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The Anglo-Iranian Oil Co.’i giant plant at Abadan Island has been slowing down production foi the past month. Today it ceasec altogether because no room re mained in the acres of storage tanks to put any more gasoline kerosene and other products. More than a month ago the traffic of oil tankers was halted by the nationalization dispute which centered over Iranian seiz ure of AIOC's vast holdings. Both the Iranian government and oil company demanded payment for oil shipments and, as a result, the company pulled out its tankers. Little Fuss on Closing. There was little fuss over the closing of the refinery's last oper ating unit David Blair Watt, Anglo-Iran ian’s distillation units superin tendent, pushed the electric switch button and the roar of gas flames heating the pipes died away. At the same time the flow of oil into the big pipeline from Aga Jari 150 miles away was choked off. Live steam shot through the pipes and in a half hour the pro cess was completed. The shut-down climaxes the months-long dispute over owner ship of the billion dollar AIOC which has choked off a major source of oil supply for the Brit ish navy and Western Europe. Meanwhile, W. Averell Harri man returned to Teheran from London today confident that “no further difficulties” stand in the way of new British-Iranian oil talks. Few Minor Points Remain. President Truman's special en voy said he had only a few minor points to clear up writh the Iran ian delegation before a British delegation headed by Richard Stokes, Lord Privy Seal, would come here from London. Mr. Harriman said he was more hopeful now than at any time in his mission which began two weeks ago. Foreign Secretary Herbert Mor rison told the House of Commons yesterday that—as a result of talks with Mr. Harriman—Britain had decided to send the cabinet mission to Iran for a new try at settling its oil dispute. He added, however, that certain points had to be clarified before the mission made the trip. Talks Termed Useful. Stepping from his luxury-equip ped United States Air Force Con stellation at Teheran Airport, Mr. Harriman told reporters his talks with the British government “were useful and satisfactory.” Mr. Harriman drove off to the mountain palace where he is the guest of the Shah. He said he did not know' w'hen he w'ould con fer with Iranian officials. Meanwhile, the lower house of the Iranian Parliament voted to day to extend martial law another two months in Khuzistan province where Iran’s oil industry is cen tered. The action now goes to the Senate for ratification. India Issue 'Serious,' Pakistan Tells West By the Associated Press KARACHI, Pakistan, July 31._ Pakistan was reported today to have sent a communication to the United States, Britain and com monwealth governments inform ing them of the seriousness of the situation in view of India’s re fusal to remove troops from near Pakistan’s border. Prime Minister Nehru of India rejected the withdrawal of troops as part of a peace plan advanced by Pakistan Premier Liaquat Ali Khan. Pakistan’s cabinet has been summoned tomorrow to consider the next step. The Pakistani communication, it was reported, calls attention to Nehru’s claim that the disputed state of Kashmir is a part of India, and declares such a “false” claim might make the situation explosive. Truman Expected to Sign Stopgap Money Bill Today President Truman today is ex pected to sign the stopgap money resolution approved by Congress yesterday, to pay the salaries of Government employes as well as provide other Federal operating expenses during August. The stop-gap measure was nec essary because none of the regu lar money bills, providing funds for Government operation during the 12 months which started July 1. has yet cleared Congress. The agencies, in general, are permitted during the next 30 days to spend at a rate comparable to last year’s spending. As part of the emergency meas ure, a $2 million allotment was made for aid to Palestine refugees. The House Appropriations Com mittee had suggested a figure of * $60 million for that aid. I Barmine Says Russian Chiefs Called Lattimore 'Our Man' Newspaperman Joseph Barnes in Same Category in 1930s, Ex-Soviet General Testifies By Cecil Holland Alexander Barmine, a former Russian general, testified today that in the 1930s the chief of Soviet military intelligence re ferred to Owen Lattimore and Joseph Barnes as “our men.” Mr. Barmine, now head of the Russian desk of the State Depart ment’s Voice of America program, ' gave the testimony before the Sen ate Internal Security subcommit tee investigating whether any subversive forces have influenced American policy in the Far East. He said the names of the two men were mentioned by Gen. Ian Antonovich Berzin, the Soviet mil itary intelligence chief, during a conference in Moscow. At the time, Mr. Barmine testified, he was head of a Russian corporation supplying arqjs to a western Chinese province and to other countries, and had requested addi tional “reliable and competent” personnel for carrying on the op eration. He added that the names of Owen Lattimore and Joseph Barnes were mentiored in a list of other foreign nationals who might be used in the undertaking. A committee staff member, Benjamin Mandel, on the record! identified Mr. Barnes as secretarj of the American Council of th< Institute of Pacific Relations anc a member of the institute’s stall from 1931 to 1934. He also saic Mr. Lattimore was formerly edi tor of the institute’s publicatior “Pacific Affairs.” The committee has centered its public hearings thus far on the institute. Senator Eastland, Democrat of Mississippi, inquired if the Joseph Barnes mentioned was the one who formerly headed the for eign staff of the New York Herald-Tribune and served as correspondent in Moscow. Mr Mandel replied that he was. Mr. Barmine, a tall, distin guished-appearing witness, testi fied he held the rank of brigadier general in Soviet intelligence while serving as executive director of the Russian export company formed ostensibly to sell automo biles and parts abroad. He said Gen. Berzin asked him to open branch offices along the China coast as a means of pro viding a cover for, and place, to conceal arms and ammunition He explained that the cache of arms was to be held until an op portune time came for Chinese (See SECURITY, Page A-4.) Postal Pay Increase Of $400 a Year Voted By House Committee Action Also Due Today On Salary Raise for Classified Employes By Joseph Young The House Civil Service Com mittee today approved a per manent $400-a-year pay raise for postal workers. The group will meet again in executive session this afternoon to take final action on pay raises for the Government’s classified em ployes. In voting a $400 permanent postal salary boost, the committee reversed its action of last week when it tentatively agreed to a $420 postal salary measure. However, $320 of the $420 pro posed bill of last week would only have been on a temporary two year basis, with only $100 as the permanent amount. 6,000 Here Affected. Even though the committee sliced $20 off the $420 figure today, the various postal employe unions expressed themselves as more sat isfied with this action since it puts the salary increase on a permanent basis. The bill applies to 550,000 postal workers, including about 6,000 in Washington. The committee’s action today raised hope among the Govern ment’s classified employes that the bill reported out for them would also be on a permanent Ijasis. There is the possibility that the committee’s pay raise bill for clas sified workers won’t be quite as generous as for the postal em ployes, although at least several members have argued that both groups of employes deserve equal treatment. New Starting Level. The classified pay measure af fects more than 1.2 million Federal and District government workers, including about 220,000 in the Washington area. In addition to providing the $400 pay boost for postal workers, the committee today also ap proved the elimination of the first three postal salary grades, which would make the new starting grade $3,370 a year. The present starting salary is $2,670. The raise would be retroactive to last July 1. Taber Suffers Attack Of Bronchial Pneumonia By the Associated Press AUBURN, N. Y„ July 31.—Rep resentative Taber was recovering today from an attack of bronchial pneumonia. The 71-year-old veteran Repub lican House member was confined to bed at home. He flew here from Washington Friday and was taken ill Saturday. His brother and law partner Silas Taber, said physicians re ported Mr. Taber’s condition im proved today, but ordered him tc remain in bed at least 10 days. Bridges Demands More Troop Data For ECA Hearing Senator 'Amazed' by Marshall's Estimate; Joint Hearing Starts By J. A. O'Leary Senator Bridges. Republican, of New Hampshire said today he wants the two committees han dling the $8.5 billion foreign aid program to get more information on Defense Secretary Marshall’s recent statement that the United States will have 400,000 troops in Europe by the end of 1952. The Senator said he was “amazed” by this testimony be cause, in his opinion, the Senate was led to believe four months ago that the American contribution to Gen. Eisenhower’s mutual de fense force for the immediate fu ture was to be 200,000 men. As the Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees ! began closed Joint sessions on the foreign aid program today. Re publicans also were starting a move to have the economic assist ance handled by an agency inde pendent of the State Department. Smith Seeks Eisenhower Advice. Senator Smith, Republican, of New Jersey, has drawn up a bill to put the entire program—mili tary and economic—under a single independent administrator. He announced today he will ask Gen. Eisenhower’s opinion on the pro ! posai. The Senate Republican Policy Committee late yesterday approved a separate agency for economic and Point Four aid, but Chairman Taft said the group did not pass 'on whether military aid should also be under the same official. He said the Republican policy makers did not have sufficient informa tion to decide how the military part should be administered. The Republicans also delayed a decision on whether to try to cut the $8.5 billion total. Of this amount $6.3 billion is for arms and $2.2 billion for economic projects which would help the other nations to support their own rearmament efforts. Perkins Is Next Witness. George Perkins, Assistant Sec retary of State for European Af fairs, was slated to be the next witness as the two committees went into closed session for the remainder of the hearings. Wil liam C. Foster, head of ECA, was the last witness at the open hear ings yesterday. Until today the bill was being handled by the Foreign Relations Committee alone. Chairman Con nally of that group agreed to give the Armed Services Committee joint jurisdiction to avoid delay. The latter committee had threat ened to go into the bill separately if not allowed to take part in the current proceedings. Senator Bridges predicted that the question of how many Amer ican troops will be assigned to Western Europe in 1952 also is likely to be raised in the Appro priations subcommittee now hold (See FOREIGN AID, Page A-4.) 62,700 Out of 165,000 Flunk First Draft Test for Students By the Associated Press About 62,700 college students flunked the first draft aptitude test, given May 26 to 165,000 men, Selective Service said today. The agency announced the out come of the first test only. A total of 339,056 students took the test May 26, June 16, June 30 or July 12, but results from the latter tests have not been tabulated: Selective Service said that 53 per cent of the 42,500 freshmen tested May 26 earned scores of 70 or better, as did 64 per cent of the 53,000 sophomores, 72 per cent of the 44,000 juniors and 77 per cent of the 18,500 seniors. The test also was given to 7,000 graduate students. Selective service said these sam ples indicate that about 40 per cent of the students in the low^j portion of their classes and 75 per cent in the upper part scored 70 or better. Henry Chauncey, president of the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, N. J., which adminis tered the test and compiled the results, said earlier this week that the examination was “pitched almost ideally as to level of diffi culty.” Mr. Chauncey said studies of the relationship between test scores and college grades at 23 institutions showed that results are “quite satisfactory in all in stances, regardless of the field of study.” Draft boards have been asked to use the test scores and scholas tic records in determining wheth er to defer individual college stu dents. I Truman Action On Controls Bill Due by Midnight Signature Expected; President's Reaction Awaited in Congress By Robert K. Walsh The new economic controls bill needed only President Truman’s signature today to go into effect through next June. The Presi dent was expected to put his name to the measurebut congres sional leaders wondered whether I he would write an accompanying I blast or maintain a grim silence. Under the Defense Production Act. due to expire at midnight and be replaced by the legislation awaiting presidential signature, the Office of Price Stabilization made a final major move. It set new ceilings on pork and esti mated that these will permit re tail prices of most pork chops and roasts to go up 5 or 6 cents a pound, and perhaps as high as 9 cents in some instances. OPS explained that the action was taken because the prices of ; lighter-weight hogs have risen substantially since January. The price of pork loins cut from such hogs has been frozen at the Jan uary level. The OPS order, an nounced late yesterday, fixes dollar and cents ceilings only on pork loins weighing 16 pounds or less. ; House Votes Compromise, 294-80. The much-amended bill on price, wage, credit, rent and ma terials controls went to the White House after final congressional action yesterday on a Senate House compromise version. By a 294-to-80 vote the House adopted the conference bill which the Senate approved last Friday. Of the 80 who voted against the j bill, despite recommendations of i Republican as well as Democratic leaders, 18 were Democrats mostly from Southern States. President Truman, meanwhile, was armed with advice from many quarters. Most of the Federal agencies concerned were reported to have suggested that he sign the bill as the best that could be ob tained under the circumstances and in order to avoid “chaos” that otherwise would rpsult from no controls at all. But the United Labor Policy * Committee, representing most of organized labor, denounced the measure as a “callous betrayal of the consumers.” The committee said it would back Mr. Truman ! if he vetoed it. Public Explanation Urged. “If the President decided, how ever, that the Nation can expect no better legislation from the 82d Congress,” the committe stated, “then the ULPC feels that he should explain to the Ameri can people in the clearest pos jeible terms how shamefully and how wickedly the congressional i coalition sold them to the special interests.” The President has made clear that he regards the bill as falling far short of the additional pro visions he 6ought to fight infla tion and promote mobilization. iBut there was no assurance he woud make any formal statement .today. In some administrative as well] I as legislative quarters there was a belief that Mr. Truman would simply sign the bill and say noth ing. This, they said, would have at least a two-fold effect. It would let the record stand and let time tell whether Congress or the Presi dent is right as to the adequacy of the new legislation. Presidential silence also would be less likely to cause further an (See CONTROLS, Page A-4.) Allied Planes Hammer 'Iron Triangle' Area By th« Associated Press UNITED STATES 8th ARMY HEADQUARTERS, Korea, July 31. —Allied warplanes swept through low clouds today and hammered Red positions in the “Iron Trian gle” on the Western front of Ko rea as ground fighting again dwindled to patrol activity. Primary target of 5th Air Force planes was the area around Pyong gang, northern apex of the shat tered old Red troop-massing area. Mustangs of the 18th Fighter Bomber Wing made the attack. Marine fighters and B-26 bomb ers hit the Kumsong area east of Pyonggang. Reds between Kumsong and Kumhwa, eastern Allied-held anchor of the old triangle, hurled two light probing attacks at Allied lines early this morning. Both were turned back. Those were the only attacks of any kind reported in the United States 8th Army’s evening com munique. There were a few patrol clashes, but generally the commu nique reported little or no con tact between opposing forces. Allied troops held mountain-top positions along the Eastern front won yesterday after a five-day battle. The 5th Air Force reported it has flown more than 175,000 com bat sorties in Korea. That’s an average of 43 a day. New Trieste Chief Named TRIESTE, Free Territory, July 31 (AP).—United States Col. John* L. Whitelaw was appointed com mander of the Anglo-American zone of the Free Territory yes terday. DO VOU KNOW ANVTHJN6 ABOUT MAHOUT-MG, BOSS ? LOOKLlfa HAVING TROUBLE ENOUGH AS A MULE-DRIVER! »i Atomic Energy Program Cost Disclosed as $5 Billion to Date $1.2 Billion Asked for Fiscal Year; Initial Sum Covers World War II Bombs The atomic energy program has cost the United States about $5 billion so far. With the $1.2 billion asked for the 1952 fiscal year, it will run close to $7 billion. This was disclosed in the semi annual report of the Atomic En ergy Commission, made public today. For the $2.2 billion spent by the Manhattan district during the last war were achieved the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and which are credited with being a potent factor in ending the war in the Ear East. For the rest the commission has obtained bombs several times as powerful and has started, at le^st, a program for the peacetime use of the vast energies obtained by fission of the uranium atom. The whole program has cost tl tax payer, up to June 29. $4.7 billion. The AEC has another $1.4 billion! in appropriated but unexpended funds. Gorden Dean. AEC chairman, disclosed at a news conference yesterday that the commission is planning “much more frequent tests” of its weapons in the fu ture. At the conference it was also disclosed that the United States has developed some weapons that have a bigger “bang”—that is, greater “energy release" — than others. The commission said that was one of the reasons why some weapons have been tested in re mote Eniwetok, while others with ‘See ATOMIC. Page A-14.) 'Private Eye' Jailed 60 Days for Contempt In Caldwell Inquiry Bradley Refused Chance To Purge Self of Charge, Judge Tamm Declares A District Court judge today jailed John E. Bradley. sr„ “pri vate eye” involved recently in the Bennie Caldwell jury tampering case, for contempt over his refusal to answei certain questions before the grand jury. Judge Edward A. Tamm com mitted the witness for 60 days, declaring that Bradley had “de fied” the court last Friday when the jury first asked the auestions. The judge noted that the court earlier advised the defendant that his claim of possible self-incrimi nation was unjustified, and that Bradley, although given an op portunity yesterday to answer the questions, had refused to purge himself of the contempt. The private-detective has been appearing for several weeks be fore the grand jury w'hich is in vestigating whether any United States Attorney’s office records in the Caldwell case were' illegally removed in a conspiracy. Appeals Tampering Verdict. Caldwell, colored nightclub op erator here, is currently under District Court sentence for tam pering with the jury which con victed William (Snags) Lewis on gambling charges nearly two years ago. Caldwell has appealed the tampering verdict. Assistant United States Attor ney Charles B. Murray, who is handling the record-removal in vestigation, first complained of Bradley's reluctance before the grand -jury last Friday. Judge Tamm that afternoon found the detective in contempt but sus pended imposition of the 60-day sentence until today, in order to give Bradley another opportunity to answer the panel. Prosecutor Murray reported to the court today that while Brad ley has answered “many” ques tions he still refused to reply to (See BRADLEY, Page A-4.) 3 Killed in Bomber Crash Near Langley AF Base By the Associated Press LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va., July 31.—An Air Force B-2S bomber crashed near Langley Air Force Base early today killing its three occupants. The crash occurred at 2:15 a.m. in a marshy area of Elizabeth City County l'/2 miles northeast of Langley Air Force Base. The plane was on a night intruder training mission. Crash rescue boats arrived at the scene 20 minutes after the plane struck. The dead were all officers. Names have been withheld until next of kin are notified. The plane was based at Langley. | U. S. Prosecutor in Reich Suspended in Bribe Case By the Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany, July 131.—United States District Attor ney W. Fred Johnson has been suspended pending investigation of bribery charges, the legal office ;of the United States High Com mission announced today. John son’s home is in St. Louis. A statement from the high commission counsel said Johnson was accused of accepting a bribe by Anchel Barshay, recently a defendant in the court. The an-1 nouncement said Barshay charged that Johnson accepted a bribe! through Sidney Brown, a former j High Commission emnloye. The High Commission said| Brown was arrested yesterday. Barshay wag tried on currency! charges. South Viet Nam Chief, French General Slain By the Associated Press PARIS, July 31.—The French News Agency reported that the Governor of South Viet Nam and! the French general commanding ground forces in the area were assassinated today at Sadec J Indo-China. Gov. Thai Lap Thanh and Gen. Charles Chanson were killed by a grenade thrown by a “death vol unteer” of the Communist-led Viet Minh guerrilla forces, the report said The two officials were making an inspection tour of the Sadec area, about 60 miles south of Saigon, when the attack was made. < Italian Priest's Offer to Take Girl's Place in Jail Rejected By th« Associated Pres* MILAN, Italy, July 31.—A Cath olic priest offered today to take the place in jail of the young Chicago girl who followed him to Italy in hopes of mar-ying him. A prison wall stood between blonde Claire Young, 21, daughter Picture on Page A-14. of a Loyola University (Chicago) professor, and the Rev. Luciano Negrini, 43-year old former mis sionary in China. She was jailed Saturday after she assailed police when they re fused to extend her expired per mit to remain in Italy. Father Negrini was refused permission to see her. A food package he brought for her was accepted by prison authorities, but his offer to take her place was rejected. Italian authorities said Claire would be held in Milan’s San Vit tore prison until she is deported next week. Her mother, Mrs. Eilet^i Brady Young, who hastened to Italy this month to break up the romance, said she will return to the United States August 12. Mrs. Young’s lawyer, Nicolo Bonelli, said the American con sulate has been co-operative and “through the courtesy of Italian authorities succeeded in arrang ing the girl’s release without a trial.” Police said earlier Claire had falsified her birth date in a docu ment and therefore they refused extension of her resident permit. The two met while Father Neg rini was soliciting funds for Cath olic missions in Chicago. He said last night the best thing is for the girl to go 'home and for him to follow her to the United States. There, he said, they could “decide quietly what to do in the future.” He said his request for seculari zation (reversion to non-priestly status) had been turned down by church authorities. ^ Ball Players fo Testify Against Reserve Rule, Celler Tells Frick League President Warned Owners Must Revise Attitude on West Coast By Miriam Ottenberg Chairman Celler of the House Monopoly Subcommittee told Na tional League President Ford Frick today that some ballplayers op pose the “reserve clause” tying them to one club for their base ball life. His statement—the first indica tion that the subcommittee has found player witnesses to testify against the “reserve clause”—came after Mr. Frick stated flatly that in his 16 years as a league presi dent he has never heard a player complain against the reserve rule. Mr. Frick excepted only the play ers who used the “reserve clause” as the basis of past and pending suits. Mr. celler did not identify the players opposing the “reserve clause.” but he said there would be players testifying against it as well as for it. Owners Must Change Attitude. Mr. Celler warned Mr. Frick that ball club owners must “re orient their thinking" about in cluding the Pacific Coast in the major league picture “before this committee recommends any change in anti-trust laws.” Both the chairman and Repre sentative Hillings, Republican, of California criticized the lack of co-operation of major league base ball toward repeated requests from the West Coast for higher status and Mr. Hillings told Mr. Frick he objects to “discrimination” against the West Coast. Durocher Fines Mentioned. Mr. Frick said he would person ally have no objection to allowing players to have a voice in the selection of a baseball’s commis sioner. This came up when the subcommittee speculated that if aaseball were exempt from anti trust laws, players would have no recourse to the courts and would nave to abide solely by the deci sions of the commissioner. Mr. Celler, a Brooklyn Dodgers’ fan, injected the name of Leo Durocher, former Dodgers’ man ager now managing the New York Giants, into the hearing when he asked Mr. Frick if he ever fined Durocher for ordering pitchers to beanball batters. Mr. Frick re (Continued on Page A-4, Col. 4.) Mrs. Rosenberg in Paris PARIS, July 31 (A*).—Mrs. Anna Rosenberg, United States Assistant Secretary of Defense, arrived here today from Washington. She will confer tomorrow with mem bers of Gen. Eisenhower’s staff and lunch with the Atlantic pact ommander., Reds Still Refuse To Compromise* On Buffer Zone Both Sides Stand Firm In 5th Korea Truce Session on Issue By the Associated Press U. N. ADVANCE HEADQUAR TERS, Korea, July 31.—Armistice negotiators argued stubbornly for an hour and 34 minutes today on where to draw the cease-fire line in Korea without getting any closer together. It was the fifth successive day United Nations and Communist delegations devoted to the buffer zone issue. The announced result of each session was the same: No progress. “The area of disagreement has neither broadened or narrowed.” an official U. N. spokesman said. The Reds want U. N. forces to abandon their present battle line and pull back to the 38th Parallel. Delegates meet again at 11 a.m. tomorrow (9 p.m. tonight EDT.) in their 16th session at Kaesong for another try at breaking the deadlock. “There was no indication of a compromise,” commented the briefing officer, Brig. Gen. Wil liam P. Nuckols. “On the other hand, as you know, a position can be adjusted very quickly. That is neither optimistic nor pessimis tic.” The official U. N. communique said: “There was no perceptible change in the expressed viewpoints of the two delegations” in today’s sessions Vice Admiral C. Turner Joy amplified the Allied position, the announcement said, trying to show “the mutual benefit to be derived from acceptance of this view.” North Korean Lt. Gen. Nam II replied Dy repeating “his pre viously stated stand.” The U N. wants the demilitar ized zone established along present battle lines, cutting across North Korea foi more than 80 miles. The Reds want a buffer zone centered on the 38th Parallel, prewar political dividing line of North and South Kcrea. South Koreans demonstrating in their temporary capital at Pusan today shouted: “We oppose any cease-fire at the damned 38th Parallel.” mousanas paraaea tnrougn tne busy streets of the southern port city shouting “On to the Yalu.” They carried banners announcing “we oppose to the death any cease-fire without unification.” From Tokyo came reports that Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway, U. N. commander, may be planning to issue a statement on the thorny issue of where to establish a buf fer zone that has deadlocked ef forts to end the shooting war. There was no hint when such a statement might be made. It could contain the first pub lic announcement of what Ad miral Joy, as the chief Allied negotiator, has been telling the Communists at Kaesong. Admiral Joy stuck to his guns today as delegates met in Kae song. Gen. Nuckols said “both sides fully understand the views of each other, although they do not appreciate and certainly do not agree with each other.” Stalemate Discounted. The briefing officer said he did not intend to give the impression the talks had reached a stalemate over the issue—the second point on the five-point program. Until negotiators reach agree ment on all terms of an armistice, the fighting will continue. This has consisted mostly of gradual improvement of Allied positions and unremitting air attacks on Red efforts to reinforce and strengthen their armies on the front. Gen. Nuckols said that during today’s meeting Admiral Joy and Gen. Nam, who do all the talking, exchanged comments on their op posing positions and Admiral Joy made a further statement “to make the United Nations com mand position unmistakably clear.” Thereafter Gen. Nam read a statement. He “was pretty im patient” with an interpreter who had considerable difficulty trans lating it, Gen. Nuckols said. When Gen. Nam finished. Ad miral Joy again “restated the firm position of the United Nations command.” Bulletin Interior Bill Blocked For the third time in recent weeks, the House today refused to accept a conference report on a major appropriation bill be cause it did not contain the so called Jensen amendment which bans filling: more than 25 per cent of job vacancies in a de partment. The House voted, 189 to 170, to send the $517 million Interior Department appropriation bill back to con ference. Sitter Problem Solved Through Star Want Ad "We got more than 100 replies. And whot's more we found just the girl we needed for a baby sitter." This, says Mrs. Albert Brady, 5354 Quincy ploce, Hyattsville, is what happened when she placed a classified ad in The Star asking for a high school girl to be a baby sitter. Such results are common ploce for people who advertise in the classified section of The Star. Phone Sterling 5000 today and place an ad in Washington's No. 1 classified n^dium.