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Sunny, milder today * high 64. Fair, less cold tonight, low 45 in city, 35 in suburbs. Tomorrow fair. (Full report on Page A-2.) Temperatures Today. Midnight--43 6 a.m. — 36 11 a.m. ..53 2 a.m_40 8 a.m. ..39 Noon ..55 4 a.m.-.37 10 a.m.-.49 lp.m. ..56 I_____ Late New York Markets, Page A-23. Guide for Readers rag* Amusements ..A-17 Classified-. B-ll-16 Comics_B-18-19 Crossword-B-18 Editorial ..._A-12 Edit’l Articles A-13 mi Finance_A-23 Obituary_A-14 Radio_B-17 Sports _A-19-21 Woman’s Section_B-3-6 An Associated Press Newspaper 98th Year. No. 310. Phone ST. 5000 ** WASHINGTON, D. C., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1950—FORTY-FOUR PAGES. * Rom* Delivery, Monthly Rates: Evening and Sunday. 51.80: Evening only. $1.10; Sunday only. 46c: Night Pinal. 10c additional. ** V/JliXv X O U. S. ASKS U N. MEETING ON CHINESE REDS Campaigns End With Stress on Foreign Policy But Local Issues Are Likely to Decide Many Races Tomorrow By the Associated Press The 1950 congressional cam paign winds up today on a for eign policy note which made vir tually a forgotten issue of Presi dent Truman’s once hotly de bated “Pair Deal” program. In final appeals to the voters both major parties stressed in ternational questions despite strong indications that many Sen ate and House races—as well as some governorships—are likely to be settled on strictly local situa tions. The consensus of political ob servers seemed to be that the re sults of tomorrow's balloting would provide no change in dem ocratic control of the two houses of Congress. Korea May Be Factor. However, the experts left room for a last-minute crystalization of sentiment that might be reflected in a surprising trend. The possi bility that the recent adverse turn Joe Hanley, Confined To Hospital, Will Be Unable to Vote By the Associated Press HUDSON, N. Y„ Nov. 6.— Joe R. Hanley. Republican Senate candidate, will be con fined to the hospital tomor row and will not be able to vote. An aide said the 74-year old Lieutenant Governor sat in a chair this morning in his room at Columbia Memorial Hospital, but his doctor want ed Mr. Hanley to avoid the excitement of going to vote, j Dr. Gene S. Rogati said he was confident Mr. Hanley would be ready to leave the hospital by tfce middle of the week. of the Korean War would affect the voters’ decision was not dis counted by either party. To be elected are 32 state governors, 36 senators and 432 representatives—the full House membership except for three Maine seats, filled by Republicans in a September 11 election. State election and party of ficials have estimated that some 42 million votes may be cast. That would be a record for a non-presi dential year. Prospects were that the weather would be favorable in most sections of the country. Taft Makes Charges. Senator Taft of Ohio, known widely as “Mr. Republican,” was the latest to add his voice to the chorus on international issues which President Truman stressed with his Saturday night speech in St. Louis and which Harold E. Stassen promptly took up for the Republicans. Senator Taft charged in a tran scribed radio speech broadcast by seven Ohio stations yesterday that President Truman had “killed” the bipartisan foreign policy shortly after the 1948 presidential election. In his single-shot campaign speech at St. Louis, Mr. Truman had lashed out at those he called the “isolationists” in the Repub lican Party. He said that a G. O. P. vote tomorrow would be one foj; “national suicide” in the face of Communist world imperialism. In reply, Mr. Stassen charged the President and his political friends with “coddling” Chinese Communists, asserting that this policy had forced young Ameri cans into bloody battle with the Reds in the mountains of North Korea. Truman Is Optimistic. The President, heavily guarded after last week’s assassination at tempt, had a last chance today to urge the voters to go to the polls tomorrow. Mr. Truman goes today from Kansas City to nearby Independ ence. Mo., his home town, to dedi cate a Liberty bell. He will vote in Independence tomorrow and then return to Washington. The President maintained his optimism that Democrats will sweep to a large-scale victory in tomorrow’s congressional voting. William M. Boyle, jr., the party’s (See ELECTIONS. Page A-4.) Inside Page Stories Related to Election Elections ot o Glonce—A Summary of Tomorrow's Voting. Poge A-5 Murray Sees New Drive on Toft Act If Democrats Win. Poge A-4 Forley Will Cost Vote for Impelliterri in Opposing Tammany. Page A-6 Ten Key Senate Jobs at Stake in Elec tions; G. 0. P. Needs 7 Seats. Page A-4 G. 0. P. Must Pick Up 6 Governorships to Get Nationol Majority. Page A-4 More Women Than Ever Seek Election to High Offices. Page A-4’ *. ft Dewey Opens 18-Hour Drive With 6 A.M. Broadcast on Korea Gov. Dewey starts his 18-hour television-radio political marathon. The clock shows his 6 a.m. starting; hour. —AP Wirephoto. ly the Associated Press NEW YORK, Nov. 6.—Gov. Dewey opened his 18-hour re-elec tion campaign marathon over radio and television today with an attack on the China and Korea policies of the Truman adminis tration. Starting in at station WOR-TV at 6 a m., Gov. Dewey described as “very bad news” Gen; Mac Arthur’s announcement that the Chinese Communists had entered the Korean fighting. “This very great tragedy,” the Governor said, could have been averted “if we had supported Chiang Kai-shek and had not let his government fall, or if we had not cleared out of Korea.” ‘The final catastrophe was that in January the State Department announced that Korea was not in our area of defense,” he said. Gov. Dewey, fresh from a breakfast of orange juice, corn flakes and coffee, glanced over morning papers after he entered the TV studio. Close by was a corps of Repub lican volunteers, mobilized to an swer telephones and relay ques tions called in by listeners. The first telephoned question (See DEWEY, Page A-4/> Truman Is Confident As He Waits to Vote in Missouri Tomorrow President Reflects Bright Prospects for Democrats; Hennings in Spotlight By Joseph A. Fox Star Staff Correspondent KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 6.— President Truman today was back with home folks, chewing over election prospects. He was as con fident as ever that Missouri and the Nation tomorrow will ratify the administration's course on the world front, by returning Democratic majorities to Congress. There was no comment from the President on developments in Ko Taft Raps President for 'Omissions' in St. Louis Speech. Page A-5 rean fighting, but Press Secretary Charles G. Ross said Mr. Tru man conferred by phone this morning with Secretary of State Acheson, who filled him in on the whole situation. The President also was talking to Mrs. Truman and reporting on the condition of her brother, George Wallace, who was stricken with a brain ailment yesterday a short while after he had greeted the President at Kansas City Air port. The political outlook is in sharp contrast to that which prevailed at the time of the last off-year election in 1946, when the Repub licans were shouting ‘‘had enough,” and again in 1948, when the Dem ocrats presumably were the un derdogs. This year the party seems to be doing all right, and the Pres ident and those about him reflect this brightening of the political picture. 13 House Seats at Stake. While Missouri tomorrow will be voting on many local issues and candidates, including 13 members of the House, the only race getting any attention is that for the Senate. Thomas C. Hen nings, jr„ former Democratic member of the House from St. Louis, is trying to unseat Repub lican Senator Donnell, who is making his bid for a second term. Senator Donnell, a former Gov ernor, has had some good breaks in the past when his bids for office have coincided with stepped up efforts by the Democrats to cut each others throats. There is, (See TRUMAN, Page A-5.) District Pilot Is Reported Missing in Korea Action Lt. Lamar Brindley Longshore, 23, of 4014 Kansas avenue N.W., a P-51 fighter pilot, is missing in action, his family has been in formed. His mother, Mrs. Nellie B. Long shore, was informed by the Pen tagon that Lt. Longshore went down “over water” on October 19 and no trace of his plane has been found. Lt. Longshore is a graduate of Roosevelt High School and at tended American University. Big Turnout Expected In Maryland, Virginia With Good Weather Contests in Both States Attracting Attention; Many Posts at Stake By Alex R. Preston With an election day forecast of fair and warmer, prospects ap peared good for a large turnout of voters in both Maryland and Virginia tomorrow. In Maryland, nearly 500.000 are expected to ballot on hotly con tested races for Governor, Sena tor, the six members of the House of Representatives and other State and local offices. About 100,000 Virginians will elect nine members of the House, although only five face contests but local issues in the populous metropolitan area of Washington are expected to bring voters out in larger numbers than in other sections of the Old Dominion. This will make the outcome of the 8th district contest over the House seat of Representative Smith, Democrat, of Alexandria, all the more Interesting. Baltimore Polls Open at 6 A.M. Virginia polls will be open from 6 a in., while those of Maryland, for the most part, will open for 12 hours beginning at 7 am. Balloting begins in Baltimore, with half of the State’s popula tion, at 6 a.m. Main interest in the Free State is the contest between Gov. Lane, Democrat, seeking a second term, end Theodore Roosevelt McKel din, former Mayor of Baltimore, who twice previously has sought the Governor’s chair as the Re publican standard-bearer. Interest also is heightened by efforts of Senator Tydings, Demo crat, to come back for a fifth consecutive term. His GOP op ponent, John Marshall Butler, Baltimore lawyer, has conducted a campaign of charges which, in some respects, may reflect wheth er the voters believe the Senator, who headed a special subcommit tee investigation, “whitewashed” the charges of Communists in the State Department. These charges were made principally by Senator <See STATES, Page A-6.) Man Found Dead in Room; Said He Was Tired of Living A man who left a note saying he was “tired of living,” was found dead in his room at 1015 N street N.W., today with two bottles of heart stimulant and two hypo dermic needles beside him. He was identified as Ray Walston, 50. Homicide Chief Capt. Jeremiah F. Flaherty said a second note was left asking that a niece in Hopewell, Va^. be notified. The man’s body was found about 7 a.m. by his landlady, Ann McGinley. An autopsy is to be performed today by Coroner A. Magruder MacDonald. ' Americans Gain On Northwest Korean Front Bitter Fighting Fails To Score Advances In Northeast Area ly the Associated Prtu SEOUL, Korea, Nov. <5.—Amer ican troops in Northwest Korea this afternoon recovered a half mile of ground lost to a morning Communist attack and fought bit terly for no gain in the northeast against an enemy newly identified by Gen. MacArthur as Chinese Reds. Elements of two United States divisions holding the bridgehead Brussels Paper Says Belgians Sell Guns, Bullets to Red China. Page B-11 area north of the Chongchon River near Korea's west coast re covered the territory lost to the Reds 6 miles north of Anju. They had been shoved back an estimated half-mile by two bat talions of Communists who at tacked in darkness at 4:30 a.m. but were finaly halted at 7 a.m. An earlier enemy feint at the bridgehead last night had been stopped cold by American artil lery, while Australian troops of the British Commonwealth brig ade also halted a stab by two Red companies in a heavy-fire fight. Five Yaks in Action. Despite these to-and-fro strug gles, the northwest flank was de-i scribed as relatively quiet today, compared with the big actions ot last week that caused a 50-mile American withdrawal. Five Russian-made Yak fighter planes ineffectively strafed part of the South Korean 6th Division on that front near Kunu late to day. In the northeast, United States Marines beat back a bitter Chi nese counterattack in slashing, hand-to-hand combat today juSt south of the Changjin power res ervoir. The Marine drive toward that dam failed to gain ground for the fourth consecutive day, United States 10th Corps head quarters announced. In the farthest northeast sector, elements of the South Korean capital division plunged 18 miles north of the town of Kilchu. put ting them 105 miles from the frontier ef Soviet Siberia. This was the only appreciable Allied gain of the day. Temperature Is 2 Below. Elements of the United States 7th Division, also in the extreme northeast, dug in on the frigid south banks of the Ungi River and sent out patrols to seek the enemy in 2-below-zero weather. This generally grim picture of the Korean war. after victory had been well within grasp of the United Nations’ forces, was at tributed by Gen. MacArthur, the U. N. commander, to intervention of Chinese Communist troops. A communique from the U. N. commander also said “a great concentration” of Communist di visions was massed in Manchuria. He called this threat “a matter of the gravest international signifi cance.” Peiping could issue a formal statement. Or she could hurl new divisions from her massive armies into the Korean war. Rhee Awaits U. N. Stand. President Syngman Rhee of the Republic of Korea told a news conference in Seoul he believes Soviet Russia ordered the Chinese Red troops into Korea. Asked whether he believed United Nations forces now should bomb Manchuria, in which Chi nese Communist forces are based, Mr. Rhee replied: "On impulse, I would do it right away. But I think some of the United Nations would not want us to go that far.” The action of U. N. forces against Chinese intervention in Korea, Mr. Rhee said, depends on the decision of the United Nations command. "We are co-operating with the U. N. command,” he said, "and (See KOREA, Page A-3.) V v Just Mindin' His Business . . . and Goin' Along! Stock Prices Plunge $1 to $5 on Basis of Korean War Reports Big Blocks Are Tossed On Market; Commodity Futures Rise Swiftly By tht Associated Press NEW YORK, Nov. 6.—Wall Street had a bad case of war nerves today as a result of latest news from Korea. Stock quotations plunged and major commodities for future delivery shot ahead on the Na tion's various exchanges. Violent price swings reflected sharp concern over possible reper cussions of Gen. MacArthur’s formal charge that Chinese Com munist forces are fighting U. N. troops in Korea. The Stock Exchange was flooded with sell orders. Prices cracked $1 to more than $5 a share as jittery traders tossed big blocks of stock on the market. The market value of all shares listed on the exchange dropped by nearly $2 billion. Prices Flashed Directly. The crush of business was so heavy that the exchange resorted to the unusual procedure of flashing prices directly to the ticker tape. Nearly an hour elapsed before trading slowed to a more orderly pace. Some issues managed a slight comeback. Steels, motors, rubbers, rails and radio-televisions were hardest hit, among them United States Steel, Bethlehem Steel, General Motors, Chrysler, Goodrich, Good year, Southern Pacific, New York Central, Radio Corp. and Zenith. The specter of another war shadowed commodity futures mar kets in New York and Chicago. Prices moved up swiftly as traders considered the latest threat to world supply lines. Corporate bonds trailed stocks downward, but United States Governments were firm. Grains Plunge Ahead. In the Chicago grain pit wheat gained more than 5 cents a bushel at one time, corn 7 cents, rye 8 cents and soybeans 10 cents. Cotton at New York rose around $1.50 a bale. Rubber soared the daily limit of 2 cents a pound, cocoa 1 cent a pound and sugar /'2 cent a pound. The latter prices also were the daily limits. Coffee was an exception, with contract futures in New York de clining from a few points to nearly V2 cent a pound. Decem ber deliveries on green coffee ranged from 48.70 cents a pound to 49 cents. Follow the Election News With The Star and WMAL Here's how you can keep up with staying tuned to The Star's radio and ond WMAL-TV: FOR NEARBY MARYLAND AND nearby contests will be broadcast by Bill newsroom at 8:25 p.m., 8:55 p.m., 9:51 round-up of national results also featuri FOR NATIONAL RETURNS—Arne porters and commentators will start a suits at 8 p.m. over The Star stations, cast will be televised. An election am more election news until 10:30 p.m. come shortly after 11 p.m. Late return until 1 a.m. And for downtown pedestrians, T election returns on its electric "Newsfli Fourteenth and G streets N.W., and building. the election returns tomorrow night by television stations—WMAL, WMAL-FM VIRGINIA RETURNS—Results in the Coyle and Henry Mustin from The Stor i p.m., 10:25 p.m. and 11 p.m. with a id on the last broadcast. rican Broadcasting Co. teams of re i hour-long broadcast of national re From 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., this broad ilysis at 9:30 p.m. will be followed by A second telecast on WMAL-TV will t will be flashed over The Star stations te Star will provide up-to-the-minute ishes" on the Hamilton Bank Building, the Eleventh street side of The Star * British Consider Withdrawing Recognition of Red Chinese Foreign Office Reported Fearful of Situation If Troops Have to Fight Communists By th« Associated Press LONDON, Nov. 6.—Qualified in formants reported today Britain is thinking of canceling its recog nition of the Chinese Communist government. Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin —said to oppose such action—is expected to make an important statement on British-Chinese re lations today or tomorrow in the House of Commons. A decision has to be made by the cabinet. Mr. Bevin s state ment will, however, reflect cabi net thinking at the time it is made. The cabinet met this morning and is believed to have considered a Foreign Office analysis of the diplomatic hole Britain would be in if the presence of large num bers of Red Chinese troops in Korea were established by the United Nations. Government thinking, according to informants, is nearing the con clusion that Britain would face an impossible situation if Chinese R*d troops were fighting British soldiers in Korea while Britain kept trying to develop diplomatic relations with the Chinese regime. Britain recognized Communist China last January. The two countries have been trying in vain ‘ 'See BRITISH, Page A-3.1 High Court Refuses Second Time to Hear Ober Law Appeal Rejects Plea by Shub For Place on Ballot as Progressive Candidate By Robert K. Walsh The Supreme Court today re fused for the second time to grant an immediate hearing on a case involving the Ober law in Mary land. That law for control of subver sives is to be voted on at a refer endum in the Maryland election tomorrow. Louis Shub, who sought to run as candidate for Governor on the Progressive Party ticket, was ruled off the ballot by Maryland courts because he refused to take the loyalty oath required by the Ober law. The Supreme Court two weeks ago refused Mr. Shub’s plea that it rule before election day on the constitutionality of the law, and order his name put on the ballot. The high court at that time indi cated it would not review the mater until the Maryland Court of Appeals handed down a writ ten opinion explaining its earlier decision against Mr. Shub. State Decision Left Standing. The appeals court last Thurs day handed down such an opin ion. Mr. Shub immediately asked the Supreme Court to rule on his petition, but the tribunal today; (See SUPREME COURT, Pg. A-4.)! Russia's Best Jet In Korea Fighting, U. S. Pilots Report By th« Associated Press UNITED STATES 5th AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERS. Ko rea, Nov. 6.—A United States Air Force spokesman said four Amer ican pilots confirmed today they were attacked by a Russian-made jet fighter from a Manchurian base. The pilots said the Russian built MIG-15 crossed the Yalu River boundary over Antung and attacked their formation over North Korea. The MIG-15 is the latest known model of Russian jet fighter. Its performance is be-; lieved comparable to that of the i North American F-86 Sabre Jet of the United States Air Force. Antung is on the Manchurian side of the river opposite Sinuiju, in the extreme northwest corner of North Korea. A Workers Transferred To Defense Jobs Face New Loyalty Checks Commission Publishes Questions and Answers For Federal Employes By Joseph Young I Federal employes transferring to jobs in the defense or other se curity agencies face an additional loyalty investigation, the Civil Service Commission disclosed today. The commission made this known in the form of a series of questions and answers regarding new aspects of the Federal loyalty program. A number of Government em ployes, contemplating switching to new Federal positions, had asked the commission if they faced new loyalty checks. The commission declared that if Federal employes transfer to other Government jobs with non security requirements, they will not face a further loyalty check. However, the commission de clared that if Federal employes transfer to other Government jobs with security requirements, “addi tional inevestigation may be made" of the transferring em ployes. Presently, nearly ajl defense agency jobs and all security and law-enforcement positions are re garded as security positions. This means that Federal employes transferring to these assignments! would get a further loyalty check, even though they had been cleared previously through the regular! Government loyalty program. * * * * APPOINTEES — Some of the other questions and answers re leased by the commission in regard to loyalty were: “I am being considered for an emergency-indefinite appointment. I have never worked for the Fed eral Government before. If ap pointed, will I be investigated un der the loyalty program?" Yes. “Will this investigation be lim-: ited to my loyalty to this coun try?” No. In addition to loyalty, the investigation will cover your char (Continued on Page A-2, Col. 6.) Martha Raye in Hospital MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Nov. 6 (JP).! —Martha Raye, comedy star of stage and screen, has virus pneu monia at St. Francis Hospital. She was admitted last night and her physician. Dr. Ralph Roberts, reported she was resting quietly. MacArthur Data On Their Role In Korea Cited Wednesday Session Sought to Give Time For Private Talks By the Associated Press LAKE SUCCESS, Nov. 6.—The United States today called for a special Security Council meeting Wednesday to consider the inter vention of Red China in the Korean war. The meeting was requested shortly after Gen. MacArthur ^Text of MacArthur Report to the United Nations. Page A-3 — j formally reported to the Council I that Chinese Communist troops had crossed into Korea and were | fighting U. N. troops. ! United States Delegate Ernest | A. Gross said the delay in the I Council meeting was to give the | delegates a chance for private consultations on the “serious” situ J ation. He said the United States | already had been carrying on | private talks with some delegates. Transmitted by Austin._ Gen. MacArthur’s charges were I made in a special report trans ; mitted to the council by Chief j United States delegate Warren R. Austin. The report was discussed at a | closed meeting of the seven 1 nation Interim Committee on ! Korea shortly after it was made ! public. Mr. Gross took part in the ! discussions. Col. Alfred Katzin, special representative of U. N. ' Secretary-General Trygve Lie, also was present. Gen. MacArthur gave a de tailed account of specific units which had been identified by his intelligence officers. “The United Nations forces are meeting a new foe,” Gen. Mac ’ Arthur said. Deployed for Action. “It is apparent to our fighting forces and our intelligence agen cies have confirmed the fact, that the United Nations are presently in hostile contact with Chinese Communist military units de ployed for action against the forces of the united command.” Gen. MacArthur added: "The continued employment of Chinese Communist forces in Ko rea and the hostile attitude as sumed by such forces, either in side or outside Korea, are mat I ters which it is incumbent upon me to bring at once to the atten tion of the United Nations.” The Security Council was sched uled to meet this afternoon to take up the Palestine question, but the report will be before the delegates when they convene. First Crossing on Oct. 16. Gen. MacArthur reported Chi nese troops crossed the border into Korea as early as October 16. These were from the 124th Divi sion of the 42d Army. About 2,-. 500 troops were involved in this crossing, the report said. On October 20, a task force of approximately 5,000 men was re ported to have crossed and joined in the fighting. Gen. MacArthur said these were from the Chinese Communist 40th Army. The report said that by Novem ber 4 elements of at least four Ciiinese divisions were known to be operating in Korea. It also, reported that up to last Saturday 35 Chinese soldiers had been captured. Gen. Mac Arthur told the Se curity Council that six to nine jet fighters, marked with the red star, appeared over Korea No vember 1 and flew into Manchuria after being attacked by United States F-51s. A U. N. decision to label the Red Peiping government aggres sors and order a full-scale mili tary effort to drive its troops out of Korea could conceivably touch off a chain of events that might lead ultimately to another world war. It is known, however, that the United States is trying desperately to avoid spreading the Korean war. Might Offer to Sell Power. Among suggested actions, it was reported in Washington, is a pos sible offer to continue the sale of electric power to Manchuria from North Korea if Red Chinese troops go home. This offer would be coupled with a threat to destroy the great hydro-electric dam at Suiho. on the Korean-Manchurian (See U. N., Page A-3.> Featured Reading Inside Today's Star KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD— Star Staff Reporter George Kennedy finds a real estate El Dorado in Wash ington's back yard. His story of tha amazing growth of Silver Spring ap pears on Poge B-l. BERNARD BARUCH SAYS—In o ques tion-and-answer session, the Nation's elder statesman speaks his mind on many things. His views on peace, in flation and the United Nations veto are Found on Page A-10.