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Mostly sunny with high about 84. Tomorrow fair with little change in temperature (Pull report on Page A-2.) Yesterday’s Temperatures. Noon __Bo 6 p.m.~82 11 p.m.__73 2 p.m—79 8 p.m—77 Midnight 72 4 p.m._.81 10 p.m._.74 1 a.m.--71 99th Year. No. 231. Wiley Asks Special Senate Probe Os Crime Here as Maryland And D. C. Step Up Gambling Inquiries Nelson Ledgers Studied by Fay; County Also Acts By Miriam Ottenberg A member of the Senate Crime Investigating Committee last night called for a “complete probe of interstate angles of crime in the District’’ as both Washington and Maryland officials stepped up their own gambling- investigations. A Senate investigation of Dis trict crime was proposed by Sena- j Prince Georges Police Cleared in Tip-OH, But Case May Me Reopened. Page A-2 Nelson Horses Barred at Maryland Tracks and in New Jersey. Page A-2 Senator Wiley Urges Senate Crime Group; Be Made Permanent. Page A-2 Florida Governor's Aide Hinted Scrutiniz-' ing Maryland Crime. Page A-2 tor Wiley, Republican, of Wis consin, in a letter to Chairman Johnson of the Senate Interstate Commerce Committee. Senator Wiley is a member of the five man Senate Crime Investigating Committee which is supposed to end its job and turn over its rec ords to Senatbr Johnson’s com-j mittee September 1. It was the crime committee; that precipitated the flurry of; activity in the District and Prince! Georges County centering on the numbers operations of Charles E. Nelson, Maryland horse breeder and admitted numbers backer ac cused of attempting to bribe the Prince Georges County sheriff for “protection” from the law. In the closing hour.- of the committee’s public life, it tossed one bombshell after another into Prince Georges County affairs as Nelson’s own records and several closely guarded county secrets, in cluding the reported bribe at tempt, got a public airing. Fay Gets Nelson Records. There were these developments yesterday In the wake of the com mittee disclosures: 1. United States Attorney; George Morris Fay was handed!; the entire file of Nelson ledgers;' and papers. He spent the day p6r- j ing over the voluminous records with his aides in search of evi-( dence to lay before the District; grand jury now investigating the Nelson case. 2. Prince Georges County Com missioners formally called for an investigation of all angles of the Nelson case by State’s Attorney Carlyle Lancaster. They were as sured by Mr. Lancastei that he would make the investigation and present any evidence he uncovers to the October g.and jury. 3. Mainland State Police Supt. Elmer F. Munshower arranged to send the head of his investigating unit into Prince Georges County Tuesday to clear up any misun derstandings that might have de veloped because of the work of two State Police detectives as signed to the crime committee who played a key role in unveiling the Prince Georges County story. 4. A private investigation got underway into the part played by a Seat Pleasant <Md.) banker in a $6,000 unsecured loan to a man associated with Nelson in the num bers business. Wiley Explains Stand. Missing while his n .me has been bandied about from Capitol Hill to Upper Marlboro was Nelson himself. He left Wednesday night in his car with Mrs. Nelson and a fishing pole and ould not be located when the committee want ed, to ask him more questions Fri day. He was not seen around his Ritchie <Md.) farm yesterday either. Senator Wiley, in his letter to Senator Johnson, said the crime, committee has shown some facts regarding District numbers opera (Continued on Page A-2, Col. 1.) Two District Men Drown In Patuxent at Solomons ! Two Washington men drowned j yesterday in the Patuxent River at Solomons Island. Maryland State Police at Wal dorf identified the two as Charles Roy Johnson, 38, of 1104 Allison street N.W., and Guy Harry John son, 26, of 3303 Sherman avenue N.W., both colored. A 55-year-old man who was in a rowboat with the other two men when it capsized in a storm was rescued by another boat. He is Lawyer Watts of 812 Hard road S.E., also colored. Police said the rescue boat was commanded by Capt. William A. Dixon of California, Md. A State boat and two from the Navy dragged the river until dark in an unsuccessful attempt to re cover the bodies. Dragging was to be resumed this morning. Radio-TV Programs, Pages C-8-9 Complete Index, Page A-2 $1,986 Per Capita Income Here Tops Nation's $1,436 for 7950 Total Shows Gain of 9 Pet. for New Record; Price Rise Outstripped, but Taxes Take Bite Americans averaged an income of $1,436 for each man, woman; and child in 1950 and Washington provided a higher per capita in come than any State—sl,9B6. I The Commerce Department dis closed these figures yesterday in reporting a gain of sll6 or 9 per cent, in average income over 1949. iThe total income in 1950 was the highest in history. The 9 per cent rise outstripped the 6.5 per cent advance in the cost of living recorded by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for 1950, but a rise in the tax burden cut down the net gain. The department said average incomes ranged from $698 in Mississippi to $1,909 in Delaware and the $1,9J?6 in the District of , Columbia. Near the bottom were Arkansas. $825; South Carolina, $B3l, and Alabama, $836. Near the top were Nevada, $1,875; New York, sl,-; 864, and Connecticut, $1,766. The total flow of income to, individuals over the Nation was a record $217 billion—a gain of II per cent over 1949. The in-; crease in the average income was less because of the gain in the population. Taking the aggregate of indivi dual incomes of their residents,; the largest increases during 1950' Douglas to Push Fight For Budget Slashes And Higher Taxes Senate Leaders Agree On Foreign Aid Cut But Differ on Amount By J. A. O'Leary Senator Douglas, Democrat, of Illinois, announced yesterday he will fight in the Senate for higher taxes and further cuts in Gov-j ernment spending to keep the Treasury out of the red next year. And Chairman George of the Senate Finance Committee served notice that he will try to cut an other $1 billion out of the for eign aid program .when the bill— already reduced'from $8.5 to $7.5 billion by the House reaches the Senate this week. Senator Douglas, who has been in the forefront of the economy drive, estimated it has saved so far this session about $3.5 billion, including the $1 billion the Houst cut from the foreign aid program Friday night. Sees Further Cuts Needed. But the budgetbalancing job is not complete, in his opinion. He said Congress should shave an other $1.5 billion from other spending bills still in the works, to bring total savings to $5 billion. Then, he believes, both houses should agree on a tax bill of be tween $7 and $lO billion of new revenue. Senator Douglas said that with out these steps the Government would be heading toward a sl9 billion deficit next year, counting all appropriations that have been asked for, “plus expansion of the Air Force, plus new military bases” and including cost of the Korean War beyond June 30. His summary of the fiscal situa tion came as: The Senate Finance Committee prepared to start voting early this week on the $7.2 billion House approved tax bill. The Joint Senate Foreign Rela tions and Armed Services Commit tee called a meeting tomorrow to go over the $7.5 billion House foreign aid bill. Some Reductions Likely. Senator George made no pre dictions yesterday as to what the Finance Committee will do on the tax bill, but from other sources there have been forecasts the Senate committee may bring out; a tax program of not mfcre than $6 billion. I Senator George told reporters, (however, that, as a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, he will move to eliminate most of the economic aid from the foreign aid bill, which would mean a cut of (Continued on Page A-4, Col. 6.) Alexandria Race Driver Killed in Pennsylvania Don Sanders, 26-year-old stock car race driver, was fatally in jured yesterday in a crash on a track at the Somerset County Pair, Myersdale, Pa. Mr. Sanders, who lived in the Temple Trailer Village, Alex andria, had been scheduled to race today at Pomonkey, Md. It was reported that Mr. San ders died at 6:30 p.m. on the operating table of a hospital near the Pennsylvania track. He was driving a stock car owned by Dick Morris, of Arling ton, friends here reported. He is survived by his mother, a sister and a brother. Sk Sunday J WITH DAILY EVENING EDITION were registered by Montana (23 per cent). Nebraska and Southi Dakota (18 per cent each), Northj Dakota and North Carolina (16 per cent each), and Delaware,; Florida and Mississippi (15 per cent each). By regions, the largest relative gains were scored by the agricul tural Northwest and Southeast, 14 and 12 per cent, respectively, the Central and Far West regions had an 11 per cent rise. New England and the Middle East scored a 10 per cent gain. The Southwest, top gained of 1949, had the smallest gain in 1950, 8 per cent. The average income for each| State in 1950, besides those previ ously shown. was given as follows: Maine, $1,161; Massachusetts, 1,600; New Hampshire, $1,282; Rhode Island. $1,561; Vermont, $1,184; Maryland. $1,547; New Jersey, $1,689; New York, $1,864; Pennsylvania, $1,523; West Vir-; ginia, $1,049. Florida, $1,210; Georgia, $969; Kentucky, $911; Louisiana, $1,045; j North Carolina, $951; Tennessee, $962; Virginia. $1,158; Arizonia, $1,240; New Mexico, $1,109; Okla homa, $1,070; Texas, $1,278. Illinois, $1,752; Indiana, $1,451; See (INCOMES. Page A-2.) 50 Dead as Hurricane Hits Jamaica; Loss Exceeds sl6 Millions Storm Batters Kingston, Wrecking Old Port Royal; 17 Inches of Rain Fall By th* Auociattd Pre» MIAMI, Fla., Aug. 18.—King ston. capital of the British West Indian island of Jamaica, counted upward of .50 dead and $16,800,000 m property damage in the wake of the tropical hurricane tonight. Rainfall in the violent storm to taled 17 inches in a little over five hours during last night. This, storm warning headquarters at Miami said, “inevitably means floods in the mountain valleys out- Kingston. “It is impossible to have so tor rential a rain without floods in & mountainous country,” storm fore casters here said. Casualty and damage reports at present are confined to Kingston. The old city of Port Royal, one time pirate’s lair at the entrance Convicts Flee Prison In Kingston While Hurricane Roars By the Associated Press LONDON, Sunday, Aug. 19. The Colonial Office said today an unknown number of con victs broke out of the Kings ton prison during the tropical hurricane that swept through Jamaica Friday night and Saturday morning. The Colonial Office spokes man said no details were known. The information came in a cable from Kingston. to Kingston’s harbor, was wiped out. It was partly destroyed in earthquakes in 1692 and again in 1907. The storm’s center passed just south of the city. The tearing winds whirling near the center swept the city with blasts of 115 miles an hour or more, the King ston Weather Bureau reported to Miami storm warning headquar ters. “Weather Office wrecked, all communications dislocated,” said the report. It added that 17 inches of rain fell, and the baro (See HURRICANE, Page A-4.) Families Do Live on Less Than $2,000 a Year, but It's Not Easy It’s possible to live on less than $2,000 a year, leading welfare agencies told Congress yesterday, but it’s far from an easy job. And, they added, it is time the Federal and State governments do some thing about it. Nine national welfare agencies came to these conclusions after a case study of 100 families in 27 States and the District of Colum bia whose incomes range below $2,000. The study was made at the request of the Joint Congres sional Economic Committee. The report, “Making Ends Meet on Less Than $2,000 a Year,” gave case histories on four fami lies in Washington, including families of eight, five, three and two. It stressed that the names given were fictitious, but that the descriptions were factual. Committee Chairman Spark man said that the personal ad WASHINGTON, D. C., AUGUST 19, 1951-144 PAGES. Child Murders Case Closed by Police Bullet Fugitive From Mental Hospital Slain; Stolen TV Set Found in Room The case of two children mur dered in their beds was marked “closed” today as police checked the evidence against a suspect they shot to death yesterday a short distance from the scene of the crime. A television set stolen early Wednesday at the time of the Ficturcs on Page A-17. double murder at 402 Franklin street N.W. helped to convince j police they got the right man when they shot down John Fletcher, about 35, a fugitive from a mental hospital in Maryland. Other evidence found In Flet cher’s room at 413 Va Franklin street included a bloodstained hammer. Police said it probably was used to bludgeon four-year old James Edward Poole and his brother, Paul, 3. In a room cluttered with stolen goods, detectives also found a bloody pair of trousers and stolen wiring for the television set, wrapped in an old newspaper and hidden in a stove. The set had not been hooked up. Bloodstains on Hands. Additional bloodstains were re-, vealed by chemical tests on Fletch er’s hands after the body was re mov'd to the District Morgue yes terday afternoon, according to Inspector Robert V. Murray, chief! Os detectives. Fletcher was shot once through l the chest and dropped with an: open knife in his hand. The .38- caliber bullet passed through Fletcher’s body and has not been recovered. Two officers haa opened fire at; the time—Probationary Detective Carl Rudbeck, Jr. and Precinct; Detective James A. Bryant, both of the Juvenile Squad. The two wert making a routine check of the neighborhood with Probationary Detective Charles A. Mackie, also of the Juvenile Squad, when they knocked at Fletcher’s door. Since Wednesday morning, at least 30 officers had been searching the area for clues to the brutal double murder. Slowed by Passer-by. Fletcher asked who was knock ing, and when the reply was, “The law, open up,” the man inside ran toward another exit, police said. Fletcher, under the alias of Wal ter Connor, had been serving as a caretaker for the Good Samaritan Community Church, and living in a back room of the church. The pastor, the Rev. J. Z. Horton, was away at a beach at the time. Fletcher ran out the front door and west toward Fifth street. The detectives fired several wild shots and started in pursuit. Fletcher darted through an alley to P street, and thence to New Jersey avenue. Detectives Bryant and Mackie fell during the chase, but got up running. As the fugitive turned back into Franklin streat, he was slowed down by a passer-by, John Lee Horns, 21, colored, of the 200 block of Bates street N.E. Identified by Fingerprints. Fletcher brandished a knife at Mr. Horns ahd began to climb a bank fronting a vacant lot at 407 Franklin street. Unable to reach the top, the man turned on his pursuers with a shot through his chest, police said. Identification was made through fingerprints. Neighbors said Flet cher had been around the neigh borhood for several months, and it was likely that the Poole chil dren knew him. Their parents, Clarence Poole, (See SHOOTING, Page A-3.) justments which low income families must make “concern us because they indicate the ways in which low incomes limit indi vidual development and thus limit the growth of our economic and social resources.” The welfare groups told the committee that Federal and State welfare laws need a "tuning up” if the lot of the 10,500,000 fami lies living on income? of less than $2,000 a year is to be improved. This is true, they said, even though some of these families own or are buying on the installment plan automobiles, radios, electric refrigerators, and television sets. “The citizens of a country that invents more new things than any other, and that advertises these things more heartily than any other." they said, "must not be too impatient when the least privi leged of their fellows want to ........ District's Outer Area Grew Most In 40s, With Southeast in Lead Gains in Housing and Home Ownership Greatest in Suburbs, Census Shows Washington spread outward during the 40s, began filling in the District fringes and spilled over into the suburbs in Maryland and Virginia, two Census Bureau reports showed today. More people bought their own homes, a trend termed by the Census Bureau “one of the most significant developments in the past decade.” Within the District itself, the areas along the District line more than doubled in population, grow ing from 100,912 in 1940 to 225,- 252 when the 1950 census was taken. By contrast, downtown Washington decreased from 230,- 349 to 214,711. Housing units studied for the Metropolitan area—including the District, Prince Georges and Icardi Says He'd Seek Court-Martial Rather Than Trial in Italy Insists He Couldn't Get Fair Trial in Country Where He Was a Spy By *h» Associated Press PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18.—Aldo (Ike) Icardi, accused in Italy of slaying a fellow officer in World War 11, said tonight he would re join the United States Army and face a court martial rather than be extradited. “Such a trial in Italy,” declared the former lieutenant, “would be Prosecutor Soys Itoly Will Try 2 Ameri cans in Holohan Case. Page A-5 a trial by enemies in a country where I operated as an American spy. It could not possibly be fair I have no fear of a fair trial on American soil. Icardi did intelligence work in! Italy under Maj. William W. Holo han, an American officer who dis appeared in December, 1944. Also accused in Maj. Holohan’s death are two Italian citizens and former Sergt. Carl G. LoDolce of Rochester, N Y. LoDolce, like; Icardi. has denied guilt. The Italians have been charged and are to stand trial in Italy. Extradition Effort in Doubt. Whether the Italian Govern ment will attempt to extradite Icardi and Lo Dolce is not clear. Icardi’s attorneys, Ruggero J. Aldisert of Pittsburgh and Samuel L. Rodgers of Washington Pa„ announced tonight if such an at tempt is made, “we will success fully fight extradition.” Icardi tonight gave this version of what happened in Italy in De cember, 1944: "Maj. Holohan disappeared dur (See ICARDI, Page A-5.) share in the excitement unwisely." The agencies found need for improvement in such laws as un employment compensation, Fed eral aid to dependent children, minimum wage, housing and health. “Health remains the point of highest vulnerability,” the report said. “The defenses of low-income families are really down when sickness strikes and our common barriers against its onslaughts on health and livelihood are as yet painfully inadequate.” Os the four Washington families discussed, the “Warrens” live in the most stringent circumstances. This family consists of Margaret Warren, 35, the mother, and her children, Thomas, 16; Wallace, jr„ 14; Randolph, 13; Mary, 9; Clar ence, 8; James, 7, and Patrick, 4. Wallace, the husband and father, Montgomery counties in Mary land, and Alexandria and Falls Church along with Arlington and Fairfax counties in Virginia—de picted the move to the suburbs. The number of dwelling units stood at 402,000, an increase of 136,000, or 51 per cent. In the District, however, the increase was only 21 per cent, up 39,200 to a total of 224,300. Home ownership in the area as a whole jumped from 39 to 43 per cent, and in the District itself ; from 30 to 40 per cent during the 10 years between the two counts. There were more people in each i house. The average went from 4.4 in 1940 to 4.8 in 1950. Th Census Bureau said the in -1 (See POPULATION, Page A-4.) I Truce Negotiators Resume Conference In Amicable Manner Laughter Indicates Subcommittee Meets in Friendly Informality By th* Associated Press | MUNSAN, Korea, Sunday. Aug. 19.—A United Nations subcommit tee flew back to Kaesong today to resume truce talks with Red ne-j gotiators whose superiors have shown signs of readiness to break; the deadlock. For the second straight day Sat urday the U. N. and Communist junior teams had met In a friend lier atmosphere than any shown when the full delegations wrestled with the impasse. They sat around a small Korean tea table and studied military maps (New Disagreements May Follow Solution: of Buffer Zone Issue. Page A-6 in their effort to arrive at a solu-j itiqn of the vexing problem of where to place the cease-fire buffer zone.: (Government sources in Wash ; ington said the two sides were try ing to figure out which line each army thinks it can defend in the general area of the 38th Parallel. The space between the two lines then would become the buffer zone.) Muffled words and occasional laughter drifting through the hot, muggy air from Kaesong con ference room indicated that the four-man armistice subcommittee had met again in a spirit of friendly informality. There was no official repqrt on the second session of the buffer zone delegates, whose deliberations; are closely guarded secrets. The (See TRUCE, Page A-5.) is living apart from the family but contributing SSO a month toward their support. The family’s 1949 income was $1,404. In addition, individuals who learn of their plight donate various items from time to time, such as clothing and household goods. The report states, in part: “Their home is fairly accessible to elementary schools but requires a long bus ride to the junior and senior high schools. The other children are still in school, the oldest boy is taking a commer cial course, while Wallace, jr., who is in junior high school, is taking technical training stress ing electrical work. All the rest of the children, with the ex ception of the baby, are in ele (Continued on Page A-4, Col. |.) Home Delivery The Evening and Sunday Star Is delivered by carrier to all subscribers at $1.50 per month. Night Final Edition 10 cents additional. Telephone ST. 5000. An Associoted Press Newspaper WMhinetoß rrTT'V f’TTXTTQ 18 cents and Suburb* I VyhilNlO. Elsewhere Allied Infantry Opens Limited Attack Along Central Korean Front Troops Push Into Former Iron Triangle Following Heavy Artillery Barrage By th« Associated Press UNITED STATES Bth ARMY HEADQUARTERS, Korea, Sun day, Aug. 19.—Allied infantrymen opened a limited assault on a dominating hill north of Kumhwa on the central front yesterday morning. The infantry moved through a i smoke screen laid down after an ! artillery barrage, a delayed dis-! patch from Associated Press Cor respondent Stan Carter reported. It was the first notable push into !the Red buildup area of the for-' mer “Iron Triangle” since the Kaesong truce talks began nearly six weeks ago. Kumhwa is at one of the corners of the triangle. There was no word early today on the progress of the drive. 15,000 Shells Pound Hill. On the eastern front Allied ar tillery hurled a barrage of 15,000 shells at once target —a Com munist-held hill. United Nations infantrymen walked to the crest without opposition afterwards. It; was the heaviest one-point artil lery barrage in the war on the ground. Associated Press Correspondent George McArthur reported ground action along most of the front continued lightly, mostly patrol probing. There was fierce local fighting in the eastern and west-! (central sectors, however. ! In the air scores of American and Communist jet fighters tan (gled in two swirling battles over northwest Korea yesterday. The flashing dogfights involved 111 planes 6 miles above the Sin uiju area, near the Yalu river boundary of Manchuria. One Red jet was reported probably de stroyed, another damaged. Red Jets Sent Out. The Air Force reported the j Communist sent 54 Russian-type, \ MIG-15 jets into the two air bat tles. Fifty-seven F-86 Sabre jets of the United States sth Air Force met them. One swept-wing Red jet was damaged in the first swirling bat-: tie which was joined when 30' MIGs. gaining altitude behind the safety of the Yalu, jumped 29 Sabre jets south of the river. Later in the afternoon 24 MIGs challenged 28 Sabre jets in a 10- minute battle. It ranged from an (altitude of 15,000 to 35,000 feet. Biggest Since July 21. These were evidently the larg est jet air battles, in the number of planes involved, since July 21 when 15 United States Marine Panther jets met 18 MIGs. No losses were reported in that scrap. n | (See KOREA, Page A-5.) *1 e Ridgway's Office Sees - Hope for Armistice By th» Associated Press f TOKYO, Sunday, Aug. 19. Gen. Matthew B. Rigway’s in fc formation office expressed hope d today the subcommittee talks on a buffer zone for Korea might s soon lead to an armistice. In one of the most optimistic 8 statements issued by the United e Nations command, the office said: s. “Perhaps the fact that such a i subconference was so readily agreed to indicates that one agree ment may lead to another, s “If this is so, it is to be hoped s that an actual armistice maye be i in sight. r "If the Communist purpose of s the whole peace conference is to ■ stall for time, the small sessions • will show it up plainly. s “If they intend to do business ’ as the free world hopes it is possible that the new develop | ments may produce a reasonable ’ basis for concluding the con » ferences soon.” Morse Attacks G. 0. P. Report On MacArthur Accuses Colleagues Os Bias in Defense Os General's Stand By Cecil Holland Senator Morse, Republican, of Oregon, yesterday accused fellow Republican members of the joint Senate committee that investi gated the MacArthur controversy with issuing a “highly partisan and biased report.” i “I am satisfied that time will prove that even as a bit of poli tical strategy they are making a great mistake,” Senator Morse said in a statement. He declared that the record of the MacArthur hearings satisfied him completely that President Truman not only was justified in removing Gen. MacArthur as Far Eastern commander but that it was “the President’s duty” to re call hits. “In fact.” Senator Morse added, “I think he should have recalled ! him many months before he did.” Report Due Late Today. Eight Republican members of the joint investigating committee I—Armed 1 —Armed Services and Foreign Re lations —have filed and made avail able for publication late today a report on individual views severly criticizing the administration’s Far Eastern policies and the way in which the President handled the dismissal of Gen. MacArthur. Those who signed the report are Senators Bridges of New Hamp shire, Cain of Washington, Hick enlooper of lowa, Knowland of California, Wiley of Wisconsin, Flanders of Vermont, Brewster of , Maine and Smith of New Jersey. Senator Wiley, informed of Sen ator Morse’s statement, retorted: “The report will speak for itself. I don’t think it’s as biased as Sen ! ator Morse.” Lodge, Saltonstall Concur in Part. Two other Republican members of the committee—Senators Lodge ;and Saltonstall, of Mass achusetts—have filed statements ! agreeing in part with some of the [Conclusions in the Republican re port. Their views will be made known at the same time the report ;! is released. Other Republicans on the in vestigating committee were Sen r ator Morse and Tobey, of New , Hampshire. Senator Morse has been in a hospital recovering from a fractured jaw, and Senator To- K bey has been ill at his home in ; New Hampshire. Neither took part in the meeting Friday when the - committee voted, 20 to 3, against ) filing a report but permitting in . dividual members to express their s views in a record of the hearings ;! being transmitted to the Senate. ;j Release of the Republican views is expected to start another round . in the flaming MacArthur contro ; versy which began when Mr. Tru man abruptly relieved the Far Eastern commander April 11 as a result of differences and Gen. ■ MacArthur's published comments on the way he thought the Korean war should be conducted. Democrats Withhold Comment. For the most part, Democratic members of the two committees withheld any critical comment about the Republican action pend ing the actual release of the report. But it was considered almost cer tain they would have occasion to express their views after the con troversial report became public. Senator George, Democrat, of j Georgia, a member of the inves tigating committee, said whether he issues a statement of his views “depends largely on whrt other reports are made.” Chairman Russell of the joint committee, has opposed the filing of any reports and cited as one reason the possible effect this ’jmight have on the Kaesong peace . negotiations for ending the Ko- (See MacARTHUR, Page A-3.) ; Back Civil Defense Or End It, Chief Says Civil Defense Administrator Millard Caldwell told Congress yes terday it should “kill civil defense | or support it.” Mr. Caldwell issued a statement protesting an 88 per cent slash in his proposed funds for the present fiscal year. The House Appropriations Com mittee cut the fund from $535 | million to $65.2 million, saying Mr. Caldwell had no “realistic, well co ordinated plan.” It told his agency to come back when it had such a plan. The funds were asked for bomb shelters, medical supplies, infor mation programs and other means of preparing for an atomic attack. Mr. Caldwell insisted his pro gram was realistic. . “The committee,” he said, “recommends just enough money to keep civil defense in a linger ing state of ineffectiveness.” Another Federal agency, the Na tional Science Foundation, pro tested a 98 per cent slash the com mittee made in its fluids. Its al lotment was cut from sl4 million to $300,000. The foundation was set up to support basic research and grant fellowships for training scientists. In a statement it warned that there will be a “desperately critical” shortage of scientifie manpower.