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Weather Forecast Sunny, high 66 today. Fair tonight, low 48 in city, 42 in suburbs. Tomorrow increas ing cloudiness. (Full Report on Page A-2.) Temperatures Today. Midnight- 53 6 a.m._45 11 a.m_ 61 2 a.m_ 50 8 a.m_49 Noon_64 4 a.m_47 10 a.m_58 1 p.m_64 Late New York Markets. Page A-23. _ Guide for Readers Page Amusements --A-24 Classified ..B-12-16 Comics_B-18-19 Editorials -A-12 Edit’l Articles.-A-13 Finance _A-23 Pt«« Lost and Found-A-3 Obituary -*---A-14 Radio -B-17 Sports_A-19-21 Women’s Section-B-3-6 An Associated Press Newspaper 98th Year. No. 289. Phone ST. 5000 ** I_ WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1950—FORTY-FOUR PAGES. Home Delivery. Monthly Rates: Evening and Sunday. $1.50; ar PEKTS Evening only. $1.10; Sunday only. 45c; Night Final. 10c additional. 99 \JXJX* xu South Korean Spearhead Racing Yanks to Capital of Red Korea; War's Last Big Battle Seen Near . - - 4 U. S. Tanks Pace Rapid Advance On Pyongyang By Reiman Morin Associated Press Foreign Correspondent TOKYO. Oct. 16.—Two Allied spearheads smashed today toward the flatland approaches of Pyong yang in an armored race for the Red Korean capital. The last major battle of the war may be close at hand. There was Five D. C. Areo Men Killed in Koreo; One Dies of Injuries. Page A-5 a growing belief in Tokyo mili tary circles that the war would end in a few weeks. But a long mopping-up period may follow. Racing for the Red capital were the United States 1st Cavalry Di vision—the first into Manila in World War II—and the South Ko rean 1st Division. Americans Push 16 Miles. The Americans battled through stubborn resistance in a 16-mile thrust into Sohung, 42 air miles and 60 highway miles southeast of Pyongyang. On a parallel second ary road 20 miles north of Sohung, the South Koreans, paced by American tanks, reached Suan, 40 air miles southeast of the Com munist capital. Both forces .were thrusting through North Korea’s mountain backbone which shields Pyong yang on the south and east. But it was a torn and dented shield. Field reports indicated the Red remnants were crumbling rapidly. Resistance was fierce in spots, but sporadic. Associated Press Correspondent Jack MacBeth. with the South Koreans, said they “broke into a run” for Pyongyang after charg ing into Suan. The United States Cavalry troopers ran into their toughest fight 2 miles north of Namchon jom, about 10 miles southeast of Sinmak and 12 miles north of captured Kumchon. Fight Along Winding Road. Although the South Korean column was closest to Pyongyang, it was fighting along a winding mountain road. The 1st. Cavalry wras banging up the longer main rail and highway route. Its next main objective is Sariwon, 35 miles south of Pyongyang. Two other columns were driving toward Pyongyang from more distant points. The United States 24th Division hit from the south and the Republic of Korea 3d Division from the eaSt. The ROKs moved along a road twisting across the peninsula from Wonsan on the east coast. It was the first time the 24th Division had been reported in ac tion since it swept up “Heartbreak Highway” from the old Pusan beachhead to recapture Taejon, in South Korea. Units of the 24th Division, flown to Korea from placid occupation duty in Japan, were the first Americans hurled against the Red juggernaut aftar the June 25 in vasion of the South Korean Re public. The 24th fought a series of bitter withdrawals. It bought valuable time with blood. The 24th Division entered Yo nan, just south of Parallel 38 and (See KOREA, Page A-3.) Friends Say Dead Marine Had Only 54 Hours'Training By the Associated Press HAVRE, Mont., Oct. 16.—Rep resentative D’Ewart, Republican, of Montana said he had been in formed an 18-year-old Marine private “was sent into combat and killed after only 54 hours’ training” after being called to ac tive duty. The information, he said last night, came in a petition from residents of Fairfield, Mont., the youth’s hometown. The petition ers asked an explanation and re quested assurance reservists would be given better training. The petitioners identified the dead youth as Pfc. Gene Lease of Fairfield. They said he had at tended two 10-day summer train ing camps and twice-monthly re serve meetings before he was called to duty August 8. He arrived at Camp Pendleton, Calif., August 12; sailed August 27; arrived in Korea via Japan September 17, and was killed September 26, the petitioners re ported. Late News Bulletin Embezzlement Charged Daniel J. Imbs, 34, of the 3400 block of Tenth place S.E., today was held by United States Com missioner Cyril S. Lawrence on a charge of embezzling $6,000 from the Navy Yard Credit Union of Washington of which he was cashier. Imbs, who dis appeared from his job August 18, surrendered to the FBI to day. He had been in Cuba, the I said. End of Conflict Within Weeks Predicted by Officers in Tokyo Major Fighting Expected to Cease With Fall Of Pyongyang; Long Cleanup Seen Likely By Russell Brines Associated Press Foreign Correspondent TOKYO. Oct. 16.—Military cir cles here believe the Korean war will be over in a matter of weeks. Ttiey expect that major fight ing will end after United Nations forces drive into the North Ko rean Communist capital of Pyong yang. A slow and' perhaps lengthy cleanup campaign to eliminate holdout fragments of the North Korean Red Army probably will continue after the close of the main military operation. Tokyo circles have been opti mistic as to a quick end of the fighting since the September 15 landing at Inchon drove a wedge into the Communist Army. This opinion has been voiced repeatedly by field commanders who have said the North Koreans definitely are beaten. Pyongyang is considered here to be the last major military and political objective of the United Nations overland offensive. But its expected capture probably will not mark the highwater mark of the Allied drive northward. Army commanders have said often that their job is to destroy the North Korean military force (See WAR. Page A-6 > _ Armed Force for U. N. Opposed by Nehru as Move Toward War Indian Leader Criticizes Crossing 38Hi Parallel, Bar to Seating Red China By the Associated Press NEW DELHI, India, Oct. 16.— Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru voiced Indian opposition today to an American proposal for the raising of special armed forces to serve at United Nations direction. Such forces, Mr. Nehru told a news conference, were more likely Revised Droit of Plan to Strengthen U. N. Up for Study Today. Page A-3 to lead to a world war than to discourage one. The United States proposal, part of a seven-nation resolution now being debated by the U. N. General Assembly in New York, calls for U. N. members to ear mark part of their armed forces for use either by the Security Council or the Assembly to meet threats of aggression. Such armed forces, Mr. Nehru said, are “likely to produce an atmosphere and psychology of fear.” India, he continued, would object to any part of its army being put under any control but its own. Criticizes Crossing Parallel. India’s attitude on the United States anti-aggression plan is con sidered of vital importance be cause of the nation’s position as a leader in Asia. The Indian leader also criticized the crossing of the 38th Parallel by U. N. forces in Korea, an action which the General Assembly au thorized in a resolution adopted October 7. India abstained in the voting on the resolution. To cross the Parallel without making an effort at a peaceful solution “appeared to us to be wrong and to involve grave risks of conflict on a much wider scale.” Mr. Nehru said. He conceded in answer to a question, however, that the risks of such consequences resulting from the crossing of the Parallel appeared much less now than they had two weeks ago. Mr. Nehru vehemently de nounced efforts to keep Com munist China out of the United Nations. Text of Statement. Following is the text of Mr. Nehru's news conference state ment. “As there has been some mis apprehension about our policy sa regard to Korea and the situa tion in the Far East, I should like to make this clear. “First of all, I would like to (Continued on Page A-18, Col. 1.) Truman Flying Back To Coast for Speech On Foreign Policy Speculation Continues On Significance of MacArthur Meeting By th« Associated Press HONOLULU, Oct. 16—Presi dent Truman flew back to the mainland today to report on his meeting with Gen. MacArthur. World capitals still puzzled over the significance of the rendezvous on Wake Island. The President left Hickham Field at 6:28 a.m. (11:28 a.m. Unprecedented Issues Are Raised by Victory over North Koreans. Page A-2 ESTt. The flight to San Fran cisco takes nine hours. Aides said the President is de voting extraordinary time and care to the major foreign policy address he will make in San Fran cisco at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow (11:30 p.m.. EST.) While he will preface his talk with a reference to his conference with Gen. MacArthur as a move to help the Far East find peace, there has been no indication that the President will elaborate greatly on the Wake Island statement. The statement, signed by the i President and initialed by the ! United Nations supreme com mander, followed their less than three hours talk. Actually, the most important phase of it was the hour Mr. Tru man and Gen. MacArthur spent alone in the living room of a quonset hut. No Hint of New Decisions. The statement gave no hint of any far reaching new decisions Such as many had speculated | might grow out of the spectacular 14,000-mile round trip flight. In fact, one top White House policy adviser said Mr. Truman primarily “wanted to talk to Gen. MacArthur face to face” about Far East problems. Mr. Truman will complete the final draft of his talk at the Fair mont Hotel in San Francisco to night. He is leaving immediately after his talk so he can be back in the White House Wednesday morning. U. N. Talk October 24. Mr. Truman was reported anxious to build up strong Amer ican support for the spending necessary to keep defense ap propriations moving after the Korean emergency ends and „o rehabilitate and reconstruct Korea as an example to all the Far East that the United States and Its (Continued on Page A-2, Col. 1.) j Oklahoma Lady Says 'Yank' Is Bad Word With Shady Past By Arthur L. Edson Associated Press Staff Writer A lady down in Cache, Okla., thinks newswriters and news casters should stop calling the United States troops fighting in Korea “Yanks.” Miss Juanita Adams, a re searcher of history, and politics, wrote the Associated Press she thinks the word “Yankee” has a shady past. She says it started with the In dians. They were trying to say “English,” or its French equiva lent, “anglais.” When the Colonies were break ing away from Britain, the English called the Colonials “Yankees” in derision. And so from the start, Miss Adams says, “Yankee” was a bad name. The Encyclopedia Brittanica agrees. But that old word worrier, H. L. Mencken of Baltimore, has a dif ferent idea. In his book, “The American Language,” Mr. Mencken says "Yankee” comes from the Dutch. It’s a corruption of “Jan” and Kees.” Or John Cheese, as an Englishman is John Bull. But he, too, agrees that “Yan kee” came up the hard way. It was applied to early New Englanders, as a sign they had more cunning than they had scruples. During the Civil War, “Yankee” bobbed up again. The Southern ers hurled it at the Northerners, but there’s no evidence any one was wounded by it. One researcher in the word wilds of Arkansas came out with the information that at least some of the natives used it as a verb. “To yankee” meant “to cheat.” All right. We rule out Yan kees. What do we call the troops then? Doctors Sign Up For Draft at 10 Hospitals Here Confusion Marks Effort to Comply; 158 Register Early By George Beveridge The first step in the Nation’s new medical draft law was marked by considerable confusion today, as young District physicians, den tists and veterinarians signed up at temporary registration centers in 10 hospitals. The all-day registration started slowly. By noon, the hospitals reported, 158 men had signed reg istration cards and received selec tive service and Defense Depart ment questionnaires which must be returned within five days. 10 Years After Registration. Today’s registration date, Octo ber 16, was exactly 10 years after the first selective service regis tration of the millions of men called up for service in World War II. The confusion about today’s medical registration existed in the minds of the professional men, who wondered whether they were eligible for the first registration. To be on the safe side, it ap peared most of them were giving draft officials the benefit of the doubt. Doctor, 88, Appears. Undoubtedly the oldest would be registrant was Dr. G. M. Brum baugh, 88, of 1954 Biltmore street N.W., who had reported to Doctors Hospital Saturday, thinking that was registration day. Back at the hospital today, he was told he wasn’t eligible under the law. Registration is required of those who received training in Army or Navy medical programs, or other wise were deferred during the war to continue their education, and who served on active duty for less than 21 months after their training was completed. Reserv ists. active or inactive, need not register. Young interns and residents at large teaching hospitals, like George Washington, Georgetown and Gallinger, seemed well in formed as to whether they face an induction threat. Many Clearly Exempt. At other of the temporary cen ters, however, many who came in to register clearly were exempt fro mthe first, limited call. Dis trict draft officials also reported a large number of telephone calls j this morning asking about re jquirements. Most came from re servists or men deferred during the war for other reasons than to | finish medical educations. Both groups should not register, i At Doctors Hospital, one of the first registrants was Dr. Theodore R. Coleman, a 49-year old general surgeon w'ho wasn’t trained in the military programs. “Sure,” he commented to a re porter, “I’ve been out of school for 24 years.” Mrs. Isabelle Coen, registrar at the Doctors Hospital center, said Dr. Coleman’s registration card would be sent to draft headquar ters with a notation that “he shouldn’t have registered.” Two Dentists Sign Up. It also appeared the first two dentists who showed up at Doc tors shouldn't have. One, Dr. G. W. Drumwright, 26, of 106 Hamilton avenue, Silver Spring, Md„ said he registered for the draft in 1944, but was turned down for physical reasons. He also registered under the 1948 draft. The other. Dr. Edward J. Bu kowski, 34, of Rockville, Md., was an Army Air Corps pilot during the war, and took his dental training at Georgetown Univer sity after he was discharged, he (See DRAFT, Page A-4.) Southern Florida Alerted For Hurricane Off Cuba By th« Associated Press MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 16.—South Florida was alerted and Cuba and the Bahamas warned against a hurricane containing winds up to 125 miles an hour today. The hurricane is centered in the Caribbean Sea 140 miles south southwest of Camaguey, Cuba, and 480 miles almost due south of Miami. Northeast storm warnings are flying from Palm Beach to Key West. Small craft warnings are on display from Palm Beach to Charleston, S. C. Gale force winds swept Miami all day yesterday but died down temporarily today. Meanwhile, another hurricane was blowing in the open Atlantic about 550 miles northeast of Ber muda. I I CAN READ THAT... BUT WHAT DOES THE F/HE PRINT SAY? CjRoClCEr^ Aliens Indignant at Detention At Ellis Island Under New Law -- I -- Resent Questioning On Membership in Totalitarian Groups By L. Edgar Prina Star Staff Correspondent ELLIS ISLAND. Oct, 16.—Aliens who were once members of a “to talitarian” organization are being detained temporarily at Ellis Island under the new and contro versial Internal Security Act. What are their reactions to in terrogation and detention? How are they being treated? Answers to these questions may be had by studying the case of This is the second of two articles on Ellis Island under the current enforce ment at the new anti-subversive law. Richard Gutermann, a silk thread manufacturer from Zurich. Swit zerland, who, with his wife, ar (Continued on Page A-7. Col. 4.1 Ferguson Charges Politics in Handling Of Security Act Senator Ferguson. Republican, of Michigan yesterday suggested that high Government officials charged with enforcing the new internal security act are giving it “an extreme and strained inter pretation for political purposes.’’ Attorney General McGrath de nied the accusation. Senator Ferguson was a sponsor of the new law designed to bar aliens who ever have been mem bers of the Communist “or other totalitarian’’ parties or affiliated organizations. He said “confusion in admini stration" of the act is “utterly un necessary.” Mr. McGrath replied: "There has been no effort what soever on the part of the admini stration to subvert or undermine (See ALIENS. Page A-6.) Old-Fashioned Thrift Will Hurt Prosperity Of U. 5., Banker Says Lehman Partner Defends Installment Buying as Aid to Price Reductions By th« Associated Press BOSTON. Oct. 16.—A New York banker said today that a return to strict, old-fashioned ideals of thrift would be “disastrous” to prosperity and the American standard of living. Paul Mazur, a partner in the Lehman brothers banking firm, New Credit Curbs Begin Todoy; Auto Dealers Upset. Page A-4 defended installment buying as a major factor in mass production that brings down the price of many products. He told a group of,the Nation’s business leaders at the 22nd Bos ton Conference on Distribution that a return to “economic Puri tanism would do unlimited dam age to the great mass of American men and women. Not Urging “Profligacy.” Mr. Mazur emphasized “Spar tan living” might have to accom pany a war economy to divert products for armaments—and he pointed out, too, that he was not preaching “profligacy on the part of the individual who is already on his uppers." But, he explained, “our stand ard of living . . . must quicken its pace of improvement if we are to maintain a prosperous; economy on a peace-time basis.” i President Truman sent a mes sage in which he said “we have; learned that communism, like older Tyrannies, seeks to put the world in chains.” And he warned that “hope and work for peace and liberty are fruitless unless tyranny is stopped." Wants Economic Preparedness. “You know,” he told the busi ness men, “that our fighting men have first call on all the Nation’s resources, including its distribu tion facilities. In addition, we must make sure that our economy is geared to keeping the whole country well and strong.” Canada's minister of trade and commerce, C. D. Howe, told the conference “it will take more than guns and ammunition to stop the rising tide of commun ism.’ “Economic preparedness,” he said, “must go hand in hand with military preparedness.” Korea to Mark U. N. Day TOKYO, Oct. 16 Iff).—'The Re public of Korea will celebrate a new national holiday, United Na tions Day, October 24. ‘ Thomas' Opponent Hurls Red Issue Into Utah Senate Race Bennett AccusesHim Of Having Sympathized With Communist Fronts By Gould Lincoln Stor Staff Correspondent SALT LAKE CITY. Oct. 16. —Utah's senatorial race, pit ting Democratic Senator Elbert Thomas, a favorite of organized labor, against Wallace F. Bennett, ; 1949 president of the National Association of Manufacturers, is still a horse-race with three , weeks campaigning to come. As if the conflict between labor bosses and the NAM and between Democrats in Calvert Admit They Will Have Real Fight ot Polls. Page 8-1 Truman fair deal and conserva ! tive Republican forces were not enough, the “red” issue has been thrust into the campaign. Senator Thomas is being charged—not with being a Com munist but with having given aid and comfort to Communist front organizations. Mr. Bennett said today that he did not believe that Senator Thomas was a Communist, but that he did believe Senator (Continued on Page A-'9, Col. 1.) High Court Vacates Miami Segregation On City Golf Course Won't Review Attack On Atlanta Censors' Ban on Race Film The Supreme Court today va cated a Florida Supreme Court decision upholding a Miami law that prevented Negroes from using a city golf course with white players. The Negroes were allowed to use the municipally owned course only on Mondays. The Florida court dismissed a petition by sev eral Miami Negroes and held that the restriction did not unconsti tutionally discriminate against colored people. In a brief order, the Supreme Court sent the case back to the Florida courts for action “in the light of” a decision last June in a racial segregation case from Texas. In that case, the high court ordered the University ■». Texas to admit a Negro to its all white school of law. Atlanta Case Refused. In another case involving racial segregation, the Supreme Court today refused to review an attack on an Atlanta (Ga.) ordinance under which the motion picture “Lost Boundaries” was banned in that city. Its showing was banned by the Atlanta Censorship Board on a claim it would “adversely affect the peace, health and morals and good order of the city.” The court gave no reason for its denial of the review. The court also refused to recon sider its recent decisions that the Federal Government has para mount rights to rich oil lands under marginal seas along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. State Flea Rejected. The court issued two brief or ders turning down petitions from the two States for reconsidera ! tion. Justices Jackson and Clark took no part in consideration of the cases. The marginal sea areas—often called tidelands — have been leased in part by Texas and Lou isiana to private oil companies. The high court’s decisions were announced last June 5. In 1947 the tribunal had ruled that the Federal Government had para mount rights to California tide lands. Although refusing to reconsider the decisions, the Supreme Court took no action on requests from the Justice Department that; Texas and Louisiana be required to give an accounting of money they have received for oil taken; from the lands. Case Against Refugee Dropped To Avoid Bar to Citizenship Charges of assault against a 44 year-old German refugee were dropped in Bethesda Police Court today because conviction might have, deprived him of his long awaited chance to become an American citizen. The man who learned today’s lesson in American justice was Rudolf Aron of 4526 Stanford street, Bethesda, operator of Rudy's Newsstand. He was accused of striking an 8 year-old boy who pulled aside the tarpaulin covering his newsstand to look at a comic book during a heavy rain storm. The boys’ parents. Dr. and Mrs. S. R. Bauresfeld, swore out a war rant against the newsstand op erator and on October 2 Bethesda Trial Magistrate James R. Miller took the case under advisement after hearing testimony. "I find you guilty,” Judge Mil ler told Mr. Aron this morning. Then Attorney Walter H. Moor man stood up to tell of Mr. Aron’s i approaching chance at citizenship, pending nearly five years. Mr. Aron told the court some of his background: A journalist specializing in economics in Ger-1 many until Hitler came, then seven years in France writing for; a leading anti-Nazi paper, then to America in 1940, where he as sisted the Federal Government in gathering information about Euro pean affairs. Judge Miller asked State’s At- j torney Thomas M. Anderson if he could drop the charges before sentence was imposed, and Mr. Anderson replied, although he felt it was unjustified in view of the charges, that “I don’t want to stand in the way of his citizen ship.” And Judge Miller dismissed the case. “Any punishment I would im pose would be trivial compared with the indirect punishment of denied citizenship that might fol low,” said the judge. “Let’s let him be the kind of citizen I feel he hopes and wants to be.” Tax Slash Asked By Trade Board And Federation D. C. Budget Hearing Gets Call for Increase In Federal Payment By Harriet Griffiths The Federation of Citizens’ As sociations and the Washir'' :on Board of Trade today urged the Commissioners to reduce the tax load on District residents in the year beginning next July 1. The Federation, at the public hearing in the District Building on the city’s budget for fiscal 1952, also called for Congress to return to the plan of paying 40 per cent of the District’s expenses from Federal funds. This plea was seconded by Woolsey W. Hall, president of the Federation of Civic Associations, Inc. The Federal payment has been a lump sum of $12 million in recent years but has been re duced to $10.8 million this year. Both Herbert P. Leeman, presi dent of the Federation of Citizens' Associations and John A. Reilly, chairman of the trade board’s Mu nicipal Finance Committee, asked abolition of the personal property tax on household furnishings. The citizens' federation also re newed a plea for reduction in the real estate rate from $2.15 per $100 to $2. Library Appropriation Asked. An appropriation large enough ! to construct the proposed Cleve land Park branch library and community building was urged by David R. Barbee, chairman of the Library Committee of the Connecticut Avenue Citizens’ As sociation. Mr. Barbee pointed out that several years ago the association raised $30,000 in its community as part payment for the library site. The association has a library trust fund of $3,065 which is constantly Increasing, and the Library Com mittee has $1,708 in the bank for ; furnishing a memorial room in honor of World War II veterans from Cleveland Park. He noted the Board of Library Trustees has asked for a $275,000 appropriation for the building, but he said he did not know if this sum would cover the cost of the building requested. If it does not, Mr. Barbee said, the sum should be increased suf ficiently to provide the two-story building first planned by the mu nicipal architect. Those plans, he said, were modified a year ago so as to provide only a one-story building with library facilities but no community facilities. The as sociation is opposed to the change in plans. Would Serve Wide Area. He pointed out that the lot on Connecticut avenue between Ma comb and Newark streets provides a location that will serve residents , i of the Shoreham, Wardman Park, i 2800 Woodley road, the Kennedy I Warren Apartments, Davenport Terrace, The Broadmoor, Tilden i Gardens, Quebec House, Cathedral Mansions. 40 or more smaller apartment houses and several ; thousand residences. The project is indorsed by, be sides the Citizens’ Association, the Cleveland Park Community Com mittee. Uptown Businessmen’s As sociation, Federation of Business men, Uptown Lions Club, National Bureau of Standards, All Souls’ Episcopal Church, St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Cleve land Park Congregational Church, Oyster and John Eaton Schools, St. Thomas Parochial School, Dumbarton College and Holy I Cross Academy, he said. There is no hall in Cleveland Park now where every resident in that area would feel free to come together with his fellow citizens, Mr. Barbee declared. The asso ciation meets in a church base ment and many members do not attend meetings because of that fact, he went on. Mrs. Joseph L. Miller spoke for a recreation area in Cleveland Park on behalf of the Connecticut Avenue Uptown Businessmen’s Association, the Uptown Lions’ Club, the Community Committee, the Cleveland Park Recreation Council, the John Eaton Parent Teacher Association and the Con necticut Avenue Citizens’ Asso ciation. Need for this recreation area was officially recognized, she pointed out, 20 years ago when the National Capital Park and (Continued on Page A-6, Col. 5.) _ " Featured Reading Inside Today's Star KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD HOW did Meridian Hill get its name? George Kennedy tells its story—and that of the woman who lived on the hill—in the latest of his weekly stories on interesting Washington communities on Page B-l. ON THE GERMAN FRONT—Blair Moody predicts that Berlin will be come the arena for a new form of the Soviet "squeeze play" in the first of a series on conditions in Germany on Page A-16. BROADWAY DRAMA REPORT—Joy Carmody, The Star's drama critic, finds Dame Edith Evans better than her play os he reviews "Daphne Laureola" in his current survey of the New York theater on the back page of thie lection.