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Reopened as Mother Fails to Give Up Child Contempt proceedings have been reopened against Mrs. Mabel Steele as the result of her refusal yesterday afternoon to return her 11-year-old daughter to the child’s father under a long-standing Dis trict Court order. Mrs. Steele appeared in court earlier to face a contempt action brought by her former husband, Charles Ray Steele. He com plained that Mrs. Steele had re fused to return their daughter, Alice Rae, to his custody since October 1. Judge Henry A. Schweinhaut, however, withheld action on the contempt charge, when Mrs. Steele’s lawyer, James J. Laugh lin, agreed to have her return the child. But four hours later, Mr. Steele’s lawyer, John Alexander, and Mr. Laughlin came before Judge Schweinhaut again. Mr. Alexander pointed out to the court that the mother had not yet relinquished Alice Rae. He added that Mrs. Steele did con tact him by telephone, saying she would like to turn over the child and that she would meet him in court. * “The courts have heard this case five times,” Mr. Alexander told the Judge. “There must be an end somewhere.” The Steele case started with absolute divorce pro ceedings in 1944. Mrs. Steele then took the wit ness stand and admitted she had picked up Alice Rae on October l. She sakl the child dkl not want to return to her father. “Alice Rae told me that her father and stepmother once took her out with them to a dance and that she didn’t get home until 3 ajn.,” Mrs. Steele testified. “She said she then had to do dishes for 18 people that came home with them and had snacks.” The judge reminded Mrs. Steele •f the effect of the court wrangle en her daughter. “And I want you to see to it that the child is back with her father today,” Judge Schweinhaut admonished her. " I want you to tell her that, if she runs away this weekend, she will get you in trouble.” “But I’ve told her that before,” MrsL Steele interposed. "Well, you tell her one more time,” the judge retorted. He then referred to another judge ac tion on the contempt motion and on a motion to rehear the entire custody question. In the course of the later pro ceedings, Attorney Laughlin was granted leave to withdraw from the ease. Attorney Stanley Fisher entered his appearance as Mrs. Steele’s counsel. Mabel Steele lives in the 2000 block of Belmont road N.W., while Mr. Steele lives with his present wife in Cheverly, Md. He owns a garage here In the first block of New York avenue N.W. Newton F. Carpenter Dies; Fonner D.C. Insurance Man Newton Ford Carpenter, 60, former Washington Insurance man, died unexpectedly Thursday of a heart attack at his home in Detroit. Mr. Carpenter: a native of St. Mary’s County, Md., attended St. John’s College in Annapolis and George Washington University here. A fanner for many years in St. Mary’s County, he came here about 1928 and was first associ ated with Sun Life Assurance Co. of Canada and then with Provi dent Mutual of Philadelphia for several years. Mr. Carpenter went to Detroit about 10 years ago. At the time of his death he was in charge of YMCA recreational programs in that city. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Sarah Yamall Crowell Carpenter; three daughters, Mrs. John Blakely, Palls Church, Va.; Mrs. Archie Soucek, Friendship Heights, Md., and Mrs. David Atkinson, Lambert ville, N. J., and two sis ters, Mrs. Charles Blinn, Haver ford, Pa„ and Mrs. John Britton, Bryn Mawr, Pa. The body is resting at the fu neral home of William J. Tickner & Sons in Baltimore. Funeral and burial services will be held Mon day in Baltimore. Weather Report District of Columbia—Consider able cloudiness and a little warmer with highest temperature in low 50s this afternoon. Some cloudi ness and not so cold, with lowest around 40 degrees tonight. To morrow considerable cloudiness and milder. Maryland and Virginia—Partly cloudly and not as cold, with low est temperature from 35 to 40 de grees tonight. Tomorrow consid erable cloudiness and a little milder. Wind velocity, 25 miles per hour; direction, southwest. River Report. (From 0. S. Engineer*.) Potomac River clear at Harpers Perry and at Great Palls; Shenandoah clear at Harpers Perry. Hamldlty. (Readings at Washington National Airport.) _ . Yesterday— Pet. Today— Pet Jtoon_49 Midnight-... 65 4 p.m_44 s a.m-59 5 p.m_ 58 10 a.m.-48 High and Low for Yesterday. High, 40, at 3:20 P.m. Low. 36. at 6:10 a.m. Record Temperatures This Year. Highest, 87. on August 11. Lowest. 21. on January 30. Tide Tables. (Furnished by Onited States Coast and Geodetic Survey.) Today. Tomorrow. High _ 6:46 a.m. 7:38 a.m. LOW _ 1:13 a.m. 2:06 a.m. High ”_ 7:1* P-m- §:03 P-5 Low_-_-• 1:25 p.m. 2:14 p.m. Tha San ana Moon. Rise*. Sets. Sun. todsy ...— 6:56 4:51 Sun. tomorrow — 6:67 *-»i Moon* today_... 6:26 a.m. 4.12 p.m. Automobile lights must be turned on one-half hour after sunset. Precipitation. _ Monthly precipitation in Inches Is the Capital (current month to date): Month. 1949 AT*- Record. January _ 6.0b 7.83 '37 February Augun —— September — October — November . December -- DYNAMITE USED TO THREATEN GIRL—Deputy Sheriff S. M. Carper of Clarke County, Va., holds two sticks of dynamite with which Miss Theresa Koenig told police she was threatened when she refused to submit to Charles Kenneth Ellyett.— —Star Staff Photo. Service Station Crew Forced to Face Wall As Bandits Get $60 Two holdup men forced the at tendants at Brown s Service Sta tion, 4854 Deane avenue N.E., to stand against the wall at pistol point early today and made away with $60 from the cash register. This holdup was one of six inci dents during the night which re sulted in citizens losing money to an assortment of muggers, purse snatchers and holdup men. Victims of the service station holdup were Raymond Parker. 22, colored, 5210 Sheriff road N.E., and Benny Goggins, 31, colored. 4924 Fitch place N.E. They told police two colored holdup men came into the station about 5 am. and told them to get into the corner. Flee in Old Model Car. One of the bandits had a dark automatic pistol, they told police. After scooping the money from the cash register, they escaped in an ola model outomobile. An old automobile also was driven away by a colored purse snatcher after he grabbed Mrs. Eraa I. Bigler’s purse as she was walking in the 100 block of U street N.E. It contained $5. Mrs. Bigler lives at 649 Hamilton street N.W. Miss Simone Lalonde, an em ploye of the Venezulean Embassy who lives at the embassy, reported to police that a woman stole her purse while she was absorbed in the doings of “That Forsyte Woman” at the Palace Theater. Miss Lalonde said the woman sat next to her and dropped her pocketbook into Miss Lalonde’s lap three times, then left. Later Miss Lalonde discovered that her own purse was missing. It con tained $49.50. Purse Snatched at Bus Stop. Mrs. Georgia Lou Barton, 29, colored, of 1344 Irving street N.W., reported her purse, containing $7, was snatched by a white man as she was waiting for a bus in the 1500 block of Franklin street N.E. The man jumped into an old car with two other white men and drove away, she said. Mrs. Annette Gabby, 65, of 1201 Twentieth street N.W. also lost her purse, containing $3, to a white man who snatched it as she was waiting for a bus at Minne sota avenue and Clay street N.E. This man also climbed into an old model car and got away. William Montira, 55, colored, of 2113 Twelfth street N.W. reported that a colored man jumped on him from behind as he was walking in the 1800 block of Twelfth street N.W. The man knocked him to I the pavement and took a traveling bag containing some clothes and $5, he said. Moscow ‘Continued From First Page.) spokesman at the Yugoslav Em bassy said. The spokesman said the Em bassy staff now consists of four diplomats, headed by Tikhomir Stojonvic, former First Secretary who took over from Latinovic as Charge d’Affaires. The other diplomats here, he said, are At tache Tocic, Assistant Military Attache Gudulic and one other. Though the Russians had de clared both the Yugoslav Ambas sador and Charge d’Affaires un acceptable, formal relations con tinued to exist between Russia and Yugoslavia. There was no mention in the latest Soviet note of any change in their formal diplomatic status. The Tass dispatch distributed in London said the Russian Consul at Zagreb, Vladimirov and Zem kovich, Soviet Second Military attache in Belgrade, had been or dered out of Yugoslavia “'recently” for “engaging in anti-Yugoslav activities.” Tass also said a representative of the Soviet Information Bureau, Kirsanov, had been expelled f’-om Belgrade for “hostile activity.” Yugoslavia Asks Recall Of 3 Soviet Diplomats BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Nov. 19 (jp).—The Yugoslav govern ment said today it has asked the recall, of three Russian diplomats here because of their "espionage and hostile activities” against this counfay The Ministry of Information said a note requesting their recall was handed to the Soviet Em bassy in Belgrade six days ago. MISS THERESA KOENIG. Tells of tragiq ride. Slaying tContinued From First Page,* mite recalled the violent death of William A. Denekas, 30-year-old electrician. Denekas was killed June 7, 1948, in an explosion of a dynamite or TNT bomb touched off when he stepped on the starter of his car parked in front of 5837 North Twenty-first street, Arling ton, where he was a roomer. Jhe case was never solved. Miss Koenig, charged with manslaughter, was released in $1,000 bond to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Koenig, who live 5 miles south of Stephens City, or about 12 miles south of Win chester. It was there that Miss Koenig remained today, shielded from re porters by three brothers. She will have a hearing at 10 a.m. No vember 28, before Trial Justice Harold G. Potts in Berryville. Brother a Police Rian Here. One of Miss Koenig's brothers is Police Pvt. Paul N. Koenig of the 13th precinct here, who re ported his sister missing shortly before the shooting. Another brother is Martin A. Koenig, 924 North Lebanon street, Arlington, with whom Miss Koenig stayed for a time before moving to her own room. Mr. Bryant said he was forced at gunpoint to go to Miss Koenig’s room and then to drive the car part of the evening. In his unpredictable moves, Ellyett went first to the home of his sister, Mrs. Mathers. They were there for an hour, leaving about 10:30 pjn., and during that time Ellyett did nothing to arouse the Mathers’ suspicions. However,' both Mrs. Mathers and Mrs. Virginia Owens, who lives east of Berryville, pleaded with their brother to “straighten up.” At the Owens home, Mr. Bryant managed to slip out the back door. When Ellyett left with Miss Koenig, he tried to follow them in the Owens family car, but lost the trail and shortly before 5 a.m., telephoned the sheriff's office for help. Call Ends Search. A few minutes later, the tele phone rang again—Miss Koenig’s call that ended the search. Miss Koenig gained employment in the BUreau of Personnel’s Illus trations Section in February, after working for a year for a San Fran cisco drafting firm. Several nights each week she takes art lessons. She was salutatorian of her 1947 Middletown High School class. Relatives said she was engaged to a Navy sailor stationed at Pensa cola, Fla. Douglas Urges Publishers To Give Up Mail 'Handout' %y l)i« Associated h« Senator Douglas, Democrat, of Illinois, has suggested that news papers and magazines getting second-class mail privileges give up their $400,000,000 handout" to help cut down the Government deficit. "If the newspapers which carry editorials about the need for bal ancing the budget would come up to the altar and say "We don’t want any subsidies for ourselves, and we want to be Christians,” Senator Douglas told reporters yesterday, “ it would have a more salutary effect than anything else." In fairness to the newspapers, he added,' he wanted to point out that magazines are the chief gain ers from the second-class mailing rights. • Asked whether he believes the publishers would go along with his suggestion, Senator Douglas said. “1 think so. They are Ameri cans first.” Dr. Laurence Drennan Dies Soon After Return From 40 Years Abroad Dr. Inwrence Michael Drennan, 64. physician and surgeon, who was superintendent of the medical division of the United Fruit Co. in South and Central America for 25 years, died yesterday at his residence, 2135 Thirty-sixth place SE., a month after returning from 40 years’ practice outside the United States. Dr. Drennan was graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School and in 1906 from the Georgetown School of Medicine. He interned at Gallinger, Cas ualty and St. Elisabeths Hospitals. In 1900 he went to Panama, where he worked in the medical and surgical departments of the Panama Canal Service for 10 years. World War I Veteran. After serving in the Medical Corps in World War I, he joined the United Fruit Co. as superin tendent of the Medical Division in Colombia, South American, where he remained until 1942. He then transferred to Hon duras in the same position and served there until his retirement last August. Dr. Drennan was a member of the College of Surgeons, the American Medical Association and the American Society of Tropical Medicine. Survived by Widow. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Louise Potter Drennan of the Thirty-sixth place address; a son, Dr. Laurence M. Drennan, jr., of 3717 Camden street SE.; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Jane Hon-, lball of La Lima, Honuras, and Mrs. Mary Lou Halldorson of the Republic of Haiti. In addition, he is survived by two brothers, Richard Patrick of Medford, Mass., and Jeremiah Drennan of Miami, Fla.; two sisters, Sister St Alphonse of Baltimore and Sister Catherine of Chicago of the House of the Good Shepherd, and 11 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 0:30 am. Monday at the James T. Ryan funeral home, 317 Penn sylvania avenue SE. Mass will be said at 9 am. Monday at Fort Myer Chapel followed by burial in Arlington Cemetery. Young Democrats Set For Civil Rights Battle ■y th* Auociatcd Frm CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Nov. 19.—The national convention of Young Democrats, heated by a civil rights dispute and sparked by strong party pep talks, may reach the “Inflammatory” stage today. A show down flght is shaping up on the civil rights issue, in ad-' dition to a hot flght among five candidates for the office of Young Democratic national president. An Alabama delegate has prom ised an “Inflammatory battle" on the floor if the convention in dorses President Truman’s civil rights program. Alabama has the support of Tennessee and South Carolina. Michigan, Illinois and Minne sota delegates are equally as strong for an indorsement. The Resolutions Committee will ring the bell for the opposing fac tions when it reports to the con vention this afternoon. A pro civil rights resolution was re submitted to the committee last night after two days of skirmish ing. Previously it had been pigeonholed. Any civil rights resolutions sub mitted by the committee today is almost certain to have an amend ment offered by one of the two factions. Locked in vigorous campaigns for the presidency are Missouri State Senator D. W. Gilmore, Jack New of Indianapolis, State Representative Harry King Low man of Kentucky, Michael Jaffrln of Ohio and Al Rutherford of Nashville. Mr. Gilmore seems to be the strongest candidate, observers fifty* The election campaigns and controversies yesterday were punc tuated with speeches. Army Secretary Gray, discuss ing armed forces controversies, said the military leaders must “compromise their honest convic tions as to what they should have" and fit their demands to what the Nation Can afford. He said "no responsible military officer" be lieves any new war could be won by long-range strategic bombing alone. Stock Market Drifts In Narrow Range After 3-Day Rise fty Hie Associated Press NEW YORK. Nov. i».—'The stock market ambled along a nar row price route today after a snap py three-day rise. Most price changes were up ward. Gains were small, though, and a wide variety of shares either remained at Friday’s closing levels or backed down a little. Few stocks moved more than fraction ally. Business started off with a rush but quieted as soon as overnight orders were disposed of. Turnover ran at a rate of 600,000 shares for the two-hour session. Rail Stocks Favored. Railroad stocks did fairly well, with higher prices paid for Santa Fe, New York Central, Southern Railway, Baltimore ds Ohio, Chesa peake A Ohio, and Union Pacific. This group has caused observers some concern beeause it has failed to keep up with the rest of the market in an advance that started in mid-June. United Aircraft gained around Vz point, evidently in response to news that the company’s Pratt & Whitney Division had been award ed a $10,000,000 Government con tract. Also ahead most of the time were Youngstown Sheet, General Motors, Packard, Studebaker, United States Rubber, Sears Roe buck, Admiral Corp., North Amer ican Co., Kennecott Copper, Dow Chemical, American Can, Bendix Home Appliances, Standard Oil of New Jersey. United States Gypsum and Lehigh Portland Ce ment. Chrysler Advance Cut. Profit taking clipped Chrysler after the stock advanced more than 5 points in the past three days. Others tending downward were United States Steel, Bethlehem Steel, J. I. Case, Air Reduction. Westinghouse Electric, Gulf Oil and United Air Lines. Corporate Bonds moved nar rowly. Higher in the Curb were.Pitney Bowes, Salt Dome Oil, United Light dc Railway, Electric Bond & Share, Creole Petroleum, Argus, Inc., Babcock dr Wilcox and American Maracaibo. Lower were Kaiser-Frazer, Humble Oil, Im perial Oil and American Super power preferred. Mrs. Robert H. Tucker Dies; Wife of Retired W.-L. Dean ly th. Associated Pros. LEXINGTON, Va., Nov. 19.— Mrs. Robert H. Tucker, 71, died here yesterday of a heart attack. She was the wife of the retired Washington and Lee University dean. Mrs. Tucker, the former Evelyn Edmunds of Elm Hill, Halifax County, married D». Tucker in 1918 after having served as as sistant superintendent of St. Luke’s Hospital in Richmond. She attended school and lived in Danville for a number of years. Surviving are Dr. Tucker, a sister, Mrs. Hejen Boswell, of j Richmond and Danville, and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral arrangements have not been completed._ Donald G. Geddes Dies; Wall Street Financier ly flia Associated Pres. GLEN COVE, N. Y., Nov. 19 — Donald G. Geddes, 80, for many years an influential financier in Wall Street circles, died yesterday. He was a director and official of several large firms and a member of the Stock Exchange’s inner council. At one time he was the largest stockholder in Western Union. Bowie Scratches Clear and fast. 1— James N. Curley, Slammur ing. 2— Fancy Answer, Baby Pauly. 3— Junket, Olecranon. 4— Storm Bud, Cedric, Flying Ship. 5— Binky B., Nokomis. 6— Our John Wm„ Laurania. 7— Fox Challenge. 8— Yassah Boss, Silver Money, Rei Reigh, Regaler, Smoke Puff, Bowqry Hall, Barefoot Lad. Hooligans using four-inch nails have been damaging cars parked in the biggest parking area, the Grande Parade, at Cape Town, South Africa. Navy Wife Song Writer to Hear Latest Melody at Patuxent 'Maryland Lullaby' Composed in T Hours By Mrs. Inez Loewer Special Dispatch to Tha Star PATUXENT RIVER, Md., NOV. 19.—Mrs. Ines Tanya Loewer, a young Navy wife whose career as a song writer was launched only a few weeks ago, is to hear her latest melody, “Maryland Lulla by,” played for the first time here Sunday by Glen Gray and his Casa Loma orchestra. The song will be formally pre sented to a distinguished audience at 4 pan. at the Naval Air Test Center officers’ club. Invitations have hem sent to Gov. Lane and other State and,county officials and legislators. Proceeds from admission fees will be given to the Hollywood and Lexington Park Teen Age Chibs and the St. Marys County polio and tuberculosis funds. Amid the excitement of prepar ing for the event, Mrs. Loewer, who wrote both words and music, took time out to explain that the song Is her eighth composition. Another melody from her pen, "My Everything Is You,” has been played recently by the Blue Bar ron orchestra at the Hotel Statler, Washington. The same orchestra formally Introduced her first mel ody. a waits, "Bl Always Love YoiwJ3o,” at the officers’ club h$r% October 14. INEZ TANJA LOEWER. (An artist’s drawing.) Mrs. Loewer wrote the waits in 1047 when she and her husband, Lieut. Comdr. LeRoy Loewer, lived at Sunnyvale, Calif. "I kept playing it for friends,” She declared, “but did not write the lyrics until about four months ago. When I did put the words on paper, I discovered I could compose a song whenever I felt the urge.” “Maryland Lullaby,” she said, was written in about two hours. Ifrs. Loewer is a native of Aus tin, ITex. William T. Manning Dies at 83; Episcopal Bishop of New York Raised $20,000,000 For Cathedral of St. John the Divine fty the Associated Press NEW YORK. Nov. 19.—Bishop William T. Manning, one of the leading figures of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States, died yesterday at the age of 83. He was Episcopal bishop of New York for 26 years, retiring less than two years ago. He was a strict churchman throughout his life and an uncom promising enemy of divorce. He once preached a sermon criticizing King Edward VIII for abdicating the British throne to marry a divorcee and barred Elliott Roose velt, twice divorced, as vestryman of St. Janies’ Church at Hyde Park, N. Y. As Bishop, he was the driving force behind continued construc tion here of the huge Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the world’s largest cathedral in latter-day Gothic style. Body Will Lie in Stale. His body will lie in state in the cathedral from 6 p.m. tomorrow until Tuesday noon, when the burial office and a requiem will be offered. Burial will take place at a later time in the cathedral itself. Bishop Manning returned from a vacation in Maine on Novem ber 4 and entered St. Luke’s Hos pital for his annual examination. He was found to be suffering from a kidney and bladder in volvement. complicated by age, and was kept in the hospital for treatment. His condition worsened during the week and he sank gradually. The end came at 5:10 p.m. with his two daughters present. Mrs. Manning, the former Florence Van Antwerp of Cincinnati, had left the hospital shortly before he died. Born in England. Bishop Manning was born In Northampton, England, and came to the United States with his par ents when he was 16. He was educated at the University of the South, Sewanee, Term., held a rectorship in Redlands, Calif., and returned to the university to teach theology. He later held rectorships at Lansdowne, Pa.; Nashville, Tenn., and was vicar of St. Agnes’ Chapel of Trinity Parish of New York. He became rector of Trinity in 1908, heading the wealthiest church corporation in the coun try, and in 1920 became Bishop of New York. Liberal in many ways and con servative in others, he never hesi tated to champion his views. He opened the pulpit of his vast BISHQP MANNING. —AP Wirephoto. cathedral to clergymen of other denominations and accepted build ing contributions from Jews and Roman Catholics, yet he upheld the position of the Anglican faith and once rebuked the Archbishop of Canterbury for seeming to sup port a union with the Presbyterian Church. He attacked Hitler as early as 1933 for his persecution of the Jews. Last February, he con demned the conviction of Cardinal Minazsenty in Hungary. He was no fundamentalist and sanctioned moderate drinking and did not object to Sunday recrea tion if it did not interfere with worship. He supported President Roosevelt in banning child labor and supporting unemployment in surance, but later cooled to the administration. Raised Cathedral Fund. Bishop Manning’s chief materis tic accomplishment was the prog ress made during his administra tion on the Cathedral of St. John the Divine on Momingside Heights. About $6,000,000 had been expended on it through the nearly half of a century when he became bishop in 1921. It was carried on with a $20, 000,000 fund which he launched in 1925 with Elihu Root and Franklin D. Roosevelt as chairmen of the two chief committees. About two-thirds of the fund was sub scribed in the next decade. Bishop Manning continually as sailed what he regarded as a ten dency to abandon "super-natural ism” in religion in favor of modem “rationalism.” "Being a Christian,” he said, "means more than being a philan thropist or a humanitarian.” To those who attempted to re interpret the Bible in the special ized terms of modem life, he said, sharply: . “The Bible teaches re ligion, not science.” Chambers Allowed to Tell Story With Fewer Defense Objections By Newbold Noyes, Jr. Star Staff Correspondent NEW YORK, Nov. 19.—The Al ger Hiss perjury trial is in recess over the week end. When it re sumes Monday, Whittaker Cham bers will face another ordeal in his long battle of reputation with the 45-year-old defendant. Mr. Chambers, a self-confessed ex-Communist agent, one-time senior editor of Time Magazine, began telling his story again yes terday afternoon to a packed courtroom here. That story con tains the crucial testimony that Mr. Hiss, as a State Department official in 1938, handed over to him secret State Department papers for transmission to Rus sian agents. Mr. Hiss, who until last May was the |20,000-a-year president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, was indicted last December 15 when he denied before a Federal grand jury that he gave any secret documents to Mr. Chambers, and said he did not see his accuser after Janu ary 1, 1937. No Surprises in Testimony. The case was tried last spring, resulting in a hung jury on July 8. The second trial began last Thurs day. There were no surprises in Mr. Chambers’ testimony yesterday and the fireworks are not likely to start Monday until the Govern ment finishes its direct examina tion, probably in the early after noon. Then Defense Attorney Claude B. Cross will take over the witness. Uoyd Paul Stryker, who de fended Mr. Hiss at the first trial, subjected Mr. Chambers to a mer ciless four-day cross examina tion, forcing him to testify in minute, unsavory detail about his personal and political past. Fewer Defense Objections. Mr. Chambers’ testimony yester day followed almost exactly the pattern set in the first trial, al though there were fewer interrup tions and objections from the de fense counsel. Dressed in a gray suit, wearing a plain blue necktie, he appeared fatter than he had last spring as he settled into the witness chair. Once again, his eyes scanning the ceiling, his thin, gravelly voiee straining to make it self heard, he told of his early life as an intellectual who dedicated1 himself to the Communist cause. Early in the 1930s, he related, he became a “verbindungsmench” or liaison man between the Soviet Communist apparatus and the American branch of the party. He was sent to Washington. In a downtown restaurant there, in June or July of 1934, he was in troduced to Mr. Hiss. Mr. Chambers said the intro duction was effected by Harold Ware, described as the then head of the Communist underground in Washington, and “J. Peters,” the head of the underground for the entire country. Couldn’t Recall Details. Mr. Chambers could not recall details of the conversation, but he remembered the main sense of what Peters said: “Alger Hiss was to be disconnected from the apparatus to which he belonged. He was to join a parallel organi zation that I was then organiz ir^feefore the court recessed, th^i witness told of- several subsequent meetings with Mr. Hiss, including one at which Mr. Hiss allegedly suggested that some State De partment documents available to him as counsel of the Nye In vestigating Committee might be of interest to the Russians. Mr. Chambers said that after con sulting with Peters he told Mr. Hiss to “bring out the documents,” and that Mr. Hiss did so. Adds New Detail. In recounting his personal re lations with Mr. Hiss, including the incident in which the Hisses allegedly loaned him their%part ment at 2831 Twenty-eighth street N.W. for six Weeks, Mr. Chambers added a new detail. He said he once translated from the German two stanzas of the propogue to Goethe’s “Faust” for Mr. Hiss. “He said,” Mr. Chambers re called, “that he couldn’t enjoy “Faust” because the translations were so bad, and he couldn’t un derstand German." Mr. Hiss contends that he knew Mr. Chambers only casually as a free lance writer named “George Crosley." B-29s (Continued From First Page.) from both orders B-29s currently engaged in the search for the missing Super Fortress: To keep from potential enemies an exact indication of how many Super Fortresses will be earth bound until inspection can be completed, the Air Force refused to say how many of the SAC and 19th Bomb Group planes lack modernized engines. The long-range bomber fleet at present is composed of two groups of B-36 “heavy” bombers, 10 groups of B-29s and three groups of B-50s, the new version of the wartime-designed B-29.‘ Each group normally consists of 30 planes, but there are additional spares. The total of B-29s in op erational use, either in units or as, spares, now is estimated unof ficially at between 400 and 500. Two Involved in Collision. Although the Air Force order indicated that engine or plane failure was the chief reason for the grounding, not all of the crashes have been for that reason. Of the six B-29s wrecked dur ing the last 16 days, two were in volved in a midair collision over California and the plane missing off Bermuda reported, before she went down, that she didn’t know her position and was lost. Airmen point out that one rea son for the high number of Super Fortress losses is that there are far more B-29s than any other type of bomber operating in the combat fleet. Far East Air Force Plans To Check Most of B-29s TOKYO, Nov. 19 (ff).—Far East Air Force headquarters said today “the majority” of its B-29s are being grounded until they can be run through safety checks. The number was not disclosed. It was emphasized that B-89s have an excellent safety record in the Far East. Most of the Super Fortresses in this part of the world are based at Guam. «' Temporary Verdict Given in Randle Death; Inquiry Continues A temporary verdict that Joseph E. Randle, taxicab driver, died of an “acute congested heart” was issued yesterday while in vestigators continued to seek the actual cause of death. Mr. Randle, 33, of 328 Thirty fourth street N.E., died in Casual ty Hospital Wednesday after being stricken Monday, soon after he had drunk some milk from a container taken from the refri gerator at his home. A poison theory is being pur sued by investigators, but results of chemical analyses will not be determined until early next week, officials said. Capt. Jeremiah Flaherty, head of the homicide squad, said Mr. Randle’s wife had told them she drank some of the same milk ahd “felt kind of ill,” but she at first attributed it to nervousness in duced by the sudden illness of her husband. Mr. Randle's funeral was to be held at the Chambers funeral home, 1400 Chapir^ street N.W., today. -The body will be shipped to Birmingham, Ala., for burial. His mother, Mrs. Mabel Randle, lives in Birmingham. Homicide squad detectives said they had learned that Mr. Ran dle’s dog had been treated at a pet hospital for poisoning in Jan uary and in April, but that they had not established any connec tion between those incidents and his death. Guam Storm Damage Put At More Than $1,600,000 Sy th» Associated Pros* GUAM, Nov. 19.—Gov. Carlton Skinner today estimated that Thursday’s typhoon wrought $1,600,000 in damage to civilian property exclusive of crop losses. No estimate was made of the damage to military installations, which also were hard hit. The storm was said to have been the worst to hit Guam since 1818. With maximum winds of 145 miles an hour, the typhoon’s cen ter passed only 40 miles south of Guam. Gusts of 125 miles an hour were recorded on Guam. There were no fatalities and only a few minor injuries. United States Air Force weather observers in Tokyo located the typhoon about 400 miles west by northwest of Guam. Its intensity was expected to drop as it headed toward the East China Sea north of Formosa. Gambler f Continued From First Page.' way with the gang as far as in vestigators ever found.” Close associates said Fitzgerald now has no business or other con nections in Michigan or ether parts of the East. # “Why, he is like a banker,” said one who would not permit use of his name. “He doesn’t smoke or drink and is one of the best busi nessmen in Reno.” In Michigan Investigation. Fitzgerald, and Sullivan, 6p, were among chief targets in Mich igan’s biggest investigation of gambling. Only last year, after a long bat tle against extradition, the two were assessed lines and costs totaling $52,000. By that time they had long since left Michigan and set up gambling operations in Nevada, where gambling is legal. In the course of Michigan's ih vestigating several official heads fell. State police and county offi cials were involved in bribery charges. \ Macomb County, hard by De troit, was the hot spot of gam bling in Michigan. Over the years millions of dol lars turned on the dice and cards, and both Sullivan and Fitzgerald were reputed to have had a big hand in the operations. Michigan’s one-man grand jury system was credited with the flnfel mop-up. Had Lived Unmolested. 1 * Since then, after a bitter legal light over the constitutionality nf such procedure, Michigan dis continued the one-man grand jury. Except for their troubles With the grand jury, however, Fttfc gerald and Sullivan led moderately unmolested lives as Michigan gamblers. Both had operated for yeaiWln the Detroit area and their only other troubles were when tig^y occasionally ran afoul of police. Originally the two were chargyd in Macomb County with corrupt ing and bribing State official J}n a gambling conspiracy. When, in August, 1948, -they gave up their extradition Hght and surrendered, they were $$r mitted to plead guilty to $jh spiracy to maintain and operate a gambling resort. ^ Sullivan Paid 833,909. nn With the other charges dropggd, Sullivan paid court costs of $33,000 and a fine of $700. Fitz gerald’s costs were $18,000 andrfre was lined $300. A third defendant, former Mayor William H. McKeigha^j^pf Flint, Mich., has yet to face the court. He is in Florida, wher£1ie has long pleaded such sevenrjjjh ness that he cannot retu^r^to Michigan. As the gambler was given gency treatment, he dictate!" a will. Its contents were- ndftjftji vealed. »»•* Sullivan told a reporter hetatew of no one who could have hfi&a motive for shooting Fitzg$$fjd. Then he added: “In this world, you never’l^ww who hates you. The way they-ire snatching babies and killinff*SD dren these days, you can tell what might happen.” Mrs. Fitzgerald said alsg—£he had no idea why it woula-Mve happened. “No attempt hastjS&n made in the past,” she saiC^Sfce added her husband never h^S^jf n been threatened in the they have been married.