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Lef Any State Sell
Grade A Milk Here,
Murray Asks Senators
Representative Murray, Republi
can, of Wisconsin today urged be
fore a Senate Agriculture sub
committee legalization of the sale
of -grade -A milk in Washington
from any State in the union.
He said milk is selling at from
$2.80 to $3.00 per 100 pounds
<46 quarts) in Wisconsin, but that
the price in some places in the
East is around $5. He also said
that if powdered skim milk were
used here, reconstituted into fluid
milk, it could be sold on the basis
of 6 to 7 cents a quart.
Mr. Murray testified before the
subcommittee headed by Senator
Gillette, Democrat, of Iowa which
is investigating the spread between
the amount the farmer receives
for his products and the amount
the consumer pays. Another wit
ness was Clinton H. Haskell, presi
dent of the Beatrice Foods Co.
of Chicago.
Mr. Murray told the committee
he had introduced a bill for the
sale of milk here from all States,
but that the District Committee
of the House had not considered
it because the committee was oc
cupied with hearings on the bill
“to get a 2-cent sales tax out of
the poor people here.”
He said the cry was raised that
milk from other places than the
Washington area would not be
sanitary.
“But.ihey find it sanitary in dry
weather when milk is short here,”
he said.
Mr. Murray said that because
of a Federal ruling milk can be
shipped from Wisconsin only if it
pays 50 to 60 cents 100 pounds
brokerage.
Veterans
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approve the veterans’ applications
for “certificates of eligibility.”
At the University of Denver,
student veterans were offered
loans by the school, but about *10
of them left the campus yesterday
because they “couldn't run the
gamble” that their programs would
be approved.
Variation in Policy.
At Minnesota, according to the
report, VA officials are requiring
veterans who never before were in
GI training to “justify” that their
education will lead to a vocation.
This is contrary to VA policy as
stated by top-level officials here.
Two students at the university’s
"general college” were turned
down yesterday on the ground
their training would not be “voca
tional.”
Another university graduate
there, who wanted t* continue
study toward a master’s degree,
was told he could not qualify
“because he could get a job with
his bachelor’s degree,” Dr. Brown
was told.
Veterans affected by the new
policy are those who failed to
apply before September 12 to VA
for the certificates making them1
eligible for training. VA, how
ever, failed to announce the Sep-,
tember 12 deadline until after it;
had passed.
While VA has had restrictions
on “avocational ‘training'’ since
July. 1948, the hew. regulation
assumes that a vast number of
other courses may be “avoca- j
tional” to some veterans.
Sees Spirit of Bill Changed.
Dr. Brown said the new policies
"completely change the whole
spirit of the GI Bill.”
“The VA administrative policy,
which up to this point has been
to encourage students to enroll in
legitimate courses, is now impos
ing an increasing number of hur
dles,” he declared.
Of primary interest to .edu
cators, Dr. Brown said, is the fact
that formerly a veteran who said
he wanted to get a college degree
was considered to have satisfied
GI Bill requirements that he have
an “objective” in his training.
“This (new regulation) com
pletely reverses the former policy
that the naming of a degree was
an objective,” he said.
This issue—veterans’ “justifica
tion of employment as a require
ment for education and training”
—will be taken up at a September
30 meeting between VA officials
and the council’s Committee on
Relationships of Higher Educa
tion to the Federal Government,
Dr. Brown said.
The committee is headed by Dr.
LOST;
BILLFOLD, black, with important papers
and keys, on G st. car or Peoples Drug
Store. MI. 8847, —24
BROOCH, lady's: yellow gold. Tiffany set
ting. 4 emeralds, pearls between; 1-inch
diameter; vie. HOLC Bldg., Sec. Bldg, and
cafe. Mt. Pleasant streetcar to 15th and
H to Chevy Chase; reward. RE. 3117;
eves., WI. 1038.—35
CAT, yellow. Persian. Large reward.'Call
CH. 7500, Ext. 347.
FOX HOUND, tan and white, female, be
tween Fairfax and Pender, Va. Reward.
Phone Fairfax 456-J-l.—25
FRATERNITY PIN, diamond shape with
pearls around it: initials on back. "V.J.O.
50"; vie. 8t. Ann's Church, Wis. ave.
OR. 3138.—24
HANDBAG, red lizard lost at Mobile Serv
ice Station, Urbana, Md„ between 10 and
10:30 p.m. Sat.; reward, TU. 2254, —23
KNITTING BAG, between 1316 N. H. ave.
and Adams School, possibly on Mt. Pleas
ant car. NO. 8188 after 6,
LAMP BASE, green Tole. put on seat ol
wrong car. on R st. between Wis. and 34th.
Reward. MI. 3733.—25
SPITZ, black, male, answers to "Mike”;
no collar; vie. Avondale, Md.s reward.
Please call WA. 6898.—24
WALLET, black, blue cloth coin purse,
brown key case; generous reward. Re
turn owner. MRS. ANNIS H. TETREAULT,
U. S. Maritime Commission, Rm. 4220,
Commerce Bldg,—24
WALLET, brown leather, contains several
checks, driving permits and valuable
papers. Call LI. 3-2846._—25
WALLET, brown, vicinity 8th and H n.e.;
valuable papers. Reward. WILLIAt* J.
MCGRATH, LI. 7-5849. _—25
WRIST WATCH, lady's, white gold, brace
let. Bulova. between Argonne pi. and
downtown area; reward. AD. 8700, Ext
524, eves._ 23* ’
^RIST WATCH, lady's. Omega, yellow
•old. six diamonds, on Monday; sentimental
value: reward. HO. 7048._24*
WRIST WATCH, Hamilton, lost Chesapeake
Yacht Club Frldav. Sept. 16; reward.
Phone PI. 3305 or WA. 6939. 25*
WRIST WATCH, diamond, Buiova. lady’s:
lost last Sunday night; liberal reward.
OL. 4838,__—25
WRIST WATCH, mans, canvas strap,
Thurs. morn., bet. 17th and Wash. Cr.
Reward. Box 328-B. Star._—25
WRIST WATCH, lady's, gold. Hamilton;
on back. M. C. 7-7-42; vie. of 14th and
G sts. or Bureau of Engraving or Potomac
Park car about 8:40 a.m.; reward. CO.
3517,
WRIST WATCH, gold, lady’s; black hand:
wet. M and P sts., vie. Wis. ave., on
morning: reward. OX. 0819. —34
BIG REWARD—Lost Wed.. 16th and G
n w.; tan billfold containing *50 cash, lm
portant papers. CO. 9809.
_FOUND.
Found—WRIST WATCH; owner may have
game upon identification. ,WO. 1827. _23
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WINDSOR. ONTARIO.—DOLLAR WORTH $1.10 IN CANADA—Three unidentified men look at a
sign appearing in a store window reminding shoppers that every American dollar is worth $1.10
in Canadian money under the new exchange rates that went into effect Tuesday. Similar
signs appeared on other store fronts in an effort to lure Detroit shoppers. —AP Wirephoto.
Raymond Walters, president of
the University of Cincinnati. At
tending will be representatives of
about 10 universities, geographi
cally distributed, national educa
tional groups and the major vet
erans’ organizations.
Other ramifications of the new
VA control policies also will come
up at the discussion, however, in
cluding their actual effects on
students.
Asked why the agency failed to
notify veterans that all types of
courses this fall would be subject
to “avocational” examination. VA
spokesmen said only that they
continuously have urged veterans
to apply for certificates of eligi
bility early.
Revision Discussed.
Meanwhile, it was learned, VA
officials are "talking about” some
revisions in the new regulations,
but no definite changes have been
decided.
One university official here
said he has been assured student
veterans who have obtained de
grees and want to continue in
post-graduate work “will have no
difficulty,” although they would
fall under terms of the new reg
ulations.
Still unknown, however, are the
number of various interpretations
being placed on the complicated
regulations by officials in VA field
offices throughout the country.
Economic
(Continued From First Paget.
nonpolitical organization, estab
lished in 183$, devoted to planning
by Americans in agriculture, busi
ness, labor and the professions.”
In one of the reports, titled
“Fiscal Policy in the Near Fu
ture,” the economists deplored the
$5,000,000,000 income tax cut put
into effect last year by the Re
publican-controlled 80th Congress.
“Past decisions on taxes and
commitments on expenditures
have resulted in a current deficit
in the cash budget,” the group
said.
“We regard those decisions as
unfortunate, particularly the de
cision in 1948 to reduce taxes; it
would have been the course of
sound policy to-have revenues ex
ceeding or, at the least, equaling
expenditures at the present level
of business activity.”
Opposed to Tax Increase.
But the economists added that
it would be unwise to increase
taxes now.
“Such action,” they said, “might
be in itself unduly deflationary.
There is a possibility that the step
might soon have to be reversed 4o
counter a business turndown.”
Their statement on taxes came
on the heels of a comment by Vice
President Barkley that "a sub
stantial reduction in taxes” might
be made in the next year or two.
Mr. Barkley, addressing a drug
gists convention in New York yes
terday said, however, that he is in
no position to predict just when
corporation and individual income
taxes can be cut.
One Great Merit Seen.
The economists’ views on budget
balancing were outlined in a re
port entitled “Federal Expendi
ture and Revenue Policy for Eco
nomic Stability.”
“The traditional goal of fiscal
policy was to secure a balanced
budget in every single year,” the
report says. “But that objective;
has now proved impracticable and
besides has serious disadvantages
in principle.”
The economists said that while
annual budget balancing is “both
difficult in practice and unsound
in principle,” it does have “one
great merit.” They added:
‘It provides a yardstick by which
legislators and the people can
scrutinize each activity of govern
ment, testing it both for efficiency
of operation and for its worth
whileness in terms of cost. * • •
“If dropping the principle of
annual budget balancing were to
mean dropping all restraints to
unwise and inefficient expendi
ture, grave damage would be done
to our economic and political
systems.”
Others Preparing Reports.
Besides Dr. Sonne, the reports
were prepared by:
Dr. Howard R. Bowen, dean,
College of Commerce, University
of Illinois.
Dr.' J. Kenneth Galbraith, eco
nomics department, Harvard Uni
versity.
Dr. James K. Hall, professor of
economics. University of Wash
ington.
Dr. Albert G. Hart, professor of
economics, Columbia University.
Dr. Clarence Heer, professor of
economics, University of North
Carolina.
Dr. E. A. Kincaid, professor of
finance. University of Virginia.
Dr. Simeon E. Leland, professor
of economics and dean of college
of liberal arts, Northwestern Uni
versity.
Dr. Paul A. Samuelson, professor
of economics, Massachusetts Insti
tute of Technology.
Dr. Lawrence H. Seltzer, pro
fessor of economics and sociology,
Wayne University.
Dr. Arthur Smithies, professor of
economics. Harvard University.
Dr. Tipton R. Snavely, professor
of economics, University of Vir
ginia.
Dr. Jacob Viner, professor of
economics, Princeton University.
Dr. Donald H. Wallace, professor
of economics. Princeton.
Steel
<Continued From First Page).
pearea very hopeful for a settle
ment.
Meanwhile, the steelworkers re
ported that Standard Steel Works
of Lewistown, Pa., had accepted
the steel fact-finding board’s
peace formula in full. Officials
of Standard Steel, a subsidiary of
the Baldwin Locomotive Works,
could not be reached for com
ment.
A resolution adopted by the
steelworkers’ 170-man Wage Pol
icy Committee yesterday said the
President’s letter asking the truce
extension is a “full and complete
vindication of the position taken
by the union in accepting* the re
port (of the fact finding board)
as a basis for negotiating a prompt
settlement of the dispute.”
The strel strike originally was
set for July 16 when steel com
panies refused a union demand
for a 30-cent package Increase
which included more pay, a pen
sion and insurance. Appointment
of a fact-finding board delayed
the strike 60 days.
The second strike deadline—set
for September 14—was averted
when President Truman asked for
and got.,a 10-day truce extension.
Reds Print Volume 25
Of Works of Lenin
By th« Associated Press
MOSCOW.—Volume 25 of the
Works of Lenin—including seven
articles which have not appeared
before in book form—has been
published. Announcing this,
Pravda said the volume contains
the celebrated work, "The State
and Revolution.”
All the works in the volume re
lating to the period after the July
days of 1917 were written under
ground when Lenin had to hide
from the provisional government.
WHY NOT?
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Miner College Professor
Protests Non-Promotion
The Board of Education has be
fore it a complaint filed by Dr.
Paul Cooke. English instructor at
Miner Teachers' College, that it
failed to conform to its established
policy by failing to give him a
promotion recently:
! Dr. Cooke is head of Local 27,
American Federation of Teachers,
and has been an outspoken oppo
nent of the segregated school sys
tem in Washington. He also is
active in the National Association
for the Advancement of Colored
People.
The school board recently ap
pointed Charles W. Thomas of the
Dunbar High School faculty to
an assistant professorship at „the
college for which Dr. Cooke had
applied.
Supporters of Dr. Cooke have
written letters to the school board
accusing it of ignoring Dr. Cooke
because he was active in union and
Negro affairs.
The complaint has been given to
the board’s Complaints and Ap
peals Committee and Dr. Cooke
will be granted a public hearing.
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Incurable Cancer Victim Kills
Her Son and Commits Suicide
ly th« Associated Pr#$s
INGLEWOOD. Calif., Sept. 23.
—“There seems to be only one [
way out.” wrote Mrs. Mary Dav-t
enport, an incurable cancer vic
tim.
Then, police said, she fatally;
shot the sleeping son who had
waited on her so patiently, and
killed herself.
The bodies of the mother, 49.
and her 22-year-old son David
were found yesterday in their auto
court cabin. Police Lt. C. O. Hous
ton said it was a case of murder |
and suicide.
In a letter addressed to a sister,
Mrs. R. C. Pecase of Houston,
Tex.. Mrs. Davenport had written:
“Oh, God, there is the problem
of David. He is so frail and help
less. * * * I can’t see any future I
for him in a troubled world.
“For 18 months I have lived
with this dread disease and men
tal torture, yet hoping a cure
would be found in time to help
me. * * * I have managed to keep
this knowledge from David. He
had so much responsibility tc
bear. I just couldn’t tell him."
This was one of three letters
found in the cabin after the autc
court manager, Mrs. Edwarr
Johnson, said Mrs. Davenport had
phoned her, saying “There is trou
ble.” Two shots rang out. Mrc
Davenport, shot in the head, war
found dead, pistol at her side, ir
a bedroom.
The son’s pajama-clad body war
in the living room, one shot ir
the back, another in the head
Lt. Houston said the boy hac
been shot about 20 minutes before
the mother summoned the land
lady.
U.N.
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successful fight to block debate on
charges that Communist Albania
and Bulgaria are bases for Greek
guerrilla fighters.
Assembly President Carlos P.
Romulo’s hurry-up program got
quick Assembly approval for the
business schedule approved by the
Steering Committee, where Mr.
Vishinsky’s drive was stopped
previously.
Yugoslavia voted along with
Russia and her Eastern European
bloc on their demand that the
U. N. ignore the Greek-Balkan,
Korean unification and interna
tional commission reports and to
abolish the year-around “Little
Assembly.”
All the questions went on to the
schedule, however, by decisive
majorities.
On the question of charging
Hungary. Romania and Bulgaria
with violation of human rights
clauses in their peace treaties,
Yugoslavia announced beforehand
she would abstain from voting be
cause she thought the three other
“people’s democracies” had vio
lated other peace treaty pro
visions. too.
Rights Held Flouted.
All three countries were allied
during the war with Germany, but
their new, Communist-led gov
ernments are now sponsored by
Russia. Yugoslavia was a war
time ally of Russia and other
United Nations, but has since split,
with the Soviets.
The charges were that in trials1
of Cardinal Mindzenty, Bulgarian
Protestant pastors and others, the
three accused countries flouted!
human rights.
The Yugoslav stand, voiced by;
Deputy Foreign Minister Ales|
Bebler, earned a tongue-lashing1
from Dmitri Manuilsky, the Uk
ranian foreign minister. Yugo-.
slavia has made no secret of her
enmity with the peoples' democ
racy countries in the Cominform.
Yugoslavia was certain to incur
more Russian displeasure by her
decision to fight White Russia for
a place on the Security Council.
Yugoslavs will go after the seat
vacated by the Ukraine at the
end of the year.
Barkley's Medal
Worth Only $450
If Melted Down
By the Associated Press
If Vice President Barkley ever
melts down tnai $2,500 gold med
al Congress voted to give him he
will find it is worth only about
.450.
It will come in a $10 leather
case. The manufacturing cost
will be S540. The rest of the
money. $1,500, will go to the
sculptor who designed the medal.
A Senate appropriations sub
committee developed these fact*
at a hearing on the proposed ex
penditure. Minutes of the hear
ings were released today.
Congress voted the medal Au
gust 12 in recognition of Mr.
Barkfey’s “distinguished public
service and outstanding contribu
tions to general welfare.” The
bill before the Appropriations
Committee provides the money to
pay for the medal.
Leland Howard, assistant direc
tor of the mint, said the medal
would take at least 13 ounces of
gold
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