * both in their minds and in the minds of the Soviet Union as to \ the sincerity and stability of United States policy. Mr. Achesons letter, dated Au gust 15, was in response to a series of questions submitted by Mr. Lodge, who is supporting the administration's arms program but also is advocating aid for non-Communist China. South Split on Amount. The Southerners appeared to be divided over the amount of the bill. Representatives Cox of Georgia and Durham of North Carolina pleaded for the full amount, while Representative Kilday of Texas took the floor to support the reduction sponsored by Mr. Richards. Mr. Cox made a direct appeal to his Southern colleagues, declar ing that while he does not know what they will do in this issue, "reliance on them has been confi dence well placed whenever the national security has been at stake.” Mr. Cox said to cut this bill “would be appeasement.” On the Republican side Repre sentative Vorys of Ohio took the floor to support the Richards cut. “We’re not in a dire emer (See ARMS, Page A-4.) Marine Dies, Another Hurt In Auto-Truck Collision ! * - Marine was killed and an other injured early today when theil- automobile and a tractor trailer collided on Route 1 about 1 Vt miles north of Stafford Court house, Va. State police identified the dead man as Staff Sergt. Philodor H. Brown, 28, of Holyoke, Mass., who was stationed at the Marine Corps Training School at Quantico.