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Shah fo Attend Game
After Hearing Truman
Talk of Aid for Iran
The Shah of Iran turned his
attention from affairs of state to
a football game today after being
assured by President Truman that
he hopes to help Iran become the
Western world’s strong “right
flank”—presumably against com
The young ruler, Mohammad
Reza Shah Pahlavi, planned to
attend the George Washington -
Georgetown football game at
Griffith Statidium this afternoon
in his last public appearance of a
four-day visit here before start
ing a month’s tour of the country.
He climaxed his official talks at
a dinner he gave in honor of Pres
ident Truman at the Shoreham
Hotel last night following a 40
minute conference with the Presi
dent at the White House, an
hour’s discussion with Gen. Brad
ley and the Joint Chiefs of Staff
at the Pentagon and a separate
conference with Secretary of State
Toast Suggests Mutual Help.
In offering a toast to the visit
ing Shah at the dinner last night,
Mr. Truman said he hopes the
United States and Iran can be of
“mutual help to each other.”
He then mentioned doing
“something, we hope, that will
make that right flank—about
which we spoke today—as strong
as we hope the left and center
will be.”
This was an apparent reference
to building up Iran as a bulwark
against Soviet expansion along
with the strengthening of the
Western nations through the
North Atlantic treaty.
Shah Counts on Friends.
In his toast to the President,
the Shah said that Iran counts
“upon the support of her friends”
as well as her own strength in
her determination to preserve her
Since arriving here Wednesday,
the Shah has made frank over
tures for increased military aid to
his country, a southern neighbor
of Russia.
In answering questions follow
ing an address at an Overseas
Writers’ luncheon yesterday, he
said he hoped a current lessening
of tension with Russia will con
tinue because Iran wants to be
friends with all countries that
“respect our independence.”
The Shah is scheduled to leave
by traip at 11 am. tomorrow for
New York.
U. N.
(Continued From First Page.!
Libya by January 1, 1952, a 10
year Italian trusteeship under U.
N. supervision for Italian Somali
land, and the establishment of a
commission to investigate the sit
uation in Eritrea in the next year.
The Soviet bloc, meanwhile, ap
peared to have another diplo
matic hot brick in its collective
lap—the matter of China’s repre
sentation in the United Nations.
Communist China’s government
sent a radio message to the U. N.
calling for unseating of the Na
tionalist delegation. Secretary
General Trygve Lie put the de
mand into the file of messages
from non-member governments
and told reporters the Chinese
Communists could not get recog
nition "through the back door.”
That seemed to put any move
to seat the Chinese Reds in the
U. N. up to a member nation, in
fact, any of the Soviet bloc.
Though the Soviet Union al
ready has recognized the Chinese
Communist government in Pei
ping, the Russian-led nations have
not revealed what, if anything,
they would do to press the Red
Chinese case for a U. N. seat.
Albania Rejects Charge
Of Firing on U. N. Group
LONDON, Nov. 19 (/P).—Albania
today rejected a United Nations
charge that her border guards
fired on three U. N. observers, the
Albanian Telegraph Agency said.
The agency said Albania’s reply
was cabled to Trygve Lie, U. N.
secretary general, by Kocho Tash
ko. Albanian Deputy Foreign Min
"Such a charge is utterly false
and groundless," the cable said.
The U. N. Political Committee
made the accusation October 31.
The observers reportedly fired on
were members of the U. N. Special
Committee in the Balkans.
Berryman's Condition
Remains Unchanged
. Clifford K. Berryman, The
Star’s cartoonist, had a “good
night” at Emergency Hospital,
jmd his condition today was es
sentially the same as yesterday.
Mr. Berryman, 80, was taken
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RICE SHOWER FOR BARKLEYS—St. Louis.—Mrs. Alben W. Barkley ducked when friends show
ered her with rice as she and the Vice President (behind upraised arm in door) left on their
wedding trip yesterday._ _
Health Chiefs Oppose
Bridge Plan Splitting
Gallinger Grounds
Three top District health offi
cials took a stand yesterday
against the proposed location of a
bridge across the Anacostia River
along the line of Massachusetts
avenue, because of the resulting
division of the Gallinger Hospital
Expressing their opposition at a
meeting of the Highways and
Bridges Committee of the Amer
ican Automobile Association at
the Mayflower Hotel were Health
Officer Daniel L. Seckinger, W. H.
Cary, jr., director of the Bureau
of Public Health Engineering, and
Dr. Philip A. E. Stebbing, Galliger
District highway officials have
proposed a crossing along the line
of East Capitol street in place of
the Massachusetts avenue ap
proach contemplated by the Na
tional Capital Park and Planning
Noise, Confusion Seen.
Dr. Seckinger said the slashing
of a main traffic artery across
the Gallinger grounds would re
sult in noise, dust, vibration, horn
honking, foul air from exhaust
fumes, screeching brakes and gen
eral traffic confusion which would
be detrimental to care and con
valesence of patients.
Mr. Cary said the proposed
highway would interfere with hos
pital operations and create an
added problem by separating the
psychopathic buildings from other
Doctors’ Quarters Planned.
Dr. Stebbing said badly needed
quarters for doctors« is being
planned and that land is needed
for the building. He said an
architect is planning a building
with tunnels to all parts of the
hospital, and that the proposed
highway would “cut the ‘campus’
in half.”
John Nolen, Jr., director of plan
ning for the National Capital Park
and Planning Commission, asked
the AAA group to put off its rec
ommendation and decision by the
advisory board until it could hear
from the commission, which is try
ing to study every phase of the
P. Y. K. Howat, committee chair
mand an AAA director, said a
meeting would be held soon to
hear the planning commission’s
views. He said a recommendation
then would be made by the High
ways and Bridges Committee and
the matter voted on December 6 at
a meeting of the advisory board.
Baron James Ensor, 89,
Belgian Painter, Dies
By <ht Associated Press
OOSTENDE, Belgium, Nov. 19.
—Baron James Ensor, the famous
Belgian painter, died today. The
89-year-old artist had been hos
pitalized for three weeks.
Baron Ensor was of British ex
traction on his father’s side. His
mother came from an Oostende
seafaring family.
His first works were grotesque
masks, full of irony and horror.
From masks he went to mural
painting. His masterpiece,
“Christ’s Entry into Brussels,”
gained universal applause. Part
of this work was painted on the
floor, because his attic studio was
too small.
Plans for Purchasing
Lahore Paper Dropped
An item published in last Tues
day’s Star saying an American
syndicate had purchased the
“Civil and Military Gazette at
Lahore, India” was incorrect.
The Pakistan Embassy says
that arrangements for such a sale
were started but were never com
pleted and now have been
dropped. Lahore is not in India.
It is the capital of the West Pun
jab province of Pakistan.
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Vice President and His Bride
Head South on Honeymoon
fty tht Associated Press
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19.—Those
famous newlyweds, Alben and
Jane Barkley, were headed South
on their honeymoon today, but
their whereabouts was not de
finitely known.
The Barkleys, who were married
here yesterday at St, John’s
Methodist Church, left early in
the afternoon in the new con
vertible coupe for an unannounced
destination. They were seen to
cross the MacArthur Bridge into
Illinois, but there was no fur
ther word of them.
Barkley Keeps Secret.
The Vice President told re
porters they were headed for a
honeymoon in “Shangri-La.” He
refused to amplify, but Intimated
they were headed for the South,
possibly Florida. Later they will
reside in Washington.
Not since the 1946 World Series
has an event so focused attention
oh St. Louis as the wedding of the
71-year-old Vice President and
the 38-year-old widow, Jane
Rucker Hadley. The marriage
climaxed a brief but intensive
courtship by the courtly Kentuck
ian. He met Mrs. Hadley in
Washington last July. Mr. Bark
ley, a widower, was the first Vice
President to marry while holding
5,008 Jam Streets.
Police estimated more than
5,000 persons jammed the streets
outside the church trying to get
a glimpse of the bride and bride
groom when they entered and
emerged from the church chapel.
The simple ceremony was per
formed by Bishop Ivan Lee Holt,
with only immediate members of
the two families and numerous
newspapermen present. Mrs.
Barkley, who has admitted she
"detests” all the fuss made over
her. received a little lesson from
her husband just after they were
Referring to the cheering and
milling thousands outside the
church, Mrs. Barkley remarked
plaintively: "I hate to go out in
that mess.”
The Vice President responded
quickly: “That’s not a mess, dear;
that’s the American public out
Then escorted by the veteran
statesman, to whom cheering
crowds were nothing new, the
bride smiled and gestured prettily
as she made her way to their
car amid showers of rice.
Vice President and Bride
Reported at Paducah Home
PADUCAH, Ky.. Nov,-19 UP).—
Although they had not actually
been seen, Vice President and Mrs.
Alben W. Barkley were believed
to be honeymooning today at their
home here.
A Paducah Sun-Democrat re
porter, told by telephone the
Barkleys were not at Angles, went
to the door and rang the bell. A
Negro servant appeared from a
kitchen door opening onto a porch.
The reporter asked that a note be
given Mr. Barkley if he were there
or arrived later. As he left, a
Negro cook locked the screened
porch door behind him.
The reporter had been told the
Vice President’s son, David, and
his family, were not back from
the St. Louis wedding. He said
he wondered why the servant wore
a' starched white coat and the cook
a nea tapron if they weren't serv
ing breakfast for some one.
The reporter paid his visit after
a report that two people resem
bling the Vice President and his
bride arrived at the Angeles last
night from a car.
Boys and Girls Snap Police Line
At Capitol to Sign Durango Kid
Even the biggest of Capitol po
lice officers took a pushing around
today when 2,000 boys and girls
joined in a kids’ day celebration
on the Capitol Plaza.
Squealing excitedly, they shoved
a line of officers back to the east
steps and finally broke through
the lines, each trying to get an
autograph from the Durango Kid,
a Hollywood Wild West star.
The Durango Kid (Charles
Starrett), with a 10-gallon white
sombrero and spurs, set off the
excitement when he pulled his six
shooter and fired several blanks.
As the party ended the Durango
Kid, after signing a few auto
graphs, was rushed into the safety
car of the Arlington police and
hundreds of the kids went stream
ing through the Plaza following
the automobile.
The Durango Kid was only one
of the attractions. There were
members of the Washington base
ball club, the Redskins and the
Caps basket ball squad, and many
of the youngsters had better luck
getting autographs from them.
The show was staged by the Ki
wanis Clubs of Metropolitan
Washington. Entertainment in
cluded Grandpa Jones, hillbilly
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star of the radio, and Don Patton
and his hillbilly band. Brief talks
were made by Wilton H. Wallace,
lieutenant governor of the Na
tional Capital District of Kiwanis;
Maj. Robert J. Barrett, superin
tendent of police, and Frank
Fletcher of the Arlington Kiwanis
Athletes who made an appear
ance included Sam Dente and
Sherry Robertson of the Washing
ton Senators, Fred Scolari of the
Caps and Redskins Bob Hendren,
Bob Goode, John Badaczewski
and Clyde Ehrhardt.
Coal Mediators Keep
Hands Off, Predicting
New Parleys Soon
■y th« Associated Press
Government labor advisers kept
a close watch on John L. Lewis
and soft coal operators today in
hope of a possible break in the
deadlocked coal dispute.
The last word from both the
UMW chief and the mine owners
made clear that each side was
waiting for the other to make the
first move.
Government officials, keeping
hands off the situation for the
time being, hoped that the pos
sibility of a new strike at the end
of this month would force either
the mine leader or the operators
to offer a new proposal for nego
Expect Break Soon.
While officials expressed belief
that the break might come soon,
there was no sign of action from
Mr. Lewis or the operators.
Charles G. Ross, White House
press secretary, told reporters
there would be no governmental
action in the stalemate over the
week end.
The United Mine Workers’ presi
dent said Sunday that he was
ready to talk contract at the
"convenience” of the owners, and
indicated that the next move was
up to them.
A spokesman for Northern,
Western and commercial coal com
panies said, however, that the
operators are waiting for Mr.
Lewis to act. At the same time
he indicated that mine owners
are feeling the pressure of the
52-day walkout which ended with
a truce last week.
The spokesman, Prank Amos of
Pittsburgh, said that means Mr.
Lewis is less likely to get the terms
he is seeking. M[r. Lewis has never
said just what they are.
“We can’t give him -any more
now than. we could have given
him in June,” Mr. Amos said in a
telephone conversation with a re
porter here yesterday.
“Because of the strike we lost
hundreds of customers. We were
in better shape in June than we
are now."
The three-week truce Mr. Lewis
called in the strike is due to end
November 30.
Steel Strike Eased Pressure.
While the miners were out, the
steel strike took much of the pres
sure off the mine owners for
settlement with Mr. Lewis, because
it lessened the demand for coal.
But with the steel walkout just
about over, the operators were
expected to be more eager for an
end to the dispute with the mine
At the same time, officials ex
pressed hope that Mr. Lewis would
act to avoid a new strike which
might further drain the pockets
of his miners.
Also, President Truman made
clear at his news conference
Thursday that he is prepared to
use the Taft-Hartley Act to halt
a strike in an emergency. The law
has provisions for 80-day court
injunctions to stop strikes imperil
ing the Nation’s welfare.
Carl i. Lockwood Dies;,
Former Bank Director
Carl J. Lockwood, 67, a former
director of the National Capital
Bank here, died Thursday in San
Francisco, it was learned today.
Mr. Lockwood was born in
Auburn, Ind., and spent his early
life in Washington. His father,
the late Philo J. Lockwood, was
one of the original directors of
the National Capital Bank here.
Mr. Lockwood was a graduate
of Eastern High School and
George Washington University
Law School. He moved to the
West Coast 40 years ago.
Surviving are two sisters, Mrs.
Vesta L. Watson of 3900 Connecti
cut avenue N.W., and Mrs. Helen
L. Smith of Brooklyn, N. Y.
Funeral .arrangements are in
complete. Burial will be in Rock
Creek Cemetery. .
Mrs. James W. Booze Dies;
Native Washingtonian
Mrs. Louise Marie Booze, 67, a
native Washingtonian, died unex
pectedly yesterday in the home of
her daughter, Catherine L. Booze,
1715 Irving street N.E., where she
had been visiting for a month.
Her home was at Capon Bridge,
W. Va. She had been in poor
health for a long time.
Mrs. Booze spent her childhood
here and in Winchester, Va., and
finally left Washington in 1920
to live in Kentucky, until she
moved to Capon Bridge nine years
ago. She was a member of St.
Paul’s Lutheran Church here.
Survivors, besides her husband,
James W. Booze of Capon Bridge,
and her daughter, include, two
sons, James B. Booze, 2436 Thirty
ninth street N.W., a compositor
for The Star, and George A. Booze,
Oteen, N. C.; a brother, Fred O.
Lentz, 1505 G street S.E.; two
sisters, Mrs. James M. Frye, Ar
lington, Va., and Mrs. L. N. Cas
well, Silver Spring, Md., and two
Funeral services will be held to
morrow afternoon at Capon
Bridge. Burial will be at Fairview
Cemetery, Gore, Va.
Docherty Due in D. C.
Early in 1950 to Take
The Rev. George M. Docherty
of North Church, Aberdeen, Scot
land, who has accepted a call as
pastor of the New York Avenue
Presbyterian Church, may come
here shortly after the first of the
year, church officials said today.
In a letter accepting the call,
Mr. Docherty said, “I am coming
to Washington for better or for
worse, for richer or for poorer.
My only prayer is not to let you
down. Whatever the cost, I will
be faithful to my Master in my
ministry in Washington. That is
really all that matters now.”
The Scotsman also observed
‘‘the news stunned my people, but
their unselfishness in thinking
only of me has made it even more
difficult" to leave.
Ends Diligent Surrey.
Acceptance by Mr. Docherty
brings to an end a long search by
New York Avenue Church to find
a successor to Dr. Peter Marshall,
who died last January. Mr.
Docherty was one of 50 ministers
considered for the post.
The initial move to call him
was turned down at a meeting in
October when 391 members voted
to call him and 167 opposed the
call. Under church rules 75. per
cent of the total vote is required
before a call can be affirmed.
This action subsequently was de
clared “illegal because of inac
curacy” and another meeting was
called, at which the Scottish min
ister received 512 to 142 votes.
Two Objections Overcome.
Opposition to Mr. Docherty was
based substantially on two points,
that he was a Socialist in politics
and that he was a foreigner. Both
issues were answered by propo
nents of the new pastor, with the
large preponderance of congre
gational membership voting for
Mr. Docherty to come.
A native of Glasgow, the 36
year-old minister worked In a
shipping office before going to
Trinity College, Glasgow Univer
sity, for his college and seminary
work. He later served at Barnoy
Presbyterian Church in Glasgow,
and, after the war, at his present
charge in Aberdeen.
Mr. Docherty is married and
has two boys, 6 and 4.
Austria still retains price con
trols on petroleum, textile raw
materials, hides, skins, most food
items, electricity and water rates
and house rents.
Independent Status
For Jerusalem Asked
By Catholic Hierarchy
A truly International regime
and “not a mere control of cura
torship” for Jerusalem and the
Holy places is advocated by the
cardinals, archbishops and bishops
of the American Roman Catholic
Hierarchy, meeting at Catholic
In a prepared statement yester
day, the National Catholic Wel
fare Conference pointed out Pope
Pius XII “time and time again has
made it clear that the only effec
tive guarantee for the safety, and
the sacred character of Jerusalem,
for the protection of the Holy
places, for the free exercise of the
indisputable rights of a Christian
minority, and for free access of
pilgrims to their shrines, is a ter
ritorial internationalization of Je
rusalem and its area under the
sovereignty and the effective con
trol of the Family of Nations.”
The churchmen appealed to
"our civil authorities and to the
nations for a real and effective
internationalization of Jerusalem
and its environs.” The question
of the status of Jerusalem and the
Holy Places is now before the
United Nations, the statement
In another statement, dealing
with the Christian family, the
hierarchy said:
“The state measures its . true
strength by the stability of family
life among its citizenry. For the
family is the social cell. It is the
family that produces'the citizen.
No nation can be greater than
its families. In vain does the
world that disregards the injunc
tion of God loosen family ties
and break up family life and then
look to state schools to produce
good citizens.
“At its best the school is only
a strong aid to the home. Good
citizens must first be good per
sons. School courses in civics
and political science, and inspira
tional studies of the lives and
works of patriotic leaders, meet
a practical need. But these alone
never make good citizens. Virtue
is best developed in a good home
where God is held in reverence.”
Bishop William A. Scully of
Albany, N. Y., chairman of the
Catholic Bishops Committee on
Motion Pictures, said American
and foreign films during 1949
“reached the lowest ebb of moral
offensiveness.” He urged a closer
following of the Legion of Decency
lists of unobjectionable films. The
churchman said the year’s output
of movies was “morally the most
offensive in numbers and quality”
since the legion was founded in
the early 1930s.
His committee declared that of
467 feature-length films reviewed
by the legion this year, almost 24
per cent were found “morally
objectionable in whole or in part.”
Of domestic films, he said almost
19 per cent were found to be
offensive and close to 47 per cent
of foreign films were considered
in this status. |
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Knute Bjorka, 61 ,Dies£
Livestock Marketing 3
Research Specialist 3
Knute Bjorka, 61, livestock
marketing research expert of the
Agriculture Department, died yes
terday in Doctors Hospital after
a long Illness.
Mr. Bjorka entered the depart1
ment in 1930 as a livestock market
ing economist in the Bureau of
Agricultural Economics and for
the last 10 years had been re-’
sponsible for an extensive progranr
of livestock marketing research'
carried out in co-operation be
tween the State colleges, experi
mental stations and the bureau. (
He was the author of a number'
of bulletins and special articles and,
was co-author of a widely- used
college textbook, “Livestock Mar
keting,” published by McGraw
Hill in 1941.
A graduate of the University of
Minnesota, he did graduate work
at the University of Chicago and
at one time was a member of
the Iowa State College faculty.
A native of Fergus Falls, Minn..
Mr. Bjorka came to Washington
in 1929 under an appointment as
a fellow of the Brookings In
stitution. He was one of the
founding members of the Viking
Club here.
Surviving him are his widow,
Mrs. Lydia E. Bjorka, 5130 Con
necticut avenue N.W.; a sister,
Mrs. Greg Thoreson of Ruso,
N. Dak., and two brothers, Carl of
Los Angeles and Theodore Bjorka
of Fergus Falls.
Memorial services will be held
at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the S- H.
Hines funeral home, 2901 Four
teenth street N.W. Burial will be
in Cambridge, Md.
4-Hour Strike Cripples
Italian Post Offices
By th» Associated Prost
ROME, Nov. 18.—A Nation-wide
four-hour strike paralyzed Italian
post offices today. The strike
protested an incident between
Minister of Communications An
gelo Raffaele Jervollno and a labor
Union sources said Minister Jer
volino ordered a Catholic union
leader to leave his office during a
heated session on wage demands.
Both Catholic and Communist
unions joined forces in calling th*
strike, a rare happening in Italy's
politics-riddled labor movement.
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