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Truman Sees 'National Suicide'
If Isolationists Carry Elections;
Stassen Reply Hits Asia Policy
Ends Campaign
In St. Louis With
Blast At G. 0. P.
By Joseph A. Fox
Star Staff Correspondent
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4.—President
Truman tonight warned the
American people against com
mitting “national suicide’’ by elect
ing isolationists Tuesday.
Winding up the congressional
campaign with a bristling speech
Text of Truman Address Warning Against
Electing Isolationists. Page A-4
Truman Guard Plays It Safe, Even Stop!
Beyle at Hotel Door. Page A-4
before his home-state Democrats
in Kiel Auditorium here, the Presi
dent blasted away at Republicans
who have fought the Administra
tion on both foreign policy and
the domestic program. He de
clared: The Congress we elect
next Tuesday will have to make
decisions that will determine the
kind of world we and our children
are going to live in for years to
come."
There are two main issues that
will be decided by the voters,
Mr. Truman asserted—isolationism
and the maintenance of a pros
perous Nation.
“Go to the polls next Tuesday
and vote. Vote for^ yourselves,
vote for your future, and your
children’s future,” he admonished
Backs Intervention in Korea.
Touching off the speech—which
had record radio and television
cdverage—with a broad discussion
of foreign affairs, the President
told of his efforts for peace, and
asserted his belief that interven
tion in Korea represented “the
greatest step toward world peace
that has been taken in my life
time.”
But he warned the hard fighting
still lies ahead.
With a nod toward those Re
publicans who have collaborated
in the bi-partisan foreign policy,
the President lashed out at "other
Republicans who have tried to
make foreign policy a partisan po
litical issue.”
Praises Democratic Record.
Swinging into domestic affairs,
the President lauded the Demo
cratic record in aid of farmers,
labor and business and accused
the Republicans of using “scare”
tactics, and talking "tommyrot”
by predicting economic disaster
“at a time when the country is
more prosperous than it has ever
been and 62 million men and
women have jobs.”
The President also assailed as
“the craziest idea yet,” Republican
charges that the Democratic
Party is communistic which he
said added up to a “campaign of
lies.”
With obvious reference to the
attacks made on Secretary oi
State Acheson and others, the
President said that those Repub
licans pursuing this course “have
maliciously and falsely made
charges of disloyalty against some
of our finest public servants in
Congress and in the Executive
Branch of the Government." anc
that “this effort of theirs to gel
votes is being made at a terrible
cost to the country.”
Silent on Subversive Controls.
The “many honorable men and
women” in the Republican party
he amplified, “oppose this shame
ful course.”
In defense of the Democratic
course in treating with commu
nism, the President pointed out
that Communist leaders have
been prosecuted and are now
on their way to jail. The refer
ence presumably was to the New
York prosecutions. There was
no word on the McCarran Com
munist control law, enacted over
his veto.
The President brought in his
two familiar whipping boys, “the
no-good, do-nothing 80th Con
gress,” which was elected in 1946,
the last off-year, and the “special
interests.”
He did not touch on new taxes
(Continued on Page A-2, Col. 4.)
Neither Party Likely to Make
Big Gains in Tuesday's Vote
Republicans Probably Will Get Net of
3 More Senate Seats, 20 to 30 in House
By Gould Lincoln.
The Star's Political Analyst
Here’s how some of the most important races, gubernatorial
and senatorial, appear to be going, based on opinion from informed
j sources:
NEW YORK—Dewey, Republican, against Lynch, Democrat,
■ for Governor; a tossup with edge to Dewey. Lehman, Democrat,
will defeat Hanley, Republican, for Senator, and Impellitteri,
independent Democrat, will win the New York mayoralty over
Pecora, Democrat, and Corsi, Republican.
CALIFORNIA—Warren, Republican, will defeat Roosevelt,
Democrat, for Governor, and Nixon, Republican, will defeat
Douglas, Democrat, for Senator.
CONNECTICUT—Bowles, Democrat, probably will lose to
Lodge, Republican, for Governor; McMahon, Democrat, will defeat
Talbot, Republican, for Senator, and Bush, Republican, will defeat
Benton, Democrat, for Senator.
OHIO—Taft, Republican, will defeat Ferguson, Democrat, for
Senator, and Lausche, Democrat, will defeat Ebright, Republican,
for Governor.
MISSOURI—Hennings, Democrat, will defeat Donnell, Re
publican, for Senator.
COLORADO—Millikin, Republican, against Carroll, Democrat,
for Senator. A toss-up, but probably Republican.
UTAH—Thomas, Democrat, against Bennett, Republican, for
I Senator. A toss-up, but with the edge in favor of Bennett.
ILLINOIS—Lucas, Democrat, probably will defeat Dirksen, Re
| publican, for Senator.
PENNSYLVANIA—Duff, Republican, will defeat Myers, Dem
ocrat, for Senator, and Fine, Republican, will defeat Dilworth,
Democrat, for Governor.
;
The 1950 congressional cam
paign, a mudslinging epic, draws
i to a close with no outward promise
! of sweeping gains by either the
Republican or the Domocratic
party.
The Democrats apparently will
i continue in control of both Houses
of Congress. And President Tru
man will be faced in the last two
years of his term by a Congress
of the same character and intent
as he has in the first two.
One thing could materially
change this outlook for the Presi
dent and the Democratic-labor
alliance—defeats for Senator
Robert A. Taft of Ohio and Sena
tor Eugene Millikin of Colorado,
Republican leaders in the upper
House. Both are engaged in hard
fights for re-election against
drastic drives by organized labor.
Their defeat would not only
give added impetus to the cam
paign for repeal or modification
of the Taft-Hartley Act but also
would strengthen the adminis
tration's hand in foreign policy
looking toward still stronger world
leadership by the United States.
President s prediction.
President Truman and William
M. Boyle, jr.. Democratic national
chairman, claim that the Demo
crats will make net gains in both
the Senate and House. In this
off year election—an election in
which the presidency is not in
volved, the chances for gains by
the opposition party appear better.
To gain control of the Senate
the Republicans must hold all the
seats they now have and take
away seven seats held by Demo
crats. In the House, the Re
publicans must add 46 seats to
those they already have to win a
majority. In neither quest are the
Republicans likely to succeed
The senatorial races, however,
I seem to gfve the Republicans a
better opportunity than do the
House races. Thirty-six Senators
are to be elected. Eight of these
Senate seats are held by Demo
crats from the Solid South against
whom the Republicans have no
chance whatever. These Demo
cratic candidates are Senators
Fullbright of Arkansas, George of
Georgia, Hill of Alabama. Hoey
and Willis of North Carolina,
Johnston of South Carolina, Long
of Louisiana and Smathers of
! Florida.
12 More Democratic Seats,
j In addition, the Democrats ap
pear certain of winning the sena
i torial races in Kentucky. Rhode
! Island and Arizona, and Nevada,
a total of 12 seats.
On the Republican side, the G.
O. P. candidates seem sure to win
! (Continued on Page A-2, Col. 1.)
Star Staff and Radio to Tearn Up
To Flash Latest Election News
The Star will bring the election
story to Washington-area resi
dents Tuesday through its own
staff of strategically placed re
porter's and the facilities of The
Star’s radio and television sta
tions.
The Star’s news staff will join
reporters and commentators of
the American Broadcasting Co. in
preparing and presenting up-to
the-minute election returns over
The Star’s stations — WMAL,
WMAL-FM and WMAL-TV.
Periodic broadcasts from The
Star newsroom will highlight the
Maryland and Virginia election
contests as well as the results of
the balloting on other issues in the
nearby communities. These re
sults will be flashed to the news
room by reporters stationed in
nearby polling places.
The American Broadcasting
Co.’s staff of reporters and com
mentators, headed by Elmer Davis,
will broadcast the over-all story
of the fight for control of Con
gress.
Among those broadcasting from
different locales—including the
headquarters of leading Senate
and gubernatorial contenders -
will be Bryson Rash, Gunnar Back
Martin Agronsky, John Edwards
H. R. Baukhage, Tris Coffin, Erwin
D. Canham, John B. Kennedy
George Sokolsky, Hank Weaver
Bob Garrod, Walter Kiernan, Ed
win C. Hill, Robert Montgomery
Henry J. Taylor, Paul Harvey
John Daly, Taylor Grant, Pauline
Frederick, Gordon Fraser, Julian
Anthony, Don Gardiner and Ted
Malone.
Joseph Yqung, The Star’s Gov
(See ELECTION, Page A-2.)
Lane Calls Assembly
To Meet Friday for
Cut in Sales Tax
Plan Would End Levy
On Purchases Under 50c
And on All Cafe Meals
By Alex R. Preston
Star Staff Correspondent
BALTIMORE, Nov. 4.—In his
last major bid for votes in the
current campaign. Gov. Lane to
night issued a call to the General
Assembly to meet Friday to elim
inate sales taxes on purchases of
less than 50 cents and to repeal
the levy entirely on restaurant
meals.
Simultaneously, his Republican
opponent in Tuesday s election.
Bond Proposolt ond Government Reform
Hold Spotlight in Virginia. Page A-21
Discussion of Maryland and Virginia Can
didates and Issues. Page C-l
Theodore R. McKeldin, issued a
statement:
“There has been no explana
tion why Mr. Lane chooses to
bargain with and threaten the
people and make them wait until
after the election for sales tax
relief which he even now has ad
mitted is long overdue.”
Gov. Lane said he took the step
at this time “to eliminate com
pletely the efforts of the Repub
lican candidate for Governor to
befuddle the public about the re
demption of the Democratic Par
ty’s platform pledge to cut the
sales tax.”
Lane Will Keep Pledge.
“Mr. McKeldin knows that my
pledge, and the pledge of the
Democratic Party, to eliminate the
sales tax on meals, on all pur
chases up to 50 cents and all other
presently non-exempt drug reme
dies and articles used in the care
of infants, will be kept—and will
be kept on schedule. . . .
“Since Mr. McKeldin has chosen
to attempt to represent me as bar
(See PRESTON, Page A-3.)
Georgetown Student
Killed in Auto Crash
A Georgetown University stu
dent was killed and a young
Washington woman critically in
jured yesterday whan the car in
I which they were riding skidded
and struck a brick wall surround
ling the Mount/Vernon Estate.
The student was identified by
Fairfax County police as Charles
:W. Scheu, 31, of Dayton, Ohio.
The injured woman is Miss
Claire Clayton, 21, of 1731 N street
N.W. She was admitted to the
Fort Belvoir Army Hospital. Po
lice said she suffered a possible
skull fracture, two broken collar
bones and possible internal frac
! ture.
Mr. Scheu, a reserve Army of
ficer, was wearing a captain’s uni
form at the time of the crash,
according to police. His residence
at the university was Healy Hall
police said.
Pvts. F. C. Plitt and D. R. Eike
of Fairfax police said both occu
pants were thrown from the car
in the crash.
. - ■ __ . .
j Radio Programs, PageC-8-10
Complete Index, Page A-2
Setback In Korea
Laid To "Coddling7
Of Chinese Reds
By Cecil Holland
H&rold E. Stassen charged last
night that American soldiers are
locked in a bloody battle with
Chinese Communists—and suffer
ing their highest casualties of the
Korean war — because of a
“bljnded, blundering and bewil
dered” policy followed by the
Truman administration.
In a speech of unusual bitter
ness, the Republican leader re
Text of Stassen's Attack an U. S. Policy
on Asia. Page A-5
plied to President Truman's cam
paign address in St. Louis and
accused the administration of
‘ coddling” Chinese Communists
and undermining Gen. MacAr
thur in the Far East.
He said 100,000 Chinese Com
munists are opposing American
forces in the mountains of North
ern Korea and that this week
American casualties have been
the highest of anj week since the
Korean fighting began.
Wnile the main burden of his
reply dealt with issues raised by
! the fighting in Korea, Mr. Stassen
lashed out at the "careless, waste
ful financial policies" of the Tru
man administration and accused
it of taking the country down the
"slippery inflation road.”
Cheered By Big Crowd.
Mr. Stassen was cheered to the
echo by the biggest Republican
rally of the Connecticut election
campaign in his speech at New
Haven.
The former Minnesota governor
and 1948 aspirant for the GOP
presidential ggjnination had been
asked to address the climax rally
of Republicans in Connecticut, I
widely termed a "key” 8tate, even
before the Party’s National Com
mittee chose him to make the
reply to President Truman’s cam
paign talk tonight:
Police familiar with events in
the New Haven Arena, site of the
rally, insisted 7,000 was a good
estimate of the crowd, although
no sporting event held there ever
claimed that many.
A name dance band and stage
and screen personalities enter
tained the crowd before.the speak
ing started.
Hears Part of Truman Speech,
Cheers greeted Mr. Stassen’s
every attack on Mr. Truman and
the Democratic Party and his every
prediction of a GOP victory next
week.
Mr. Stassen went on the air over
the Mutual Broadcasting system
immediately after Mr. Truman fin
ished his broadcast from St. Louis.
I Mr. Stassen and Guy Gabrielson,
| Republican National chairman,
.went to an arena anteroom to lis
ten to the first 25 minutes of the
President's speech, but the Repub
lican speaker found little occasion
to alter the address he had pre
pared in advance.
Mr. Stassen was not the only
Kepublican leader speaking out in
condemnation of what the Presi
dent had to say in St. Louis.
Senator Wherry of Nebraska,
I the Republican floor leader, de
scribed the Truman speech as “a
; shock to the intelligence of the
American people” and “as phony
as a $3 bill.”
“With the national de&t sky
rocketing, taxes going up and up
and the value of the dollar going
down and down every day,” Sena
tor Wherry said in a statement
(See REPUBICANS, Page A-4.)
All Over but the Shouting ...?
Collazo Admits Albizu
Lived in His New York
Home for Two Years
Assassin's Story Reveals
Another Direct Link With
Puerto Rican Rebel Chief
By W. H. Shippen
Agents investigating Wednes
day's attempt on the life of Presi
dent Truman have uncovered an
other direct link between the two
assassins and the chief of the vio
lent. Yankee-hating Nationalist
Party of Puerto Rico.
The wounded Oscar Collazo. 37.
it was learned yesterday, has re
Trumans Sorrowful os Solemn Rite< Mork:
Pvt. Coffelt's Burial. Pa|e A-6
Mrs. Torresola Stoic But 'Cooperative' j
in Federal Prison Cell. Pape A-6

vealed he is a long-time friend
and intimate of Pedro Albizu Cam
pos, 63. the Harvard-educated rev-j
olutionist whose followers tried to
shoot their way into the residence
of the Puerto Rican Governor last
Monday.
Collazo admitted to his interro
gators yesterday that he knew
Albizu in Puerto Rico before the
latter served seven years in the
Federal Penitentiary at Atlanta
for inciting rebellion, conspiracy
and attempting to recruit soldiers
to overthrow the Government.
Lived in Collazo’s Home.
When Albizu completed his term
in 1943, he went to New York and
for two years lived in Collazo's
home, the prisoner said. Collazo,
it was learned, returned to Puerto
Rico in 1932, 1934, 1936 and 1940,
and on some of the visits remained
for more than a year.
Secret Service and FBI agents
delving into the political roots of
the crime here believe that it was
Albizu who put his old friend,
Collazo, in touch with a fellow
revolutionary, Griselio Torresola,
slain in the gun battle at Blair
House.
Torresola, whose body remains
at the morgue pending official
identification by an acquaintance,
is known to have been in Puerto
Rico last September 21 at the time
Albizu dated two written author
izations to him to take over leader
ship of Nationalists in the United
States if necessary.
Federal agents believe this au
(Continued on Page A-6, Col. 6.)
Young Man Terrorizes Bronx
With Broadcast of Atomic Raid
By th« Associated Press
NEW YORK, Nov. 4.—Stanley
Gordon, 23, was charged tonight
with disorderly conduct for "caus
ing fear by broadcasting with an
amplifier.”
His arrest came after Bronx
residents poured from apartment
buildings and cars and sought air
raid shelters, fearing an enemy at
tack on the city.
Police gave this account of the
incident:
Hundreds of people, including
passing motorists, within 200 yards
of Gordon’s Bronx apartment,
heard the following announce
ment.
"Enemy planes are approaching
New York City. ... all residences
black out . . . the enemy is 40
miles away."
Cars halted, their occupants
darting for the shelter of door
ways.
Throngs poured from apart
ment buildings.
The voice continued:
"Be prepared for an atomic at
tack . . . run for shelter.”
A siren wailed in the back
ground.
Fear gripped almost every one
in the street.
A half block away, Louis Pat
terson and his son. Jerry, were
watching a television program as
*
Gordon’s voice wafted in through
the window.
Jerry telephoned police.
. Patrolmen James Loughlin and
William Cotter drove to the scene
and were beset by an estimated
500 frightened persons in the
street.
Excited hands pointed to Gor
don’s window.
There police found Gordon,:
grinning and playing with a four
watt public address system tie
had constructed after studying
radio in high school.
Gordon, a clerk for RCA Com
munications, Inc., said he had no
idea his set had such carrying
power.
“I was in my own kitchen,”
Gordon protested, adding he
closed his broadcast with this an- i
nouncement:
“All enemy planes accounted
for and destroyed.”
Gordon appeared later tonight
in night court and was sentenced
to serve 30 days in the city work
house.
Police quoted Gordon as say
ing he was just “playing around”
and had got his inspiration from
war themes in newspapers.
Gordon’s parents were not at
home at the time.
4 Die as Plane Crashes, Burns
50 Feet From Tourist Camp
3 Soldiers, Civilian Pilot Killed as Craft
Falls Near Highway Below Alexandria
Three soldiers and their civilian I
pilot were killed shortly after 8
o'clock last night in a flaming
crash of their dual-engined Beech
craft 50 feet from a tourist camp
just off the Washington-Richmond
highway, four miles south of Alex
andria.
Three of the victims were tenta
tively identified from papers in
their possession as:
Richard C. Williams, 31. a civil
ian. of Sandston, Va., presumably
the pilot.
Corpl. Richard Gieras, 23, of thei
headquarters service company, j
Camp Pickett, Va., near Black- j
stone in the south central part
of the State.
Pfc. Thomas Pantaleo, also of
Camp Pickett.
Another soldier so badly burned
no identification was found on
him. Remnants of Army clothing
were found when his body was
pulled from the flaming debris.
Mr. Williams and Corpl. Gieras
were pronounced dead on arrival
at Alexandria Hospital, and Pvt.
Pantaleo died about 10 minutes
later.
Eye-witnesses saw landing lights
turned on as the plane circled low.
A moment later the .crash oc
cured. apparently as the pilot was
searching for a spot to make an
emergency landing, or trying to
reach Hybla Valley Airport about
half a mile to the south.
“I saw the plane make a steep
turn to the left, and the landing
lights came on," said Warrant
(See CRASH. Page A-3.1
D. C. Cashier, Caught
I,
Waives Extradition
James Eshelman Found
In Ohio With $13,000;
Confession Reported
James Norman Eshelman, a
quiet, church-going family man.
was on his way back to Washing
toon last night to face a charge of
stealing more than $16,000 from
the safe of a company which had
employed him as a cashier for
nearly 30 years.
Eshelman, 49, was arrested yes- i
terday in Athens. Ohio. Police
said he had $13,000 with him, and
admitted taking the money from
two safes in the office of the Coca- j
Cola plant at 400 Seventh street'
S.W.
Police said he waived extradi
tion from Ohio and two Washing
ton detectives left yesterday to
bring him back here. They are ex
pected back tomorrow.
Was Driving A New Car.
He was driving Jiis new Chrysler
sedan—bought several months ago
—wnen arrested. Police here said
he was apprehended after his wife
reported he had called a brother
in Parkersburg, W. Va., asking the
brother to meet him at an Athens
hotel.
Police and neighbors were un-1
able to offer a motive for the theft. ’
Mrs. Eshelman refused to talk;
to reporters who called at the i
family's one - and - a - half story j
house in the 1100 block of South'
Sixteenth street, Arlington. x—
Neighbors said Mr. Eshelman
was a quiet, unassuming man who
was “very proud” of his neat,
white-trimmed home.
Failed to Return After Dinner.
He was a devoted family man,
they said, and a regular wor
shipper at the Calvary Metho
dist Church, 642 South Twenty
third street, Arlington, of which
he was a steward.
"I know his wife can’t under-!
stand it,” one neighbor said. "Mr.
Eshelman left the dinner table
Thursday night to go to a lodge
meeting. He never returned.”
“The Eshelmans had not had
an argument,” a neighbor said.
“They got along very well.”
Police said neighbors agreed Mr.
Eshelman had no debts. His home
was paid for. and he paid cash
for his new car.
The Eshelmans’ principal social |
life was a quiet evening of bridge:
with friends, neighbors said.
The couple has two sons, the
oldest of whom is working away
from home.
“He is a very nice, law-abiding
man,” one resident of the neigh
borhbod said. “We were—I mean,
we are—very good friends of his.
There must be some explanation.”
U. N. Lifts 'Blockade'
Of Franco Spain by
38-10 Assembly Vote
Envoy Ban Stands
But Door Is Open to
Specialized Agencies
By th« Associated Press
NEW YORK, Nov. 4—The
United Nations today lifted its
four-year-old diplomatic blockade
of Franco Spain.
Sweeping aside Soviet protests,
the U. N. also voted to allow Spain
to join U. N. specialized agencies
such as the World Health and
Postal Organizations.
The U. N. kept on the book,
however, the 1946 denunciation of
the Franco regime and the ban
against Spain's full entry into the
United Nations.
The roll call vote in the U. N.
Assembly was 38 in favor and 10
against a United States-backed
Latin-American resolution soften
ing the restrictions. Twelve na
tions abstained.
Roll-Call ¥ote.
The roll-call follows:
For: Afghanistan, Argentina,
Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil. Canada,
Chile, China, Colombia, Costa
Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecua
dor, Egypt, El Salvador, Greece,
Haiti, Honduras. Iceland, Iran,
Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Luxem
bourg, The Netherlands, Nica
ragua, Pakistan, Panama, Para
guay. Peru, the Philippines, Saudi
Arabia, Syria, Thailand, Turkey,
South Africa, United States, Vene
zuela, Yemen—38.
Against: White Russia. Czecho
slovakia, Guatemala. Israle, Mex
ico, Poland, Soviet Ukraine, Soviet
(Continued on Page A-4, Col. 7.)
Allies Battling
Red Attacks on
Vital Bridge
Enemy Threatening
Hold on North Bank
Of Chongchon River
By the Associated Press
SEOUL, Sunday, Nov. 5.—
United Nations troops, backed by
swarms of diving planes, battled
today to protect the keystone of
their new defense line in North
west Korea against onslaughts of
massing Communists.
The revitalized Red army, now
reported to include from three to
Shifting of lit Marine! Slowed Rush to
Manchurian Border. Page A-15
Red China'i Propaganda Attack an U. S.
Stirs War Jitters in Asia. Page A-38
six Chinese Communist divisions,
menaced the U. N. defense line
north of the Chongchon River by
striking toward the only usable
bridge the Allies have across it.
The British Commonwealth 27th
Brigade fought to hold the bridge
area near Anju, 47 miles north
of the former enemy capital of
Pyongyang. Some Reds succeeded
in infiltrating to the brigade’s ar
tillery positions.
United States 5th Air Force
fighter-bombers repeatedly pound
ed the attacking Reds, flying 60
sorties by midday.
The enemy’s air force also made
a brief appearance. Russian-built
Yak fighters strafed United State*
troops 5 miles west of Anju near
Sinanju.
New Red Forces Massed.
While the Reds probed at the
new defense line, they massed
new forces from the north.
Pilots, despite rain and clouds,
$4 Million in Bills
Flown to Seoul to
Ease Money Crisis
By th« Associated Press
SEOUL. Nov. 4.—Col H. R.
Waller of Van Nuys, Calif.,
United Nations headquarters
finance officer in Korea, said
10 billion won, equal to $4
million, was flown into Seoul
I last night to fight a critical
currency shortage.
Four C-46 transport planes
hauled the big money cargo
from Japan, where it was
printed.
Before it arrived, the Bank
of Korea and the United
States 8th Army finance office
j both had run out of Korean
I money.
spotted the Communist concentra
tions near Chongju. the western
hinge of the new' U. N. line, and
at Yongbyon, 33 miles farther
j east. American reinforcements
rushed up to plug a gap 8 miles
| southwest of Yongbyon.
j To the rear, a large enemy
| truck convoy streamed down from
!the Yalu River separating Korea
and Manchuria, pilots said.
Despite the bad weather, 5th
Air Force light bombers attacked
the concentration near Chongju.
Pilots estimate they killed 500
^Continued on Page A-5, Col. 5.)
Stepfather Stabbed;
Boy, 15, Is Held
John I. Logue, about 40. was
stabbed to death last night during
a family quarrel, police were told,
in his apartment above a loan
firm at 2024 North Moore street,
a few doors from Rosslyn Circle,
Arlington.
Mr. Logue’s 15-year-old step
son and his wife were taken to
Arlington police headquarters for
questioning shortly before mid
night.
Investigators were told the boy
came to the defense of his mother
while his step-father w'as beating
her.
Mr. Logue had been stabbed 9
or 10 times. Police said two knives
were used, one with a six-inch
blade.
Detectives at an early hour to
day were closeted with the mother
and son. They declined to identify
the youth because of his juvenile
status, pending a further investi
gation.
Terps Win, Texas Stops SMU;
Irish Beat Navy, Army Rolls On
Maryland defeated George
Washington yesterday at College,
Park, 23-7, after GW had tied the
score at 7-7 at halftime. At Cleve
land, Notre Dame came from be
hind twice to subdue Navy, 19-10.
The national scene was featured
by the Texas’ 23-20 victory over
previously unbeaten Southern
Methodist at Austin and by Army’s
28-13 triumph over powerful
Pennsylvania before 78,000 at
Philadelphia. California, unbeaten!
and untied, continued its march:
to a third straight Rose Bowl bid,
by humbling Washington, 14-7.
Illinois became a solid favorite
for the Big Ten Rose Bowl as
signment by beating Michigan,
7-0, in swirling snow at Ann
Arbor, and Ohio State—ineligible
tor the Rose Bowl—continued to
look like the titan of the Middle'
West by overwhelming Northwest
ern, 32-0.
Oklahoma beat Colorado, 27-18,
for its 27th straight victory and
a modern record. Kentucky
smashed Florida, 40-6, and in th«
East, Princeton continued un
beaten over Colgate, 45-7; Colum
bia upset Cornell, 20-19, and un
derdog Dartmouth topped Yale,
7-0.
Among other scores were: Iowa
13-0 over Minnesota; Wisconsin
33-7 over Purdue; Tennessee 16-0
over North Carolina; Duke 30-21
over Georgia Tech; Alabama 14-7
over Georgia: Wyoming 14-7 over
Idaho; UCLA 20-13 over Oregon
State; Washington and Lee 25-7
over Virginia Tech; Baylor 20-4
over Texas Christian; Rice 13-7
over Texas Tech, and California
a 7-7 tie with favored Stanford.
(Details in Sports Section.)

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