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Weather Forecast - Clear and colder with lowest around 30 to night. Tomorrow fair, windy and colder. (Full report on Page A-2.) Temperatures Today. Midnight, 46 6 a.m. —.43 11 a.m. —.52 2 a.m. —43 8 a.m. 46 Noon_59 4 a.m. _—45 10 a.m. --.51 1 p.m. —_61 Lote New York Markets, Page A-19. Guide for Readers Paae Amusements C-8 Classified_D-3-7 Comics-D-8-9 Editorial _A-10 Edit’l Articles .A-ll Finance _A-19 P»R* Lost and Found A-3 Obituary -A-12 Radio-1>-3 Sports_C-l-3 Woman's Section-B-S-6 An Associated Press Newspaper_ 97th Year. No. 336. Phone ST. 5000 ★★ WASHINGTON, D. C., WEDNESDAY, pECEMBER 7, 1949—SEVENTY PAGES. City Home Delivery, Daily and Sunday, $1.20 a Month: when 5 HT CENTS Sundays. $1.30. Night Final Edition, $1.30 and $1.40 per Month. -. - i Groves Says Neither Hopkins Nor Wallace Sought Secrets; Explains Uranium Shipments Let One Go to Keep Russians in Dark On Atomic Value By Miriam Ottenberg Lt. Gen. Leslie R. Groves, war time chief of the atomic bomb project, testified today that neither the late Harry L. Hopkins nor former Vice President Henry A. Wallace ever approached him to get atomic secrets and that no pressure was ever exerted on him by any one in the executive branch of the Government to give the Russians atomic materials. Gen. Groves told the House Committee on Un-American Ac tivities that a “great deal of pressure” was put on him to “give the Russians everything they wanted” but the pressure came from subordinates in the lease - lend administration. Suburban Hospital Sold by Government Sale of the 100-bed hospital in Bethesda to Suburban Hospital Association, Inc., for $125,000 was announced today by the General Services Administration. Suburban Hospital was built by the Government for about $650, 000 in 1942-43 to relieve crowded hospital conditions in the Wash ington area during the war. Approval of the sale was an nounced by Russell Forbes, acting GSA administrator. The non-profit Suburban Hos pital Association, Inc., has been operating the institution since March 15, 1943, the date of its completion. The property includes the one-story and part-basement hospital and the two-story and part-basement nurses’ home with quarters for 50 nurses. Mr. Fcrfces’ announcement said the offer was made in line with GSA policy to keep such facilities operating for purposes for which they were constructed. On October 12 the GSA sold Arlington Hospital to the Arling ton County Hospital Association for a similar sum. The Community Facilities Serv ice of GSA negotiated disposition of the Bethesda project. Greek Strikes Growing ATHENS, Greece, Dec. 7 (/P).— Greece’s strike movement widened today. Two new groups, involv ing more than 50,000 workers, called walkouts for tomorrow and Friday. However, a civil servants’ •trike set for tomorrow has been postponed. Let One Shipment Go. As for urnaium materials re quested by the Russians, Gen. Groves told the committee: 1. A shipment of 200 pounds of uranium oxide and 220 pounds of uranium salt went through to Russia early in 1943 which Gen. Groves couldn’t stop without tip ping off the Russians on the value this country was placing on uran ium. 2. Gen. Groves approved two 500-poUnd shipments of uranium oxide and uranium nitrate for Russia simply to trap Russian agents into revealing their sources of supply in this country, but that “we had no expectation of ever permitting the material to leave the country.” The Russian agents couldn't find these uranium com pounds and the shipment was never made, he said. 3. Gen. Groves also approved a Russian request for 25 pounds of uranium metal, but the few pounds actually sent were so im pure that if the Russians had tried to use them they would have delayed Russian work on atomic development. Kept Russians in Dark. Gen. Groves made no secret of the fact that he considered “our whole security was based on notj letting the Russians find out any thing.” Gen. Groves specifically told the Committee: “At no time did Mr. Wallace ever bring any pressure on me directly and at no time was I aware that he brought any pres sure on any of the people-working for me.” The witness was asked about possible pressure exerted by the former Vice President because of a broadcast charge by Radio Com mentator Fulton Lewis, jr„ that Mr. Wallace overruled Gen. Groves to get uranium shipments for Russia. The name of Mr. Hopkins, con fidant and adviser of the late President Roosevelt, was brought Into the questioning because of testimony by former Air Force Maj. Qeorge Racey Jordan that he had found Oak Ridge maps in a suitcase bound for Russia. Mr. Jordan had told the commit tee that attached to the maps was a note on White House sta tionery which ended “had a hell of a time getting these from Groves. H. H.” No Papers Missing. “Did Harry Hopkins ever at tempt to obtain blue-prints or maps in connection with the atomic project from you?” Rep (Continued on Page A-6, Col. 1.) » . ■ -— Acheson Reviews Licensing Of Exports to Russians Says Manhattan District Approved Transfer of Atomic Materials Secretary ot State Acheson said today that lend-lease records show that the Manhattan Engin eering District, which had charge of the atomic bomb project during the war, approved export licenses for shipment of uranium materials and heavy water to Russia. He told a newrs conference that export licenses for shipments of 1,445 pounds of uranium and uranium compounds and 1,000 grams of heavy water to Russia were issued during 1943 by the Board of Economic Warfare with the approval of the Manhattan District. He reviewed the records on shipments of materials associated with atomic bomb production and in effect denied charges by for mer Air Force Maj. George Racey (Jordan that secret State Depart ment documents had been illegal ly transported to Russia. Mr. Acheson emphasized that the State Department was not in volved in the alleged shipments, having no jurisdiction over lend lease matters until it absorbed the remnants of lend-lease flies in the fall of 1945. He said he has no knowledge that any State Depart ment documents, secret or other wise, were made available to Rus sia without proper authorization, as alleged by Mr. Jordan. The lend-lease flies reveal, he said, that two export licenses for shipment of uranium compounds to Russia w'ere granted in March, 1943. One of these was for 200 pounds of urano-uranic oxide, and 220 pounds of uranium nitrate. The other was for 500 pounds of urano-uranic oxide and 500 pounds of uranium nitrate. Another export license for 25 pounds of uranium metal was issued in April. 1943. In Novem ber, 1943, there was a license of 1,000 grams of heavy water. The Board of Economic Warfare was headed by Henry A. Wallace w'hen he was Vice President. Mr. Acheson said the records give no indication of whether any shipments were actually made. He told his news conference that this information was given in the summer of 1948 to the House Committee on Un-American Ac tivities and also to the Joint Com mittee on Atomic Energy. West Big 3 Reported Planning January Talk On Peace With Reich I Accord Declared Reached On Parley to Consider Ending State of War ly Hie Associated Press LONDON, Dec. 7.—Official Brit ish sources said today that the Big Three Western power* have agreed to consult early next year on ending the state of war with Germany. The agreement was made at the recent Paris conference of for eign ministers of the United States, Britain and Prance. British sources said they did not believe the consultations would begin before the end of January. The talks would not necessarily be on a foreign minister level, they added. A Paris report said the three | foreign ministers would meet on | the question, probably in January. It was pointed out here that Brit ish Foreign Secretary Bovin wil1 be away most of that month at ! tending a dominions foreign min , isters conference in Ceylon. In Frankfurt, Germany, Ameri | can official sources said the three I Western powers have put experts ; to work to speed machinery ! geared to ending the state of war with Germany. Immediately after the last Pajris conference, it was learned, each of the Big Three nations assigned legal and political experts to pre pare for ending the state of war. American officials said the planned new phase of German Allied relations would give the West German federal government a greater measure of eligibility to participate in international or ganizations. It would also coun terbalance reported intentions of the Soviet Union to end its state of war with the German Soviet zone government. Eisenhower Urged to Run As Republican in New York By the Associated Press NEW YORK, Dec. 7.—Now it’s “high office on the Republican ticket in the New York State 1950 campaign” that is being urged on Gen. Eisenhower. The New York Young Repub lican Club made the proposal in a resolution adopted at a meet jing last night. Both a Senate seat and the governorship will be contested in the State next year. The resolution said, “Recent statements made by Gen. Eisen hower are closely in line with the forward-looking views of many Republican leaders.” It explained, though, that the club “has made no personal ap proach” to Gen. Eisenhower about running next year. The wartime supreme Allied commander heads Columbia University. He is travel ing in Texas now. Hirohito's Sanctity Hits New Low—Thief Robs Him of $4,166 By the Associated Brest TOKYO, Dec. 7.—Eight years ago Emperor Hirohito was considered sacrosanct by the Japanese. Today he awakened 150,000 yen ($4,166) poorer. A thief, who no longer con sidered the Emperor sacred, stole the money from the im perial household account. Kostov, Former No. 2 Bulgarian Communist, Goes on Trial in Sofia Ex-Vice Premier Accused Of Plotting to Overthrow Reds With Tito's Help By the Associated Press SOFIA, Bulgaria, Dec. 7.—•For mer Vice Premier Traieho Kostov. once Bulgaria’s No. 2 Communist, went on trial before a special court today charged with plotting to overthrow the present regime and turn his country over to Premier-Marshal Tito in Yugo slavia. Standing trial with Kostov are 10 others—former top government officials and leading figures in the nation’s Communist-run economic setup. All appeared in good health as they walked into the improvised courtroom. The trial opened in the army’s central home while nation-wide demonstrations organized in cities and villages condemned the “trai I torous actions” of the accused. Thousands of resolutions have j been published demanding the | “heaviest punishment for the traitors.” Long Indictment Read. Public Prosecutor Vladimir Dim chev opened the proceedings with a reading of the lengthy indict ment which charges the 11 with espionage, spying, treason and economic sabotage. Be accused them of spying for Tito and Anglo American intelligence agencies. Kostov is accused also of carry ing on an “insincere and unfriend ly policy” against the Soviet Union. For this he was kicked out of the Communist Party’s Polit buro, its Central Committee and his government position before he was arrested last April. This morning’s newspaper called the defendants “Kostovists” and reported that Bulgarians at meet ings were “unanimously con demning the disgusting espionage activity of the Anglo-American I agents.” In a 20,000-word indictment Kostov and his co-defendants were said to have plotted with Yugoslav leaders at the instiga | ~TSee~BULGARIA, Page A-3.f~ Lanphier Ends World Flight, Beating Eagan's Record By the Associated Press NEW YORK, Dec. 7.—Tom Lanphier, jr., today finished wing ing his ’way around the world by scheduled airline flights in 13 minutes less than five days. He established a new passenger speed record for commercial planes. Mr. Lanphier made the last lap of his trip on an American Air lines plane. His landing at La Guardia Field came 4 days, 23 hours and 47 minutes after his takeoff last Friday. The previous record holder was Col. Eddie Eagan, chairman of the New York Boxing Commission, who flew around the world last year in 6 days, 3 hours and 40 minutes. Mr. Lanphier’s trip was made in connection with the 46th an niversary of the first Wright brothers flight to take place at Kitty Hawk, N. C., December 17. Sponsoring the flight is the Air Force Association, which Mr. Lanphier, a wartime aviator in the South Pacific, once headed. He carried with him a letter from President Truman to be de livered at the Kitty Hawk cele bration. 4 Lewis Expected To Sign More Contracts Today Kentucky Pacts Give Boost to Drive on Operator Resistance BULLETIN NEW YORK (JP).—The United | Mine Workers said after a two hour conference with operators today that it still plans to keep i the three-day week in effect in ! the hard coal industry. By James Y. Newton | John L. Lewis was expected to day to sign new contracts for ;his United Mine Workers with other small soft-coal operators in his campaign to line up the pro ducers one by one to an agree ment providing a welfare and re jtirement fund of $140,000,000 a 'year and a wage rate of $15 per | day. The belligerent union chieftain broke through the united front of operator resistance to his de mands late yesterday when a group of mine owners, most of them from Eastern Kentucky, signed a contract with him. It called for payments into the wel fare fund of 35 cents per ton of coal, up 15 cents from the last industry contract, and the $15 a day wage rate, an increase of 95 cents. A spokesman for the UMW said additional companies were ex pected to “come into the fold" daily. The big operators pub licly minimized the importance of the Lewis campaign, but it was obvious they were concerned that he might be able to line up enough ; soft coal tonnage to a new con ; tract to force them to “talk tur ; key" with him. Hard Coal Talks Begin. There were these Other devel opments in the coal situation: 1. Anthracite operators d&egan wage contract negotiations with j the UMW in New York and asked that the five-day work week be restored in the hard coal fields. Beginning this week Mr. Lewis put both the anthracite and soft coal industry on a three-day week. There was no indication that the UMW, headed by Vice President Thomas Kennedy, and the oper ators made progress toward an agreement. 2. Also In New York. Robert R. Young, president of the Chesa peake At Ohio Railroad, announced that he was conducting talks with prominent soft coal operators in the apparent attempt to bring about resumption of negotiations with MV. Lewis. Mr. Young, whose railroad is one of the largest coal carriers and is hit hard by the three-day week, conferred yesterday with George H. Love, chief spokesman for the big Northern and Western operators, and Joseph P. Rcutli, chairman of the Pittston Co. of New York, a holding company. “Were hopeful something may come of it, but frankly we don’t know,’’ a spokesman for Mr Young said. Aside from its possible effect of causing other operators to sign up, the contract signed with the small operators of Kentucky and West Virginia was important in that it showed for the first time what Mr. Lewis wants in a new contract. The agreement will run for al most two years—until September 1, 1951—and may be cancelled by either side on 30 days’ notice, a provision also included in the in (See COAL, Page A-5.) Bulgaria Withdraws From U. N. Health Group By the Associated Press GENEVA, Switzerland, Dec. 7.— Bulgaria has withdrawn from the World Health Organization, fol lowing the lead of the Soviet Union, White Russia and the Ukraine, the WHO announced today. CAN I (SET AN APPOINTMENT*^ P"bo" \ji I ASTmV! f M UCtMStD V [ |k V> y WJT/'m'i*, PROF \ astral\ Gamewell Is Underbid On D. C. Call Boxes for First Time in Years Firm Long id Limelight In Controversy Over Its Relations With Friede For the first time in many years the Gamewell Co., which has sup plied police and fire alarm boxes for the city, will not get a Dis trict contract because another company submitted lower bids. Orders for 30 police call boxes to be used in the new No. 14 pre cinct and for replacements have been placed with the Connecticut Telephone and Electric Division of the Great American Industries, Inc., of Meriden, Cohn. The Connecticut firm underbid Gamewell by more than $15 a box. Friede Case Recalled. The Gamewell Co. has long been in the limelight in the District. Last year the Commissioners de moted Herbert A. Friede frqm director of the District fire alarm system to superintendent of com munications in the electrical de partment with a salary cut of $1,000 a year. This action followed disclosure of correspondence between Mr. Friede and officers of the Game well Co. when the company was indicted by a Federal grand jury in Boston for monopolistic prac tices. Mr. Friede was accused of maintaining too close a personal relationship with company offi cials from which the District bought fire alarm apparatus on specifications which other firms could not meet. No Change in Specifications. The 30 new boxes which the Dis trict ordered will cost $110 with a 2 per cent discount. The Game well Co. last year bid $110.70 each for the boxes but this year raised its bid to $125 with no discount. There was no change^in the spe cifications over last year. Some of the police call boxes which will be replaced have been in use in the city for more than 30 years, District officials said. Parts cannot be obtained when they get out of order. It is esti mated there are between 300 and 400 old boxes such as these in use in the District. Rex Beach, 72, Noted Novelist, Commits Suicide in Florida _ .... Writer or bpoilers Suffered Serious Throat Ailment By the Associated Press SEBRING, Fla., Dec. 7.—Rex Beach, 72, nationally-known novelist, was found dead of a pistol wound in the head at his ranch home near here this morn ing. His death was pronounced suicide by County Judge J. Howard Livingston and Sheriff Broward Coker. Mr. Beach had been suffering from a throat ailment for three years. His body was found by a nurse who brought him breakfast, the sheriff said. The nurse, Miss Tania Simonian, found the writer in his pajamas on the floor of his second-story bedroom. The body lay by the bed in which he had slept through the night. Robert Fox, his secretary for 33 years, said funeral arrangements would be made later. Mr. Beach was in the midst of a psychological novel, “Woman in Ambush,” on whi£h he had com pleted 27 chapters. He had not worked on it for several months. This summer, Mr. Beach’s life REX BEACk. —AP Photo. was despaired of for a while at Miami where he had gone for treatment for his throat. Medical authorities in Miami said the noted novelist suffered from cancer of the throat. No mention of his ailment was made previously because Mr. Beach wanted it that way. The writer arrived In Miami in (Continued on Page A-12, A>1. 5.) Record Rash of Bad Checks Reported by D. C. Tax Colleqtor Can't Account for Rise, Pearson Says; 6,000 to 8,000 Expected for Year Collector of Taxes Guy Pearson today reported an unaccountable rash of bad checks reaching the District for tax payments, largely; in the sales tax category, j At the present rate, Mr. Pearson , said, the annual total of bad ’checks will jump from 1.754 last lyear to between 6,000 and 8,000 ; this fiscal year. The checks will amount to several hundred thou sand dollars, he estimated. | The sales tax, which has been in ! effect since last August 1, brings ! the city about 11,000 checks a month. But "insufficient fund” notices also are coming in for real estate, personal property and other taxes. The additional bookkeeping caused by the bogus checks occu pies almost the full time of two 'employes, Mr. Pearson said. He i --— is preparing information to pre sent to the Commissioners^o back up his request for more personnel or for measures to out down the practice. More than 200 firms and indi viduals who have offended re peatedly have been denied the right to pay their taxes by check and the privilege will be taken way from many more, Mr. Pear son said. The daily average for bad checks reaching the collector’s office now is running about 15 items a day for up to $2,000 worth of taxes. Mr. Pearson said he had talked with many of the senders in an effort to find out the cause of the increase, but "I have yet to find one bona fide reason.” He also said the sales tax is a type of levy TseeBAD CHECKS, Page A-5.) iVirginians Are Asked To Remain Democrats To Share $750,CIO California Fruit Grower Says He Made Fortune Under Administration ly the Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif.. Dec. 7. —Harvey B. Whitten, Northern California peach grower, left most of his $750,000 estate to his broth ers and sisters—and told them to become Democrats. Mr. Whitten, who died Novem ber 17 at the age of 69. said this in his will filed for probate yes terday: “I have specifically requested my brothers and sisters to re nounce the Republican National Party, its policies and platform and to vote henceforth a straight Democratic National Party ticket. “The reason for this is that my estate was accumulated solely under the Democratic adminis tration. It is, therefore, my de sire that no Republican Party member receive anything from the distribution of my estate.” Winston A. Langlois, attorney for the executors of the will, said Mr. Whitten’s statement was probably merely to show his desire that heirs should be Democrats. “There isn’t any clause in the will which specifically disinherits a Republican,” Mr. Langlois said. “But it’s a nice legal question. It’s a point which may have to be cleared up with litigation later in the event one of the heirs refuses to become a Democrat.” Mrs. Anna Whitten Ross, who came here from her home in Charlottesville, Va., for the hear ing on her brother’s will, said she didn’t think there would be any trouble from relatives who would rather be Republicans than Dem ocrats “In fact,” she said, “I think the family are all Democrats. They may have strayed now and then. I think Harvey just wanted to be sure they stayed Democrats.” “Are you a Democrat?” she was asked. “I certainly am and very proud of it,” she answered. Mr. Langlois said the major beneficiaries —all brothers and sisters—are Mrs. Ross, Mrs. B. A. McMichael, Quantico, Va.; L. R. Whitten, Ella T. Whitten and W. R. Natier, all of North Garden, Va. Quake Felt in Italy GORIZIA, Italy, Dec. 7 (JP).—A strong earthquake was reported early today from the Camia mountains, north of here. The quake was said to have caused panic among the population in the mountains, Astra, the Italian news agency reported. L. Ex-Lover Threatened Her Life, Gambling Witness Testifies Miss Franklin Accuses Acalotti as Trial Begins In Intimidation Case How her former lover threat ened her life after she told au thorities about his gambling ac tivities was related by a comely prosecution witness today as the District Court trial of Attilio Aca lotti, who is charged with attempt ing to intimidate a Federal wit ness, got under way. The witness was Miss Bernice Franklin, red-haired former wait ress, who was the principal wit ness before the special grand jury that investigated gambling in the Metropolitan Area. She said on March 4 Acalotti threatened to have her “face basked in” and that on March 25 he threatened to “shut her mouth permanently.” The slender, chief prosecution witness today told the jury of six men and six women th#t she had lived with Acalotti for many months and helped him conduct his gambling activities. The wit ness, about 35, was pale and tense. She kept twisting a handkerchief between her hands while she told her story. . races uambnng Trial. Acalotti, 42, operator of a news stand near Thomas Circle, faces subsequent trial on several gam bling charges. The charges are said to have resulted from Miss Franklin’s testimony before the special gambling grand jury. Acalotti now is on trial accused (See ACALOTTI, Page A-3T) Fire Routs 7 and Snarls Traffic for One Hour Traffic was tied up for an hour at the rush hour this morning and seven persons in an adjoining house were forced to flee when a fire damaged a doctor’s basement office at 1635 Irving street N.W. The Mount Pleasant streetcar line was blocked in both directions land cross-town buses were re routed as firemen fought the blaze. Dr. A. J. Connolly, owner of the property, said several thousand dollars worth of equipment in his office was destroyed or damaged. The blaze was centered around a gas furnace in a rear basement room. Its cause was not given. There were no occupants in the three-story brick house which is being redecorated. Seven persons at 1633 Irving fled to the street, some of them in night clothing, | because of dense smoke. 'Ideal Father' Goes Berserk, Kills 3 Children Reloads Gun After Each Shot; Planned to Slay Wife, Self Also A Fort Belvoir construction en gineer characterized as an "ideal father" killed his three children in their Alexandria home today with a 20-gauge shotgun he reloaded after each shot. Then the father. John S. Con ner, 38. quietly surrendered to police who said the man revealed he had planned also to kill his wife Janet and himself, but that she talked him out of shooting her and he lost the nerve needed | to kill himself. j "I didn't want the children to 'grow up like I am,” Police Supt. Edgar Sims said Conner told him. The tragedy occurred about 7:55 a.m. in the kitchen of the Conners’ apartment at 123 Bel jvoir street, in the Cameron Val ; ley development, where the family had lived five years. Oldest Daughter Killed First. Police said Conner apparently took deliberate aim, sending one charge of the gun crashing int® the head of each of the children, and that he killed them in thi® order: His eldest daughter Stephanie, 11; his son Michael, 8, and finally 5-year-old Cecilia. In the midst of the shooting Mrs. Conner ran screaming from the apartment to thi home ot Mrs. Philip Mitton, a close friend, two doors away. Mr. Mitto* opened the door and Mrs. Conner moaned: “Philip, «omething terrible ka® happened. John ha* shot th® children. They are dead. I know it.” Neighbors Are Stunned. As shocked neighbors gathered in little clusters, stunned by th® tragedy, Mrs. Pauline Allen, who lives next door to the Conners, told how she was outside when she heard two shots. “I heard the little girl scream, i‘Daddy, don’t do it.’” Mrs. Allen said. “Then there was a third shot and Mrs. Conner ran out of the kitchen in her pajamas and over to the Mittons.” No one could account for the force that drove Conner to th® deed. A wonaeriui person... n moon devoted father... adorable chil dren ... an ideal family,” were some of the phrases neighbors used. All said Conner had been working too hard. They told how he was attending night school at Fort Belvoir three nights a week in working for a masters degree in engineering. Was Laboratory Branch Chief. Conner is chief of the prefabri cated structure branch of the Engineering, Research and Devel opment Laboratory, a civilian po sition at Fort Belvoir at a salary of $7,000 a year. Fort Belvoir records show Con ner was graduated with the 1933 class of the United States Military Academy, being honorably dis charged with a physical disability. He received a bachelor of science degree. Not so long ago he was an of ficer in the Cameron Valley Com munity Council, which had been instrumental in establishing a playground near the Conner home. In reconstructing the shooting. Coroner'John Sims said each child was killed instantly with one shot in the head. At first quiet and uncom municative Conner later told police how he had planned to wipe out the entire family. Maj. Sim* said Conner told this story: “He had been thinking of shoot ing them all for about a week. This morning he suddenly acted, shooting the children in the kitchen, and then going to the bedroom where his wife was in bed. “Mrs. Conner pleaded with her (See SHOOTING. Page A-3.) Worst of Cold WaveTo Miss City, but Mercury Will Drop (See Picture, Page B-l.) Colder weather is in store for the Washington area during the next few days, but the main effect of a widespread mass of polar air to th^ north will not be felt here, the Weather Bureau reported today. Revising his earlier estimate of temperatures in the low 20s to night, the forecaster said the mercury probably would not dip below 30 degrees. Today will be mild and rather cloudy, with a high in the middle 50s. , Brisk northwest winds will keep the temperature below 40 tomor row and tomorrow night is ex pected to be the coldest of the season, with readings in the low 20s. Meanwhile, the Northeastern and Midwestern States were in the grip of a full-fledged cold wave that moved into New York last night, bringing snow flurries and temperatures down to 15 be low zero. * Pope to Address Haiti VATICAN CITY, Dec. 7 (IP).— Pope Pius XU will speak to the people of Haiti tomorrow at 4 p.m. (10 a.m., EST) over Vatican radio, it was announced today.