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Major U. S. Agencies
Are Due to Run Out
Of Money Tonight
Bv tha Anociatad Prnt
Once again, some important
Government agencies are due to
run out of money tonight while
Congress makes up its mind how
much to give them.
Although an emergency measure
financing the Defense and In
terior Departments expires offi
cially at midnight, the two agen
cies are not expected to run into
any real difficulty for a while.
It’s just as well, because no con
gressional action can be taken
until Monday, when the House
returns from a week-end adjourn
Never before have Federal
agencies been forced to operate
.for as long as three months of
a fiscal year while awaiting ap
proval of their budgets.
Three times since the present
fiscal year started on July 1 Con
gress has passed emergency
measures financing on a hand-to
mouth basis agencies whose an
nual money bills had not been
approved finally. Unless compro
mises are worked out early next
week, a fourth emergency measure
will be passed.
Five money bills still are hung
up because the Senate and the
House can’t agree on them. They
account for almost $15,000,000,000
or more than one-third of the
total Federal budget for the pres
ent fiscal year.
The five bills, and the Presi
dent’s budget requests on them,
Military establishment, $13,000,
000,000; Army Engineers, $767,
000,000; Interior, $617,000,000;
third deficiency, $162,000,000 and
supplemental, $75,000,000. The
latter two carry extra funds for
miscellaneous agencies whose reg
ular appropriations already have
been provided.
Congressional experts say the
armed services and the Interior
Department can get along for sev
eral days without official appro
priations because of month-end
lags in bookkeeping. But they
soon will have payrolls to meet
and they can’t pay them without
congressional action.
House and Senate conferees
hope to work out compromises
early next week, but, just in case,
they have another stopgap appro
. priation bill ready.
Hampshire Heights Citizens
To Decide Whether to Meet
The Hampshire Heights Citi
zens ’Association Executive Com
mittee last night decided to
question association members on
whether to hold meetings this
President O. E. Rue said today
he had suggested earlier that
meetings be discontinued because
of poor attendance last year.
At the meeting, however, the
Executive Committee voted to send
questionnaires to members and let
them decide the question.
The Executive Committee will
meet October 20 to look over the
questionnaires. -
Miss Flagstad to Sing
In San Francisco Tonight
By the Associated Pross
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. .30.—
Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian so
prano, is scheduled to sing with
the San Francisco Opera Co. in
“Tristan and Isolde” tonight.
Her appearance here, the first
in 10 years, was a subject of
heated controversy a few weeks
ago. Trustees of the "War Memorial
Opera House banned her on
grounds of the pro-Nazi politics of
her late husband as the reason
for their action.
Their decision was later re
versed. Miss Flagstad’s role to
night marks her postwar return
to a major opera stage.
BILLFOLD, man’s, black; Wednesday evt..
«th st. car. Reward. Call BH. 4280,
BLOND COCKEB, female, answers to ‘‘Poo
corn, missing from Pinecrest, Va., since
Bun., child’s pet; reward. AL. 6412, _1
CAMEO PIN, lost In vicinity of n.w.;
reward. DU. 6637, Ext, 301, _2
COCKE*, female, black, white necktie,
game •‘Cinder. ’ Reward. 12 North dr ,
Bethesda., OL. 0150._i
COCKE* SPANIEL, black, answers to
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COCKER SPANIEL, male, tan, scar over
right eye, answers to name ‘‘Jason," flat
collar around neck; lost vie. Glebe rd. and
Washington blvd., Arl„ on Tues.; children's
pet. Reward. OW. 7266. _30
COLLIE, small, gable and white. In College
UN^-’lss" name “Laddie,” blind; reward.
DIAMOND RING, yellow gold, with plati
num mounting, engraved “M. H. S to
M. E. K., 2/4/46." Reward. AD. 6850.
2 diamonds, ujscribed Inside "J. L. K. to
o ?• ,5‘.VJu5c lyth‘ 1848"; lost Mon.,,
Bept. ..6th. Dupont circle area; reward
Call J. KOEHNE EX. 6115, Ext. 2526.
GOLD BARPIN, antique; vicinity 21st and
C sts. Reward. RA. 9143._—1
GOLD WEDDING BAND, lost on Monday,
initials "K. Y. w. and E. W. K.“; reward.
EM. 5093.___1
PARAKEET, green, name Tlmmie. very
tame and talks. Reward WA, 1693. —30
POLICE PUPPY, brown, 6 mos. old, white
patch on breast, answers to "Grumpy";
reward. VI, 2637,_ -Tj
PUPPY, Labrador, cream colored; vie.
Mass. Park. Reward. EM. 8326. —2
PURSE, black, coin purse, containing
Jewelry, lost in vie. of 12th and E n w.
or left in cab which took us from 12th
and E n.w. to 3400 blk. 14th st. n.w.;
suitable reward. Call MRS. M. PICKETT
TU. 4460.._—30
BING, opal and diamond; left in ladles’
lounge. Blue Room. Shoreham Hotel, late
p.ra. Wed., Sept. 28; sentimental value.
Liberal reward. WI. 2298._ —30
SCOTT IE, black, male, tag 28476, answers
to "Mac"; reward, OB. 0819,
SIAMESE, male, answers to "Rail"; wan
dered from Argyle dr„ nr. Russell rd„
Alexandria. Reward. Call KI. 8-9837.
SILVER POX JACKET, lost Labor Day, In
or near Washington, or in cab. Reward.
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WALLET, brown. In taxi or 34th ol. n e,:
reward. Call AT, 6053.
WALLET, lost at Suburban Hospital Sept.
26th. Mon., containing *11; also social
security; reward, OL. 8107. —30
WALLET, brown. Sept. 28th. between 6th
and E sts. n.w. and Lansburgh’s basement
Please return contents. 1248 New Jersey
ave. n.w. or phone North 5842.«
WRIST- WATCH, lady's, Longlne. white
gold. Spiedel band, on Wed.. Sept. 28;
reward. Call 8L. 2531,—1
ZIPPER PURSE, brown cloth, containing
silver bracelet set with 5 stones, dg. case,
cig. lighter, engraved "Sue"; lost in Dia
rond Cab; liberal reward. 8H. 1434 until
SH. 0934, eves. —1
SoG. little, very dark brown, female,
wearing D. C. tag' found near Potomac,
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COCKER 8PANIEL. found at Karwood
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and his bride, the former Marion Stein, a Viennese commoner,
posed for their wedding picture at the reception in St. James’
Palace yesterday. Left to right: Dowager Queen Mary, her
daughter, the Princess Royal, mother of the bridegroom; the
Earl of Harewood and his bride, King George VI, the earl’s
uncle; Honorable Gerald Lascelles, younger brother of the bride
groom and best man, and Queen Elizabeth.
—AP Wirephoto via radio from London.
House to Give Senate No Credit If It Tries'One-Package' Fund
By Chris Mathisen
If the House Appropriations
Committee wraps all major spend
ing legislation into one big pack
age next year, it won’t be because
the Senate thinks this is a good
This was made clear this week in
House reaction to Senate passage
of a resolution calling for such
consolidated handling of appro
priation measures.
Present indications are the low
er chamber will take' no formal
notice of the Senate’s advice. The
resolution probably will be per
mitted to gather dust. But, para
doxically, the House seems ready
to consider all principal appropri
ation bills in one bundle—just as
the Senate recommended.
The point is that the House
members primarily concerned with
the Nation’s money matters have
no intention of letting any outsid
ers—including Senators—tell them
how they should set about trying
to make ends meet.
House Prerogative.
This jealousy of prerogative
stems from a provision in section
7 of Article I of the Constitution,
which states:
“All bills for raising revenue
shall originate in the House of
Representatives, but the Senate
may propose or concur with
amendments, as on other bills.”
Inasmuch as the House is given
the responsibility for finding the
money with which to pay the Gov
ernment’s obligations, it has beer
traditional that the House alsc
sets the spending pace.
The House passes the appropri
ations bills first. Then, the Sen
ate adds or substracts. and the
variances are resolved in confer
There are 10 regular annual
bills under the present system,
together with several others to
supply deficiencies and such spe
cial money measures as the foreign
aid program.
For a number of years, it has
been suggested that Congress could
get a better picture of how the
Nation stood financially if the
entire budget were taken up in
one consolidated bill.
Ample Authority Now.
Chairman Cannon set a modern
record for speed in clearing the
major spending bills through the
House Appropriations Committee
this year and then announced the
committee had. decided to try the
one-bill system next year.
He pointed out the House rules
permit the committee to handle
the bills in any manner it sees
fit—to report to the floor one, or
three or a dozen spending meas
ures. No special authority for the
consolidated bill is needed, he
So, when asked to comment this
week on the Senate’s action in
approving a resolution calling lor
the single appropriation schedule,
Mr. Cannon said there was no
significance in it. The House
Appropriations Committee will go
ahead with its own plan for one
bill and pay no attention to the
Senate’s enactment, he said.
The Senate resolution was spon
sored by Senator Byrd, Democrat,
of Virginia. It was passed under
unanimous consent procedure.
There is little likelihood, however,
■that it will be called up* in the
House at this session, or, for that
matter, during the next.
“Trial Run” of System.
Mr. Cannon made a trial run
of the system he will use next
year -in handling a supplemental
appropriation bill recently.
Ordinarily, a subcommittee is
placed in charge of a basic ap
propriation bill for a department
or group of agencies. Then, when
supplemental or deficiency items
are sent to Congress by the Presi
dent. they are turned over in a
group to a subcommittee which
handles ohly such “added starter”
But, in the supplemental ap
propriation bill this year, Mr.
Cannon split the assorted items
among the subcommittees which
handled the basic allotments for
the agencies concerned.
This is what will happen when
Mme. Sun Dismissed'
From Post as Adviser
To Nationalist Regime
ly the Associated Press
CANTON. Sept. 30.—Mme. Sun
Yat-sen was “dismissed” by the
Nationalist government today
from her old nominal post as a
political adviser.
The widow of Dr. Sun Yat-sen,
founder of the Chinese republic.
Probably will get a new job—but
with the Communists. She is now
in Peiping, the Red capital.
Former Envoy Ousted.
In another official gesture, the
government dismissed Shao Li
tse, former Ambassador to Moscow
and a leading advocate of peaee
with the'Reds, and fellow “peace
delegates” to Peiping. “They were
willing to be utilized by the Com
munists,” a spokesman said. -
As far back as'1946, Mme. Sim
—a sister of Mme. Chiang Kai
shek—issued a statement calling
for withdrawal of American mili
tary supplies and troops from
China, charging “reactionaries”
with fomenting an American
Russian war.
Last July she became chairman
of the Sino-*8oviet ’ Friendship As
sociation.” (Several weeks earlier,
the Red radio said she had issued
a statement praising the Com
munist victory in China.)
Troops Pour .Northward.
Meanwhile, the Chinese Na
tionalists were reported to be
pouring more reinforcements into
the Kukong area to block the ap
proaches to Canton.
Kukong is 125 miles north of
thfe refugee capital.
Communist guerrillas harassed
Nationalist positions near Yanfa,
just north of Kukong. Across the
border in Kiangsi province. Red
regulars waited to strike. A large
irregular force was reported as
sembling near Yanfa, 20 miles
north of Kukong.
Near Chihing, 25 miles east of
Several Atom Bombers Sent
To Alaska for 'Routine Training'
ly tht Associated Press
The United States has dis
patched several of its far-ranging
B-36 atom bombers to Alaska, the
| Air Force disclosed late yesterday.
; It said the mission was for “rou
! tine training.”
Just how long the giant planes
would remain at America’s Artie
outpost—only a short hop from
Russia—the Air Force did not
It reported that about four
B-36s sped north from their Fort
Worth, Tex., base last week—
about the time President Truman
broke the news of Russia’s atomic
A high officer said this was only
The development. however,
underscored efforts here in the
Capital to increase this country’s
atom bomb stockpiles.
Top atomic experts again met
behind closed doors on Capitol
Hill to map ways to speed pro
duction. But members of the Sen
ate-House Atomic Energy Com
mittee and the Atomic Energy
Commission refused to divulge
what progress had been made.
Senator McMahon, Democrat,
of Connecticut, chairman of the
joint congressional committee,
told reporters the two groups
would hold another secret session
Kukong, forward elements of Red
regulars were digging in to meet
A Nationalist attack along the
| Kukong-Chihing' road.
Reds Blasted by Planes.
A Central News Agency dispatch
reported air raiders destroyed
most of the Red defense works
and many invasion craft—junks
and stfmpans — on the Fukien
coast. This may have forestalled
an amphibious a.oault on Amoy
Island, under Communist siege
from the mainland.
The Ministries of Defense and
Interior prepared to investigate
the case of Gen. Chu Shoa-llang.
As governor of Fukien province,
he was the nominal commander
in the recent futile defense of
Foochow was garrisoned by
troops under Gen. Tank En-po,
who directed the losing battles for
Nanking. Shanghai and Hang
Ruined Crop Land
Almost 100,000,000 acres of crop
lands hav£ been ruined or nearly
ruined for crop production and
another 1,000,000 severely dam
aged by soil-depleting practices.
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Court Clears Bogart
Of Roughing Up Model
ly th« Associated Press
NEW YORK, Sept. 30.—Hum
phrey Bogart, the movie tough
guy, was cleared today of bruising
a pretty model because she tried
to take his panda doll away from
Magistrate John R. Starkey dis
missed an assault complaint
brought , by Brunette Robin Rob
erts, 23, thus ringing down the
curtain on the predawn battle of
El Morocco.
The magistrate said there
wasn’t enough evidence to war
rant a formal charge being placed
against Bogart.
The movie star, specialist in
tough-talking, hard-fighting roles,
played to standing room only
when he appeared to answer the
model’s complaint.
Her story was that Bogart
shoved her, causing her to fall
down and bruise herself on the
hip and elsewhere, when she play
fully borrowed a 20-pound toy
panda that.Bogart had brought
to the midtown night club.
the entire budget is handled as a
unit next year, Mr. Cannon ex
plained. It will be split up among
the various subcommittees in ac
cordance with the departments
and agencies involved—each sub
committee will handle a section
of the big bill instead of a sep
arate bill.
Then the full Appropriations
'Committee will paste the pieces
together again and report the
bulky document to the House
Thus, he said, the House mem
bers will be able to decide in one
action how much the Government
shall spend, having in mind the
amount to be produced by the
revenue measures it has enacted.
The House has cleared major
appropriation bills in one or two
days of debate, in most instances.
But it is certain the members will
be occupied continuously with the
omnibus appropriation bill for a
number of weeks, if the new plan
comes into operation as promised.
Budget Idea Fails.
Some have expressed the fear
they will not be able to obtain
sufficient consideration ■' on the
floor for particular items in which
they may be interested.
A different means of bringing
national inqome and outlay into
focus, provided in the Legislative
Re-organization Act. has proved a
failure. A-"legislative budget" was
supposed, to be vorteed out early
in each session as a guide to the
limits of estimated revenue and
expenditures. Congress has cir
cumvented this requirement by
working out a legislative budget
after the appropriations bills have
been passed—instead of before—
or ignoring it altogether.
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Two New Pools Sought
In $3,288, C13 Budget
For D. C. Recreation
Two new swimming pools and
49 new playground directors high
light the ^expansion of the city’s
recreational facilities sought in the
$3,288,000 budget request of the
District Recreation Department.
Released by the Commissioners
today, the Recreation Department
requests total more than twice the
$1,369,000 appropriated for the
current fiscal year for recreation.
For operating expenses, the
Recreation Department asks $1,
577,000, an increase of $388,000
over this year’s budget. The capital
outlay requests total $1,711,000—
an increase of $1,531,000.
Pools Near Schools.
The two swimming pools are
planned for a site near the Randall
Junior High School and another
near both the Wilson High School
and the Deal Junior High School.
The pool at Randall would be for
colored children, while the other
would be for white. Both are
planned for use in conjunction
with the physical education pro
grams of the schools they will be
A total of $1,016,800 is asked for
construction of the two pools.
The Recreation Department asks
a total of $448,632 for land im
provements at 23 recreation areas
and for new bath houses at the.
department’s two present swim
ming pools at Rosedale and
Two Fieldhouses.
The sum of $184,800 is asked
for construction of the first unit
of two fieldhouses, one at Fort
Stanton and the other at Lang
don Park, as well as construction
of two utility buildings, a main
tenance room and three portable
shelters for use by the day camps.
This item also would provide for
the completion of the auditorium
at the Chevy Chase Community
The 49 playground directors
would be used to replace part
time directors now employed at!
many centers, to put directors at!
new centers being opened or to
put directors at playgrounds that
now have no supervision or need
a second director.
The Recreation Department ex
plains these new .employes would
cost $125,114 annually, but that
only $96,819 need be appropri
ated, since a saving of $28,295
would be made by1 the elimination
of many part-time employes who
now wo' k on a ner diem basis.
Other Aides Asked.
The Recreation Department also |
asks for seven other new positions;
—a recreation analyst, two clerk- ‘
stenographers, an assistant prop-1
erty officer, a file clerk, a passen
ger car driver and a telephone
The department put in a special
plea for the telephone operator.
At present one employe serves as
a telephone operator, receptionist,
dispatches the official cars and the
messenger, issues tennis permits
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duties such as filing.
“We find her overworked, result
ing in very poor switchboard and
reception service,” the Depart
ment said.
It added that the telephone
company made a study and re
ported the present operator is
competent and could handle the
traffic through the switchboard, if
relieved of the “many non-operat
ing” duties which now require her
West Berlin's Chiefs
Discuss Rail Crisis
By the Associated Press
BERLIN, Sept. 30—The three
Western commandants secretly
discussed Berlin’s new rail crisis
today but took no action. A disput
over Soviet operation of the rail
wjiys led to a rupture of four
power talks in Berlin two days ago.
The Western commandants re
ceived appeals by the Allied-spon
sored city government and the
local anti-Communist trade union
to seize Russian-controlled rail
way stations in the Western sec
A reliable source said the com
mandants were unable to release
further information on today’s
meeting because it might preju
dice decisions which have yet to
be made.
Mayor Ernst Reuter sent a peti
tion to the American, British and
French commandants, asking
them to suspend the rights of
Russian authorities to control the
The anti-Communist West Ber
lin trade union sent a similar peti
Patenotre and the payment of th£
State Trooper Promoted
CHARLESTON, W. Va„ Sept. 30
UP).—The promotion of State
Trooper Frank H. Tribett to cor
poral effective October 1 was an
nounced yesterday by State Police
Supt. W. E. Burchett.
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