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U. S. Won't Let Navy
Intervene in Seizure
Of 3 Ships in China
By Garnett D. Horner
The United States today forbid
Navy intervention to free three
American freighters detained by
Chinese Nationalist warships near
Shanghai.
The Isbrandtsen Co. of New
York, operators of the three cargo
vessels involved, had asked inter
vention by the Navy.
Admiral Louis E. Denfeld. chief
of naval operations, telegraphed
the company today that “the em
ployment of United States Navy
forces under present circum
stances is not in accord with gov
ernmental policy as set forth by
the State Department.”
The three American merchant
ships—Flying Trader, Flying In
dependent and Flying Clipper —
were intercepted by Chinese Na
tionalist warships off the mouth
of the Yangtse River yesterday
and forced to anchor.
Effective Blockade Required.
The Nationalist government de
clared last June that Shanghai
and other ports occupied by the
Communists were closed to foreign
shipping. The United States ad
vised the Nationalists that it
could not recognize the legality of
this order unless they declared
and maintained “an effective
blockade.”
Secretary of State Acheson said
then that this did not mean the
American Government would at
tempt to run the so-called block
ade. The American position, he
explained, merely reserved the
legal right of American shippers
for damage claims in case of pos
sible losses.
The State Department is await
ing full information on the inci
dent involving the three Isbrandt
sen ships before deciding the
appropriate course of action.
Two of the vessels—the Flying
Independent and Flying Clipper—
were said to be outbound from
Shanghai when stopped by Nation
alist warships along with the in
bound Flying Trader. The out
bound vessels were carrying cargo
and passengers, including four
Americans, three Chinese and 126
Koreans, to Korea, according to
an Associated Press dispatch from
Shanghai.
The Flying Trader was trying, to
enter the Yangtze for Shanghai to
discharge and load cargo.
Ordered to Drop Cargo.
A. P. Pattison, Isbrandtsen's.!
Shanghai agent, said he received
a message from the Flying Inde
pendent captain saying a Nation-;
alist gunboat captain had ordered
the Flying Independent and the
Flying Clipper to “transfer your
Chinese passengers to my ship,
iben either dump your cargo
Jbverboard or return to Shanghai'
and unload it. After that you can
come out with your foreign pas- j
aengers.”
The two ships refused to obeVj
the order. Mr. Pattison, through
the United States Consul in
Shanghai, protested to the State
Department and the Navy and
asked intervention.
. The State Department was in^
fOrmed that the Flying Indeper.d-:
ent and Flying Clipper had ob-!
tained what they thought was;
proper clearance before going into j
Shanghai. The two ships were
said to have signaled a Chinese
Nationalist corvette for permis
sion to go ahead as they ap-1
proached Shanghai. The corvette j
reportedly signaled that it was all j
right and thA followed the |
American freighters into Shang
hai and deserted to the Chinese
Communists in control of the
port.
Top speed of the old covered
wagons which helped settle Amer
ica was about 20 miles a day.
Weather Report
District of Columbia—Sunny and
cool this afternoon. Highest in
middle 60s. Clear and cooler with
lowest about 44 degrees in the city
and 36 degrees in the suburbs to
night. Tomorrow fair and rather
cool. .
Maryland and Virginia — Fair
and cooler with scattered frost in
the interior tonight. Lowest from
30 to 35 degrees in the west and
from 35 to 4& degrees in the east
portion tonight. Tomorrow fair
and cool.
Wind velocity, 12 miles per hour;
direction, north-northwest.
Five-Day Forecast for Washington
and Vicinity, Sept. 30-Oct. 5.
The temperature will average
near normal for the period. The
normal maximum for the Wash
ington area is 72, minimum 52.
Cool tomorrow becoming warmer!
Sunday and Monday and cooler
again by Wednesday. Some rain
likely Monday night or Tuesday
totaling about one-third inch.
River Report.
(From U. 8. Engineers.) ,
Potomac River clegr at Harpers Perry
and at Great Falls; Shenandoah clear at
Harpers Ferry.
Humidity.
(Readings at Washington National Airport >
Yesterday— Pet. Today— Pet.
Noon -84 Midnight_ 82
4 p.m. - 83 8 a.m. _«3
8 p.m. -.-..88 1 p.m._40
High and Low lor yesterday.
High. 61, at 2:22 a.m.
Low. 64. at 11:56 p.m.
Record Temperature This Year.
Highest, 97. on August 11.
Lowest, 21. on January 30.
Tide Tables.
(Furnished by United States Coast and
Geodetic Survey )
„ . Today. Tomorrow
High - 2:07 a.m. 3:15 a.m:
- 9:15 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
High - 2:46 p.m. 3:57 p.m
Low -w—.- 9:30 p.m. 10:33 p.m.
The Sun and Moon.
_ . J Rises. Sets.
Sun. today_ 6:03 5 53
Sun. tomorrow_ 6:04 5 51
Moon, today_ 3:05 p.m.
Automobile lighta must bt turned on
•n»-hall hour after sunset.
Precipitation.
Monthly precipitation in inches In the
Capital (current month to date):
Month. 1949. Aver. Record.
January _ 6.08 3.55 7.83 '37
February - 2.68 3.37 6.64 ’84
March -- 3.42 3.76 8.84 Hi
April _ 1.94 3.27 9.13 '88
May - 6.33 3.70 10.69 89
Jana -*.42 4.13 10.94 ou
Jul»- 4.22 4.71 10.63 '88
August -4.0» 4.01 14.4) '28
September _ 3:45 3.24 17.45 '34
October _ _ 2.84 8.81 37
November - - 2.37 8.69 '89
December ... — -- 3.32 7 56 '01
Temperatures in Various Cities.
Albuquerque 82 55 Milwaukee 57 42
Atlanta . 70 44 New Orleans 77 60
Atlantic City 67 63 New York 67 55
Bismarck_ 76 44 Norfolk 70 56
Buffalo_ 62 39 Okla'ma City 76 47
Chicago_ 68 38 Omaha 67 44
Cincinnati - 68 34 Philadelphia 66 52
Detroit_ 57 39 Phoenix 97 Hfl
El Paso_ 87 85 Pittsburgh 67 39
Galveston 80 62 Portland,Me. 70 58
Harrisburg 60 46 8t. Louis- 81 37
Indianapolis 58 35 Salt L'ke C'y 66 49
Kansas City 66 48 San Antonio 85 58
Los Angeles 95 62 San Pran'eo 73 51
Louisville-. 60 33 Seattle_ 66 57
L* Miami-»80 69 Tampa_81 78
MIDLAND, PA.—STEEL PICKETS HALT CAR—Steel workers, who quit their jobs at the Crucible
Steel plant more than 24 hours before the deadline for a Nation-wide steel strike, set up a picket
line at the plant and halted an automobile yesterday. At the left are automobiles of woikers
leaving the plant, shown in the background. _ —AP Wirephoto.
Steel
(Continued From First Page.)
doubtedly set a pattern for the
rest of the steelmakers.
Conference Called.
Federal mediators feel they can
get Mr. Murray and United States
Steel together. They’re going to
try in conferences throughout the
day and night.
Mr. Murray was jubilant yester
day in announcing Portsmouth’s
capitulation. It was ' the first
crack in the solid industry front
against the free pension-insurance
plan.
But nowhere else did industry
knuckle down to the union terms.
And as the strike deadline ap
proaches the picture grows bleak
er. A steel shutdown, economists
hint, could start a slide toward re
cession.
A steelworker walkout would
push the Nation’s strike-idle past
i the million mark. About 480,000
icoal miners have been idle nearly
two weeks.
industry spokesmen reiusea to
say how long present steel supplies
would last. But a long strike could
wipe out reserves. Production in
steel-using industry would be cut,
: perhaps curtailed entirely. Un
employment would be heavy.
Pickets circled Crucible Steel’s
Midland, (Pa.) plant where 7,000
quit work yesterday, 36 hours
ahead of schedule.
Crucible called it “a full-fledged
strike.” %
Banking of mill furnaces, be
gun early this week, continued
unabated. It takes 24 to 48 hours
to halt steel operations completly
and the industry wants to pre
vent damage to equipment valued
in the millions.
Republic, Bethlehem, Jones &
Lfiughlin, Inland, Midland, Ca4>>
negie-Illinois, Youngstown Sheet; $
Tube, National Tube, Geneva-*
everywhere across the Nation the
steel mills are shutting down.
V Negotiations with two big firms
—Bethlehem and Republic—col
lapsed completely.
These companies, together with
U. S. Steel, offered identical plan|.
The union spurned them.
The firms had offered ti put f
cents for each houi an employe
works into an insurance rlan. But
—and this is what Mr. Murray
turned down with a loud “no”—the
employes must pay 2 cents an
hour into the fund.
The President's fact-finuing
board said the steel industry should
pay for all insurance which in
cludes life, sickness, accident, sur
gical and hospitalization benefits.
As for a pension, the companies
offered to contribute 6 cents an
hour but didn’t say how the pro
gram would be set up. This would
be organized later. And employes
would have to contribute an un
specified sum.
The Ford Motor Co. yesterday
announced acceptance of the free
pension-insurance program as
devised by the presidential board.
It’s exactly what Mr. Murray
wants the steel industry to grant.
And that’s exactly what the
steel industry says it won’t do.
2 Cadets Killed in Crash
Of Corsairs in Texas
By the Associated Press
CORPUS CHRISTI. Tex., Sept.
30.—Two students in the Navy’s
advanced carrier flight training
program were killed yesterday in
an air crash about four miles
south of Beeville.
The students, stationed at Cabi
ness Field here, were flying F-4-U
Corsairs, which crashed and
burned just off the Sinton-Bee- j
ville highway.
The Navy withheld names of
victims pending notification of
next of kin. At Waterbury, Conn.,
the family of Midshipman Paul
Boulier said it was notified he was
killed in a Corpus Christi plane
crash yesterday. The Beeville
crash was the only one reported
by the Navy here.
Churchy La Femme
Is Pago's Turtle Pal
V - - M,
He’s at right, above, taking
his pet boll weevil for a walk,
and that’s Pogo on the left. All
! three are included in the cast
of the new daily comic strip,
“Pogo,” which starts Monday,
I October 3, in
E tinting fctar
Coal
^Continued From First Page.)
session. The Bluefleld meetings
are in recess until next Tuesday.
Violence in Coal Fields.
Meanwhile, 15,000 non-union
miners stolidly dug coal in de
fiance of United Mine Workers
pickets as dynamiting, rifle-fire
and rock-throwing became more
common in the coal fields.
Dynamite blasts wrecked two
tipples at Grass Flats in Clear
field County. Pa., *not far from
Snow Shoe Mountain, and near
Morgantown, Ky.
Robely M. Smith, president of
the Junedale Coal Co. at Grass
Flats, blamed the tipple blast on
UMW pickets.
"There’s no doubt about it,” he
asserted. "It was an out-and
out case of sabotage.”
The regional office of the UMW
at Clearfield refused to comment
on the sabotage charge.
But 24-year-old Richard Huston
of Grass Flats, a UMW member,
declared:
"This mine kept operating when
it shouldn’t have. These non
union miners are fouling it up
for us. That accident is just what
should have happened.”
Coal Convoy Fired.
No one was hurt in that blast
nor at the wrecked coal mine tip
ple of the Hawkes Coal Co. in
Kentucky. Deputy Sheriff Tom
Cox said Kentucky police are in
vestigating the possibility the
dynamite was set off by UMW
pickets.
A 15-truck convoy descending
Snow Shoe Mountain in Central
Pennsylvania was struck by a
fusillade of shots yesterday. The
truckers were carrying non-union
coal from the mines to tipples
where the coal was to be cleaned,
crushed and loaded on railroad
cars.
State police officials said at
least 14 shots, all apparently
aimed at the truck tires, were fired
at the police-guarded convoy. No
one was hurt.
The State police took to the
woods, to chase the hidden gun
men but found no one.
Empty pop bottles and lumps of
coal flew in Dover, Ohio, as strik
ing miners stopped five trucks
loaded with coal.
Two Struck on Head.
Edward Schaar, a part owner
of the Schaar Coal Co. near here,
and Anthony Apiicone, a Roswell,
Ohio, miner, were struck on the
head during the melee and re
quired medical attention.
State and city police and
sheriff's deputies broke up the
battle. *
Police Chief Frank Javens said
the trouble started when the five
trucks, loaded with coal from the
Schaar mine, reached a Dover
gasoline station. Mr. Javens said
more than 100 miners, who were
waiting at a station scales, ganged
up on the drivers and on Edward
Schaar who followed the convoy
in a pickup truck.
Pop bottles stored near the gas
istation and coal lumps from the
| trucks were hprled. Miners chased
jMr. Schaar across the street and
iinto a funeral home where they
drenched him with a garden hose.
In Richmond, Va., the Gov
ernor’s Emergency Fuel Commis
sion held its first formal meeting |
today.
The three-man agency, reacti-j
vated Wednesday by Gov. Tuck to j
avert a coal crisis in the State,
began mobilization of State-wide
forces yesterday. *
Tito
(Continued From First Page.)
Kallai to the Yugoslav envoy in
Budapest, Jura Jovanovic.
The note said Hungary con
siders all her obligations under
the treaty null and void. It ac
cused Yugoslavia of having “de
famed the pact and behaved in an
unfriendly manner toward this
country for years.
The note charged that Rajk’s
trial proved "the present Yugo
slav government organized a plot
to overthrow the Hungarian gov
ernment and that the Yugoslav
minister of interior (Alexander
Rankovic) came to Hungary
clandestinely and negotiated with
Rajk, who had been a police in
former, provocateur and im
perialist agent.’’
Following the Rajk trial, Hun
gary ordered 10 members of the
Yugoslav legation in Budapest to
leave the country.
The Hungarian-Yugoslav friend
ship pact was signed by Marshal
Tito and former Hungarian Prime
Minister Lajos Dinnyes in Buda
pest December 8, 1947.
Czech Press Stepping Up
Campaign Against Tito
PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, Sept.
30 —The Czechoslovak press
stepped up its campaign against
“that traitor” Marshal Tito today
in the wake of Moscow’s denuncia
tion of its friendship pact with
Yugoslavia.
There was no official comment
here on the Moscow action, but it
was generally believed the “peo
ples democracies” in Eastern Eu
rope would follow suit.
The Czech Communist Party
organ "Rude Pravo” led the anti
Tito campaign. It devoted an en
tire p^ge to attacks on Tito and
his Yugoslav government.
The newspaper published two
articles which attacked Tito per
sonally and charged that he and
several members of his present
government had been in league
with the Germans during the war.
Soviet Treaty Renunciation■
Taken Calmly by Yugoslavs
BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Sept.
30 (/P).—Russia’s renunciation of
her treaty of friendship and al
liance with Yugoslav produced
no official reaction here yesterday
—and little surprise.
Officials circles refused to com
ment. The official Yugoslav press
and the government-controlled
Belgrade radio thus far have ig
nored the development.
The average Yougoslav had
taken it for granted months ago
that the pledge had become only
a paper promise with decreasing
significance, since the Soviet
dominated Cominform had begun
a cold war of nerves against Mar
shall Tito's government.
However. Russia's action did
constitute one potentially signi
ficant step in the Balkans cold war
—a definite move toward a break
in formal relations between the
U. S . S . R. and Yugoslavia.
So far, even though Russia and
her satellites have applied stiff
economic pressure and, as Tito
put it this week, "rattled their
arms.” the formal step of a com
plete diplomatic break has been
avoided.
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Gray to Give VA Cuts
To President Soon;
Whole Offices to Go
By William J. Wheatley
The program for impending cuts
in Veterans' Administration per
sonnel, expected now to affect ap
proximately 7,500 persons through
out the country, is expected to be
laid before President Truman by
Veterans’ Administrator Carl R.
Gray, jr„ early next week.
Gen. Gray has spent most of
the week studying the proposals,
which, it was indicated today, are
to close offices completely in some
areas to absorb the reduction in
current appropriations amounting
to $28,000,000 for salaries and ex
penses. The cuts must be made
deeper because the administra
tion already has been operating
on the reduced fund for three
months. The cutbacks will require
approximately another month to
effect after the directive is issued.
No announcement of the af
fected areas is expected until after
the President is acquainted with
the proposed program, because of
the repercussions which are sure
to come from individual Congress
men. The reductions are expected
to hit many more areas than
those ordered by Secretary of De
fense Johnson recently.
Skeleton Forces Opposed.
A VA spokesman said, however,
that Administrator Gray has in-,
dicated he favors closing entire!
offices in some areas. He does
not lean to personnel reductions
which would leave offices entirely
inadequate to handle business, it
wass aid. He is insisting, it was
added, that each office left" intact
be fully manned so that it will
be capable of handling all VA
matters without complaints of
delays.
Closing of offices, it was ex
plained, will save a greater pro
portionate amount of funds, as
rental comes out of them as well
as traveling and other expenses
incidental to operation. Of course,
it was added, some of the rented
quarters have been taken on
long-term contracts, and these
will have to be adjusted, which
involves payVnent for the quarters
for a period in which they are not
used.
Delay Means Deeper Cuts.
The longer , the decision is de
layed. the deeper will be the nec
essary cuts. VA operated for
more than two months of the cur
rent fiscal year before it knew
what Congress was going to do,
and the remaining time has been
used to determine where the
slices are to be made.
The administrator is expected
to lay the matter before the Presi
dent on Monday when he returns
to Washington for a day before
leaving on a trip of approximately
two weeks to the Middle and Far
West. _
Air Freight Men Shown
Speedy New Tronsport .
By the Associated Press
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept.
30.—Before executives of air cargo
lines, a Douglas Aircraft Co. pilot
test-flew its new DC-6A Liftmaster
yesterday.
Douglas describes the plj^e as
“specifically designed for high
speed, low-cost, long-range trans
portation of air freight.”
The test flight was called “suc
cessful.”
The cargo craft is a develop
ment of the DC-6 passenger trans
port. Five feet longer than the
airliner, it can carry a 30,000
pound payload long distances at
more than 300 miles an hour.
Only 10 per cent of American
foreign commerce was carried in
American ships at the close of the
19th century.
The Federal Spotlight
Budget Bureau Denies Agencies
Must Absorb Higher Pay Scales
By Joseph Young
Budget Bureau officials say they have no intention of making
Government departments and agencies absorb the full cost of Federal
pay reclassification legislation now before Congress.
There have been reports that, if Congress enacts the legislation,
the Budget Bureau will order the departments and agencies to foot
the bill. This would result m con
siderable dismissals in personnel
and curtailed operations.
Budget officials say they have
no such drastic plans in mind.
If and when the bill is approved—
and the odds
favor its enact
ment this year
—the Budget
Bureau will fol
low its proce
dure of last
year, when the
$3 30 Federal
pay raise be
came law.
The agencies’
1951 appropria
tion requests
will be thor
oughly an
al y z e d and, Jo,eBh T#nnr
wherever possible without causing
undue hardships, agencies will be
required to absorb some of the
pay costs. However, budget offi
cials emphasize this cost absorb
tion will be only on a partial
basis and won’t be applied at all
in cases where departments and
agencies show such a move would
cripple their operations.
Of course. Federal departments
and agencies would have to foot
the entire cost if Congress orders
them to. And it’s certain such
amendments requiring agencies to
absorb pay raise costs will be of
fered in the Senate, although Sen
ate administration leaders will
fight this proviso. The House
passed its Federal pay reclassi
fication measures without Includ
ing such an amendment.
The odds are, however, that
even if the Senate did approve
such an amendment it would be
knocked out in House-Senate con
ference.
* * * *
HMMM—When the National
Press Club recently reopened its
remodeled men’s bar it allowed
ladies there for that night only in
honor of the occasion.
One of the Press Club regulars
saw the fair sex swarming into the
room and muttered:
“Women’s place is in the Eng
lish Channel.’’
* * * *
AGO—Dismissal notices are be
ing prepared in the Adjutant Gen
eral's Office for 250 civilian em
ployes. While some reductions were
in prospect, only about half that
number were expected.
* * * *
REMINDER—Don't forget that,
starting tomorrow night the Fed-;
eral Spotlight radio broadcasts
will be heard every Saturday at
8:15 p m. over WMAL. The Star
station.
NEW ASSIGNMENT —John
Mitchell, who headed the Civil j
Service Commission's statistical;
division, has left to join the De
fense Department, where he will;
be in charge of co-ordinating sta- •
tistics for the Army, Navy, and;
the Air Force Departments. Mr.1
Mitchell has long been regarded!
as one of the Government’s ace1
statisticians.
* * * *
RETIREMENT—The House yes
terday completed action on the
Senate-approved measure to low
er the cost for Federal employes
upon retirement to provide sur
vivorship annuity benefits for
their wives. The bill now goes to
the White House. President Tru
man is expected to sign it.
The measure reduces the pres
lent 10 per cent annuity cost to
5 per cent for the first $1,500
annual annuities. The 10 per cent
| cost will prevail on all amounts
above $1,500, although the 5 per
cent rate will apply to everyone
on the first $1,500. Also, the bill
provides for survivorship annuity
rights for the widowers of re
tired Federal workers.
The legislation applies only to
those Government workers pres
ently employed. It does not apply
to those already retired.
* * * *
BLOCKED—In this regard, the
Senate the other day refused to
approve the bill that would give
somewhat similar benefits to
those Federal employes who have
already retired.
The bill would allow them to
keep the 25 per cent annuity in
crease voted them last year and
would give them survivorship an
nuity benefits. At present, they
have to choose between the two.
But the economy bloc in the
Senate objected to the cost pro
visions and succeeded in blocking
the legislation.
* * * *
CAPITAL ROUNDUP—Warren
B. Irons, chief of the Civil Service
Commission's retirement division,
will address the monthly meeting
of the National Association of
Retired Civil Employes at 2 p.m.
tomorrow in the National Mu
seum, Constitution avenue and
Tenth street N.W. . . . The de
ficiency bill carrying funds to pay
District government employes
their retroactive $330 pay funds
has gone to House-Senate confer
ence and should be cleared by
Congress within the next few
weeks. ... The Federal Recreation
Committee announces arrange
ments whereby Federal employes
may obtain a 20 per cent discount
on tickets to the Washington
Town Hall lecture series. The
committee's representatives in the
various agencies will handle the
tickets. . . . Jesse C. Johnson has
been appointed deputy manager of
the Atomic Energy Commission’s
raw materials operations office_
The Senate has passed the House
approved bill granting pay raises
to 17,000 medical employes in the
Veterans’ Administration. The bill
has been sent to the White House.
AFL Central Unit Backs
Gravel Strike by 2 Unions
The strike of two unions against
the Smoot Sand and Gravel Co.,
now four weeks old, has been in
dorsed by the Washingtpn Central
Labor Union. ...
The central body of American
Federation of Labor unions here
fully supports the strike of the
Operating Engineers’ Local 77
and the Truck Drivers’ Local 639,
C. F. Preller, president of the Cen
tral Labor Union, said.. He said
the sand and gravel company Had
a “Virtual monopoly” Ofi raw ma
terials used here in fcbe production
of concrete and that as supplies
dwindle, the operations of many
building firms will have to be cur
tailed.
More than 200 workers are in
volved in the strike.
Mr. Preller said the sand and
gravel company's attitude in the
strike is a threat to the com
munity’s welfare and pointed up
the need for a District department
of labor and a city mediation and
conciliation service.
Ewing Says 'Point 4'
Can Help Improve
Social Conditions
By the Associated Press
Federal Security Administrator"
Oscar Ewing said today that Presi
dent Truman's “Point Four” pro
gram can be a big factor for better
I
social as well as economic condi
tions in the world.
That would improve the outlook
for the United States, he told the
House Foreign Affairs Committee.
The security administrator thus
backed up other administration
spokesmen who have urged con
gressional approval of Mr. Tru
man's “bold new program” for
spurring the economic develop
ment of backward areas abroad.
Mr. Truman’s plan was proposed
in his inaugural address last Janu
ary as Point Four of his foreign
policy program. In legislative form,.
it is now the subject of committee
hearings.
FSA Ready to Assist.
Observing that it cannot be ex
pected to produce sensational
overnight results, Mr. Ewing de
clared:
“But in the long run it can be a
major factor in the improvement
of economic and social conditions
throughout the world and in
making the future secure for a
peaceful, democratic United
States.”
Mr. Ewing told the committee
his own security agency is pre
pared to lend technical assistance
in improving social conditions
among the so-called backward
peoples of Asia, the Americas rfld
the Far East. He cited its ex
perience in health, education and
social security.
To Supply Advice, Guidance.
“As I visualize this program,
our task will be, first of all, to sup
ply the technical advice and guid
ance necessary to enable the
people of these underdeveloped
areas to improve their own health
conditions,” Mr. Ewing said.
“Second, or even simultaneously,
we will help to establish programs
of basic education to improve the
standard of literacy and develop
vocational skills, without which
economic development is difficult,
if not impossible.
“And, third, we will give advice
and technical aid in the estab
lishment of necessary programs to
assure social stability.”
Montgomery Tall Cedars
Plan Dance Tomorrow
The uniformed bodies of Mont
gomery Forest No. 134. Tall Ce
dars of Lebanon, will hold their
second annual fall square dance
from 8:30 p.m. to midnight to
morrow in the Silver Spring In
termediate School.
Proceeds will be used to equip
the group’s band and other uni
formed units of the organization.
Used Car
Bargain Page in
the Star Today
Another weekly used-car
bargain page will be found
oday in The Star’s Classified
\d Section. The page high
jghts sales offerings of 18
Metropolitan Washington
used-car dealers.
The bargain page is in ad
dition to the hundreds of
used-car classified ads which
appear daily in The Star.
For used-car bargains al
ways consult Washington’*
leading classified advertising
medium—THE STAR.
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