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Gets Subversive Bill; Veto Believed Likely •y th« Associated Press A bill aimed at stifling Com munist activities all along the home front headed today for a Senate-House conference as the first step toward a probable veto by President Truman. It received an overwhelming 70 to-7 vote of approval in the Sen ate late yesterday after a day of hectic and often confused maneu vering that eventually welded two opposing measures into one. Briefly the bill provides for: 1. The internment of dangerous Reds in time of war, invasion or insurrection. 2. Registration of Communist and Communist-front organiza tions. 3. Barring Reds from Govern ment jobs and obtaining passports. 4. New legal curbs on sabotage and espionage. 6. New weapons to be used to exclude and deport aliens consid ered to be subversive. 6. Outlawing conspiracies to set up a “totalitarian dictatorship” in the United States. Kilgore Offers Substitute. Senator Kilgore, Democrat, of West Virginia had introduced the internment plan as a substitute for the sweeping catch-all bill sponsored by Chairman McCarran of the Senate Judiciary Commit tee. As a substitute, it was de feated 50 to 23. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Lucas grabbed the ball. When the voting was finally over, he had succeeded in nailing a somewhat modified version of the Kilgore plan onto the McCarran bill. It was done by voice vote after the Senate had batted down, 46 to 29, Senator Lucas’ move to sub stitute the plan for the Com munist registration section, and then rejected. 37 to 35, his first attempt to write the plan into the bill. This vote was later recon sidered and acceptance followed. X Other Major Changes. There were only two other ma jor changes in the McCarran bill. One stripped from it a provision to set up a semi-inippendent office of passports and* visas. This amendment, by Senator Connally, Democrat, of Texas, was adopted 39 to 33. The other, an amendment by Senator Ellender, Democrat, of Louisiana added a provision mak ing it illegal to picket Federal courts. It was adopted on a voice vote. A top administration lieutenant, who asked that he not be identi fied by name, told reporters the White House already has the measure under study, but he did not know when a decision would be made. He said, however, that the President would make a forth right stand one way or another. Mr. Truman told his news con ference last week that he would not sign the McCarran bill in the form it was in at that time. He had asked Congress only for new weapons to use against saboteurs and spies. He said he thought provisions of the Mc Carran bill would imperil the rights of loyal American citi sens. As passed, the bill contains pro visions the President wants and some he doesn’t want. Indica tions are that the House, which last month passed its own Com munist-registration bill by an overwhelming vote, will accept most of both The fact that Senator Lucas and other Administration Sena tors voted for the McCarran bill created doubt as to what Mr. Truman would do, particularly in a Congressional election year when many Democrats, Senator Lucas Included, are fighting hard political campaigns. Senator Mundt, Republican, of South Dakota, one of the authors of the Communist-registration section of the McCarran bill, put it this way: “I still don’t think the Presi dent is going to veto the bill. If he was going to, I don’t think Lucas would have voted for it.” Senator Ferguson, Republican, of Michigan, another sponsor of ___________________________________________ Votes on Red Control Bill The roll call vote on final Sen ate passage of the McCarran Communist control bill: FOR PASSAGE (70). Democrats. ANDERSON KERR BENTON KILGORE BYRD LONG CHAPMAN LUCAS CHAVEZ MAGNUSON CONNALLY McCARRAN DOUGLAS MCCLELLAN ELLENDER McFARLAND FREAR McKELLAR FULBRIGHT McMAHON GEORGE MYERS GILLETTE NEELY HILL O’CONOR HOEY O’MAHONEY HOLLAND ROBERTSON HUMPHREY RUSSELL STSON. Colo. |PHA0RM«kla. JOHNSON. Tex. TYDINGS Republicans. BRICKER LANGER BUTLER LODGE CAPEHART MARTIN g$£g?N &££irktiSy dworshak morse ecton MUNDT _ FERGUSON 8CH0EPPEL GURNEY SMITH, Me. HENDRICKSON THYE HICKENLOOPER WATKINS : IVES WHERRY JENNER WILEY KEM WILLIAMS KNOWLAND YOUNG AGAINST PASSAGE (7). Democrats. GRAHAM LEHMAN GREEN MURRAY KEFAUVER TAYLOR LEAHY _ vtl Republicans. None. Not 'voting. but announced as for pas sage: AIKEN. Republican, of Vermont: BREWSTER. Republican. of Maine. BRIDGES. Republican, of New HampshHe. SMITH. Republican. of New Jersey; TAFT. Republican, of Ohio; TOBEY. Republican, of New Hampshire; VANDENBERG. Re publican of Michigan; EASTLAND. Demo crat.01 Mississippi; JOHNSTON Demo crat, of South Carolina; MAYBANK. Dem ocrat. of South Carolina; STENNIS, Democrat, of Mississippi, and THOMAS. Democrat, of Utah. , . , .._ Here is the vote by which the Senate rejected the "concentra tion camp" substitute proposed by Senator Kilgore, Democrat, of West Virginia for the McCarran bill: FOR THE AMENDMENT—S3. Democrats. ANDERSON LEAHY BENTON LEHMAN CHAVEZ LUCAS DOUGLAS MAGNUSON graham McFarland GREEN M0MAHON HUMPHREY MURRAY HUNT NEELY KEFAUVER OMAHONEY KILGORE TAYLOR Republicans. LANGER SMITH, Me. MORSE AGAINST THE AMENDMENT—50. Democrats. BYRD KERR CHAPMAN LONG CONNALLY MCCARRAN ELLENDER McCLELLAN FREAR McKKLLAR GEORGE OCONOR GILLETTE ROBERTSON HILL RUSSELL HOEY SPARKMAN HOLLAND THOMAS. Okla. JOHNSON, Tex. TYDING Republicans. BRICKER KNOWLAND BUTLER LODGE CAIN MALONE CORDON MARTIN DARBY MCCARTHY DWORSHAK MILLIKIN ECTON MUNDT FERGUSON SCHOEPPEL GURNEY THYE HENDRICKSON WATKINS HICKENLOOPKR WHERRY IVES WILEY JENNER WILLIAMS KEM YOUNG The following pairs were announced: For the amendment. AIKEN. Republi can. of Vermont: against. BRIDGES, Re publican, of New Hampshire; FULBRIGHT, Democrat of Arkansas, for: Taft. Repub lican. of Ohio, against: MYERS, Democrat, Pennsylvania, for; JOHNSTON, Democrat, of South Carolina, against. Not voting but announced in favor of the amendment: PEPPER, Democrat, of Florida. > Not voting but announced as against the amendment: BREWSTER of Maine, SMITH of New Jersey, TOBEY of New Hampshire. VANDENBERG of Michigan and CAFEHART of Indiana, Republicans; EASTLAND of Mississippi, STENNIS of Mississippi and THOMAS of Utah, Demo crats. the Communist-registration sec tion, said he was satisfied Con gress would override any veto. Senator McCarran issued a statement saying he was con vinced that the conferees would turn out a bill “that will be Constitutional and one with teeth in it.” The seven Senators voting against the bill were all Demo crats: Graham of North Carolina, Green of Rhode Island, Kefauver of Tennessee, Leahy of Rhode Island, Lehman of New York, Murray of Montana and Taylor of Idaho. Kefauver Statement. Senator Kefauver, in a pen ciled statement for reporters, said: "I could not live with my con science if I gave my approval to a bill which does violence to the Constitution, to the Bill of Rights and which I think destroys many of those freedoms which makes America the great land of the free.” Senator Lehman, the only one of the seven now in a re-election race, called the measure: “This tragic, this unfortunate, this ill conceived legislation.” He added that “my conscience will be easier, though I realize my political pros pects may be more difficult,” for voting against it. Senators Taylor and Graham were defeated in primary races. The other four are not up for re election in November. While the Senate was voting approval of the tight curbs on Red activities, the Senate Appropria tions Committee made public tes timony by FBI Chief J. Edgar Hoover that the Communists have been burrowing underground since the Korean invasion. He asked more funds to cope with the situ ation. Hoover Sees Peril. “In my estimation, the problem which we had in the last World War with the Nazi fifth column was very small compared with the problem we have today in this country and in our territories from the so-called Communists and So viet activities,” Mr. Hoover said. Sects Ignore Discord Despite growing political dis cord, pilgrims from both sides of the Indo-Pakistan border con tinue to visit holy places in both countries. Recently, 50 Sikhs crossed the border into Pakistan at Wagah, in two buses, on a 200 mile journey to offer prayers, at the Nirankari Gurdwara, sacred shrine of the Nirankari sect of Sikhs. Their ceremonies were in connection with the 95th death anniversary of Baba Dyanji, founder of the Nirankari sect. I CSC Opposes Amendment On Temporary Defense Jobs The Civil Service Commission has asked the Senate to eliminate from the supplemental defense appropriation bill the House pro visions designed to keep new Gov ernment jobs during the Korean emergency on a temporary basis. In a letter made public by the Senate Appropriations Committee as it met to act on the question today, the commission said it is in general agreement with the purpose the House had in mind, but believes the amendment is "too rigid and inflexible and is not required by employment con ditions as .they now exist." The Commission added that the major objective of the amendment already is being carried out, since available figures show 70 per cent of the appointments being made by defense agencies are of a tem porary, or indefinite nature. Chairman Johnston of the Sen ate Post Office and Civil Service Committee has announced he will tty to kill the House directive in the Senate, if the Committee does not eliminate it before reporting the bill. Msgr. Sheen Named Head Of Mission Aid Societies Msgr. Fulton J. Sheen, profes sor of philosophy at Catholic Uni versity, has been appointed na tional director of the Pontifical Mission Aid Societies in the i United States, it was announced here today. Msgr. Sheen, who will take over his new duties on November 1, succeeds the Most Rev. Thomas J. McDonnell, Auxiliary Bishop of New York. Bishop McDonnell’s resignation was announced yes terday by Pietro Cardinal Fuma soni-Biondi, prefect of the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith. Bishop McDonnell served as national director of the Pontifical Mission Aid Societies for 27 years. A native of El Paso, HI., Msgr. Sheen prepared for the priesthood at St. Paul’s Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., and was ordained Sep tember 20, 1919. He has been at Catholic University since 1927 in the philosophy department. He is widely known as an orator and author. Crow Proves Hazard A golfer in New South Wales, Australia, saw a crow swoop on his ball and carry it off, Sydney reports. He drove off with an other ball which hit the crow and brought it down. The crow flew off with the ball that hit it. The Weather Here and Over the Nation District of Columbia—Cloudy and cool with occasional rain this afternoon and tonight. Showers likely tomorrow. High in upper 60’s this afternoon, low tonight near 62. Maryland — Cloudy and cool with occasional rain this after noon, tonight and tomorrow. Low around 60 tonight, high tomorrow to upper 60’s or lower 70’s. Virginia—Mostly cloudy with occasional rain in the north por tion, showers and scattered thunderstorms in south portion this afternoon and tonight. To morrow considerable cloudiness with showers likely. Low tonight 60 to 65, high mostly in the 70’s tomorrow. Wind velocity, 15 miles per hour; direction, northeast. District Medical Society rag weed pollen count for 24 hours | ended 9 a.m. September 13, 39 grains per cubic yard of air. Incomplete due to rain. US. WEATHER BUREAU MAf* Deportment of Commerce Wf'tS ■ Temperature Figure* Shew Average lor Area Arrow* Denote Wind Flow Woothor Conditions As Ot S*WW 130 A M. ISTSopI 13Highs end low, in Indio. Light rain will fall tonight along the coastal section of the Middle Atlantic States, the interior portions and the upper Ohio Valley. Occasional light rain is forecast from the Western Lakes region to the Eastern Plains and in the area from Kansas and Missouri southward to Texas. Local frost, especially in the val leys, is predicted for the Dakotas and Montana. Temperatures will rise in the Northern and Central Rockies, but it will continue cool over the Northern States. —AP Wirephoto. I Hirer Report. (From United State* Engineers.) Potomac River muddy at Harpers Ferry and at Great Falls: Shenandoah muddy at Harpers Ferry. Humidity. (Readings at Washington Airport.) Yesterday Pet. Today. Pet. Noon - 80 8 a.m. _83 4 p.m. _80 10 a m. _86 8 p.m. _91 1 p.m. _ 93 Midnight _91 High and Low of Uit si Hours. High, 68, at 2:30 p.m. Low. 63. at 6:35 a.m. Record Temperatures Thia imp Highest. 96. on June 24. Lowest. 15. on March 3. Tide Tables. (Furnished by United States Coast and Geodetic Survey.) Today Tomorrow. High _ 9:31a.m. 10:15 a.m. Low _ 4:03 a.m. 4:47 a.m. High _ 9:57 p.m. 11:42 p.m. Low _ 4:17 p.m. 4:57 p.m. The Sun and Moon. Rises. Sets. Sun, today _ 6:47 7:21 Sun, tomorrow 6:48 7:20 Moon, today_ 2:05 p.m. 6:06 a.m. Automobile lights must be turned on one-hall hour alter sunset. Precipitation. Monthly precipitation in Inches in the Capital (current month to date): Month. 1950. Avg. Record. January _ 1.91 3.55 7.83 ’37 February _ 2.72 3.37 6.84 '84 March _ 4.17 3.76 8.84 ’91 April _ 1.86 3.27 9.13 '89 May _*_ 6.76 3.70 10.89 '88 June _ 3.14 4.13 10.94 ’00 July _ 4.97 4.71 10.63 '86 August _7.21 4.01 14.41 ’28 September _ 5.10 3.24 17.45 ’34 October _ 2.84 8.81 '37 November_ 2.37 8.69 ’89 December _ 3.32 7.56 ’01 Temperatures in Various Cities. H. L. H. L. Albuquerque 83 63 Miami _ 85 77 Atlantic City. 64 62 Milwaukee_ 63 55 Atlanta_ 85 87 New Orleans 92 72 Bismarck_ 59 37 New York.— 70 58! Boston_ 58 49 Norfolk _ 80 70 Chicago_ 65 61 Okla. CltJ— 69 62 Cincinnati _ 72 62 Omaha __ 62 46 Detroit _ 69 60 Philadelphia 67 58 El Paso _ 91 65 Phoenix_ 97 62 Galveston_ 89 80 St. Louis ._ 76 50 Harrisburg 69 58 Salt Lake Cltv 71 48 Indianapolis . 72 62 San Antonio 94 73 Kansas City. 89 60 Ban Francisco 84 56 Los Angeles— 75 55 Seattle_ 77 61 Louisville_ 78 60 Tampa_ 90 73 PORT WORTH—The United States once had a camel corps for patrolling desert regions of the southwest. k Tobey Barely Wins Senate Nomination in Tough G. 0. P. Race By th* Associated Press Senator Tobey, self-styled lib eral fighting one of the toughest battles of his political career, won nomination to a third senatorial term in New Hampshire's rough and tumble Republican primary yesterday. The 70 - year - old Senator squeezed by with a 1.127-vote mar gin over 34-year-old Wesley Powell, World War II veteran and former secretary to Senator Bridges, Republican, of New Hampshire. Mr. Powell campaigned on the theme that Senator Tobey was a ‘Truman Republican” and ‘‘too liberal.” He said he would ask for a recount. The unofficial tally was: Senator Tobey, 39,003; Mr. Powell, 37,876. States voting yesterday, besides New Hampshire, were Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, Vermont and Washington. In volved were four other Senate seats, 41 House memberships and six governorships. Here’s a summary of top races in those States: Arizona—Senator Hayden and other members of the Democratic congressional delegation were re nominated. Their Republican op ponents in the general election had no primary opposition. A woman, former State Auditor Ana Frohmiller, appeared to have won the Democratic nomination for Governor. The Republican can didate was unopposed. Millikin Renamed. Colorado—Senator Millikin was renominated by Republicans with out a contest. The Democratic nominee is Representative Car roll, also chosen without opposi tion. Former Gov. Ralph L. Carr was picked by Republicans as their gubernatorial candidate to oppose Gov. Walter W. Johnson, Democrat, in November. Vermont. — Winston L. Prouty, 44-year-old lumber dealer making his first bid for a Statewide office, won the Republican nomination to the State’s only seat in the House. In traditionally Repub lican Vermont, he is virtually as sured of taking the place of Rep resentative Plumley, Republican, who is retiring. Senator Aiken, Republican, was unopposed for re nomination. Emerson Wins. Lee Emerson, 51, gained the Republican nomination for Gov ernor over J. Harold Stacey. Twice a lieutenant governor, Mr. Emer son was defeated for the guber natorial nomination two years ago by Ernest W. Gibson. There were no contests in the Democratic ticket. Michigan — Republicans picked former Gov. Harry F. Kelly as their candidate to oppose Demo cratic Gov. G. Mennen Williams in the November election. Mr. Kelly led his closest opponent in the five-way GOP primary by al most 50,000 votes in Incomplete returns. Youngdahl Swamps Foes. Minnesota — Republican Gov. Luther Youngdahl swamped four little-known opponents to gain the nomination for another term. Harry H. Peterson, former State Supreme'Court justice, led a six man race for the Democratic Farmer - Labor nomination for Governor. Washington — W. Walter Wil liams. 49-year-old Seattle busi nessman, led two other candidates for the Republican nomination to the Senate. Democratic Senator Magnuson was unopposed. In the New Hampshire race. Re publican Gov. Sherman Adams de feated State Senator Eugene S. Daniell, jr„ 56,670 to 16,935, for the GOP nomination. Mr. Adams will be opposed in the November election by State Senator Robert P. Bingham. Bing ham won by about two and one half to one over Harry Carlson, a former Democratic National committeeman. The result of the Democratic contest for representative in the first district was still in doubt, with nine of 130 precincts miss ing, Frank Sullivan, Manchester AFL union official, was leading Alfred E. Fortin 5,888 to 5,716. A third candidate, Rene Bergeron, trailed with 3,790 votes. Incumbent Chester Merrow was unopposed for the Republican nomination in that district. Representative Cotton easily de feated Joseph Moore, Canaan at torney, by a 10-to-l margin In the second district. Mr. Cotton’s Democratic foe will be George Brummer, who was un opposed Memorial to Forrestal To Be Dedicated Sept. 22 A memorial to the late James V. Forrestal, the Nation’s first Secretary of Defense, will be dedi cated at the mall entrance of the Pentagon at noon September 22. The memorial is the result of a suggestion of Chairman Tydings of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Thousands of Mr. Forrestal’s friends and co-workers made voluntary contributions for the memorial. After examining 35 plaster models of the late Secretary, the memorial committee awarded the commission for a bronze memorial bust to Kalervo Kallio, son of the late Kyosti Kallio, President of Finland. White Elephant Sought A white elephant has been seen leading a herd o| 50 wild ele phants in Yale Province, South ern Thailand. A wealthy hunter of Bangkok has b$en seeking permission to hunt .the animal so that he can present It to the King of Siam. Maryland and Virginia —— News in Brief Lee's Return of Records Sought in Court Action Legal proceedings were to be initiated today by the Montgomery Couniy Council to compel E. Brooke Lee, former county Demo cratic party chief, to return rec ords on veterans’ housing projects. The council ordered this action yesterday after County Manager Irving G. McNayr accused Mr. Lee of removing the records for his own use. Mr. McNayr said Mr. Lee had until 5 p.m. yesterday to re turn records. Mr. Lee was chairman of the County Housing Authority, with jurisdiction over the projects, until the council abolished it in June. He said he has the records and wants to have them photostated if he is satisfied the county is en titled to them. He needs the records to protect himself from "character assassina tion” by the Citizens Advisory Committee on County Housing, Mr. Lee said. The records were available to 'the committee until early this month, he said, when “the committee began to bring in a false report.” * * * * 29,000 Pupils Expected Close to 29,000 students will be enrolled in Montgomery County schools before the end of the year, according to Supt. Edwin W. Broome. He told the School Board last night that more than 27,000 had enrolled Monday but when some new buildings open and the Jewish holy days end, the total will in crease. Despite overcrowding and some sub-standard rooms, Mont gomery “is better off than any other system in the Washington area,” Dr. Broome said. * * * * Parents Indicted in'Strike' In Western Maryland, six parents were indicted as a re sult of a strike by all but 34 of 300 students at Kitzmiller Elementary-High School pro testing a consolidation program. The parents were accused of “wilfully conspiring” to keep their children away.—(fP). * * * * Chief V/oodyard Praised Maj. Harry L. Woodyard, chief of the Arlington Police Depart ment, today had the praise of members of the force for his "able leadeship” during its first 10 years of existence. The chief last week was criti cized by a special investigating commission appointed by the County Board. Last night the Police Beneficiary Association, voting by secret ballot, unani mously expressed “indignation” at the report. The association said he has led the department through turbulent years and the inadequacy of the size of the force is just beginning to be real ized outside the department. TOKYO. — Japan had 459,000 sheep in 1949, as compared with only 196,425 in 1946. The Federal Spotlight Defense Urges All Departments Hire Only on Indefinite Basis By Joseph Young LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13.—The Defense Department has recom mended to the Civil Service Commission that the entire Federal service be placed on a war-service employment basis, it was learned today. The disclosure was made by John Watts, civilian personnel di rector or the Air Force Depart ment, in an address here before the biennial -. ,■—,««« convention of the N a t i o nal Federation of F e d e ral Em ployes. Mr. Watts said the present permanent sta tus hiring sys tem among non - d e f e nse a g e n cies has hampered the defense bureaus in hiring essen tial employes. Mr Yount The Air Force civilian chief said potential employes are refusing the emergency-indefinite hiring appointments being made by the defense agencies, if they can get permanent-status jobs in other Federal agencies. Therefore, to protect the de fense agencies and give them first call on essential workers, the rec ommendation has been made that the entire Federal service be placed on an emergency hiring basis, Mr. Watts declared. The matter is now being studied by the Federal Personnel Council, which is the advisory body of the Civil Service Commission. Mr. Watts said the proposed Government war-service employ ment system would give the de fense agencies first chance at other Federal employes they need, and the transfer system permit ting these employes to join the defense agencies would be liber alized. These employes would be assured re-employment rights In their old agencies when the emer gency was over. The Government was on a war service employment basis during the last war. Several months ago, the commission gave the defense agencies authority to make emerg ency-indefinite job appointments but allowed other Federal bureaus to continue their regular perman ent-status employment system. * * * * PRESIDENT’S ME8SAGE — The convention today received a message from President Truman, who highly praised the NFFE’s record as a Federal employe union. The President’s message read: “I welcome the opportunity to extend greetings and sincere geod wishes to the members of the National Federation of Federal Employes assembled in conven tion. “The NFFE has a long history of statesmanship in its approach to public personnel problems. It has devoted itself consistently to the development of a Democratic career service, based upon a foundation of freedom, oppor tunity and security. As you re view the progress of 33 years and make plans for the future, you may work in the knowledge that this Administration reposes in your organization a high degree of trust and confidence.” * * * * PAY RAISE—Easily the high point of the convention so far Charge Accounts Delivery fl Importers—Grocers—Wine Merchants Since 1S7S Hfor ser vice ... District 8250 ( r ) HUdson 4500 ( T" ) I I] ORdtvay 6300 ( r ) Prices effective in nil Stores thronch September 10th 1 ....r A occurred yesterday afternoon, when Chairman Johnston of the Senate Civil Service Committee told the cheering delegates he would sponsor legislation next year for another Federal pay raise, unless the rising cost of living is "immediately checked.” Senator Johnston’s key position as chairman of the Senate com mittee that would handle such a bill made a deep impression on the convention. Senator Johnston declared that Federal employes’ wages “already are lagging behind the rise in the cost of living.” The last Federal pay raise meas ure was approved by Congress last year. It was more of a reclassifi cation bill than a pay raise meas ure, since the average salary in crease was about $120, and even less for some employes. T T T LEAVE—Senator Johnston also had some good news for Federal workers about their annual and! sick leave. He declared that, as long as he is chairman of the Civil Service Committee, he will do his best to kill any move to reduce Federal employes’ annual and sick leave benefits. Like pay legislation, any bill re garding Federal leave is handled in the Senate by Senator John ston’s committee. * * * * RETIREMENT—Senator John ston disclosed that he will spon sor legislation next year to give Federal employes the right of op tional retirement, with full bene fits, after 30 years of service, re gardless of age. At present, em ployes must be at least 60 years old to receiye full annuities. * * * * BEAUTY CONTEST — The NFFE convention this year, for the first time in its history, held a beauty contest to select “Miss Government Girl of 1950.” The winner is Barbara Lang ford, a Navy Department employe. The runners-up are Cathy Hutzen, Audrey Tomseth, both Veterans' Administration employes, and Sally Motoc, Internal Revenue Bureau. ^ ^ V HATCH ACT—The South Caro-1 lina Senator told the convention he favors repeal of Hatch Act provisions that prevent Federal employes from engaging in poli tical activities. Senator Johnston also declared new applicants for Federal jobs should be given a more thorough loyalty screening than they now receive. Enrollment in Schools Here Rises to 90,449; Peak Due in October Enrollment in the District pub lic schools climbed to 90,449 the second day of the fall term, an increase of 4,049 over opening day attendance, school officials re ported today. The peak enrollment is expected to be reached in October. Last year’s peak was on October 21, with 94,437 students on the rolls. School officials expect last year’s record enrollment to be surpassed this fall by several thousand pupils. Drop in White Students. Second-day enrollment last ' year was 89,998, a total of 451 under this fall’s second-day at tendance. The enrollment figures for yesterday show a substantial drop in the number of white students. A total of 45,421 white students were enrolled, 1,530 under the figure for the same date last year. The fact tfcat yesterday and today are Jewish holidays is believed to account for the low enroll ment in the white schools. Colored schools, with an enroll ment of 45,028, showed a gain of 1,981 over last year on the second school day. Enrollment Breakdown. A breakdown of the enroll ment figures follows: Teachers Colleges. This Year. Last Year. . White ..375 450 Colored-503 502 Senior High Schools. This Year. Last Year. White _7,194 8,133 Colored _4,671 4,393 Vocational High Schools. This Year. Last Year. White _798 832 Colored _827 843 Junior High Schools. This Year. Last Year. White _9,236 9,410 Colored_9,687 9,129 Elementary Schools. This Year. Last Year. White _27,776 27,947 Colored_28,955 27,771 The Capitol Page School had a second-day enrollment of 42 as compared to 50 last year. The Veterans’ High School Center for colored students enrolled 385 as compared to 409 last year. The Veterans' High School Center for white students has been discon tinued. Thornton Heads Alumni ROANOKE, Va., Sept. 13.— David F. Thornton, Salem, Va., has been named alumni director of Roanoke College here. He will have supervision over formation of alumni chapters and will edit the alumni magazine, “The Roan oke Coliegian.” ST. LOUIS — Chow dogs and polar bears are the only animal# known to have black tongues. ,, —1 .. 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