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Weather Forecast
Sunny and pleasant, high about 80. Low
tonight near 62. Tomorrow, fair and
pleasant. (Full report on Page A-3.)
' Temperatures Today.
Midnight 68 6a.rn.-_ 62 lla.m-.76
2a.rn.-_ 66 8 a.m.— 66 Noon —7B
4 a.m... 63 10 a.m. 75 1 p.m... 79
An Associated Press Newspaper
101st Year. No. 192. Phone ST. 8-5000
Rhee's Support of an Armistice
Is Reported Won by Robertson;
Joint Statement Slated Tonight
Envoy Winds Up
Talks Feeling
'Work Is Done'
By tha Associated Press
SEOUL, Sunday, July 12.
United States Embassy sources
said a joint United States-South
Korean statement to be issued
today would show that an agree
ment had been reached with
President Syngman Rhee on
South Korean support of an
armistice.
United States Assistant Secre
tary of State Walter S. Robert-
U. S. Troops Ordered From Porkchop
Hill Under Fierce Fire. Page A-3
ion, President Eisenhower’s spe
cial emissary in the talks with
Mr. Rhee, told a news conference
last night “I feel my work is
done.” He said he would leave
for home today.
The joint statement on the
talks was scheduled to be re
leased at 10 a.m. (9 p.m. EST
Saturday).
Newsman said that withhold
ing of the statement until the
late hour was Mr. Rhee's idea.
He could not immediately be
reached in the early morning
hours today to obtain permission
for an earlier release.
“Friendly Understanding.”
Mr. Rhee said yesterday he
and Mr. Robertson had reached
a "friendly understanding.”
Mr. Robertson, while saying
substantial progress had been
made toward winning Mr. Rhee’s
support of an armistice, refused
to say flatly an agreement had
been reached.
These new developments in
the Korean truce tangle came a
few hours after Allied and Com- j
munist negotiators met twice at
Panmunjom to discuss final de
tails of an armistice.
Mr. Robertson appeared well
satisfied with his mission as he
talked with newsmen after a re- |
ception in his honor at the j
United States Embassy in Seoul. :
Will Talk With Clark.
Mr. Robertson said he would
leave for Tokyo about 8:30 a.m.
Sunday (7:30 p.m. EDT today)
and would confer Monday and
Tuesday with Gen. Mark Clark,
the United Nations commander,
and Japanese officials. .He said
he would leave for Washington j
about Wednesday.
The South Korean President j
Indicated earlier that he and Mr.
Robertson had not come to a
full agreement.
"I think some more meetings
win be held,” he told a news con- I
ference, "but we have covered all |
the important points.
"I think a final decision will
come from the United States.”
South Korean Foreign Min
ister Pyung Yung Tai said that
“the talks we have had here have
ended, but there may be other
talks.”
Robertson Praises Rhee.
Mr. Robertson paid glowing
tribute to Mr. Rhee at his news
conference.
"Never in my life have I met j
a more dedicated man than
President Rhee,” he said. “He is ;
a real patriot. He is single j
mindedly for the welfare of Ko- ;
rea—and I am certain that his j
actions in this matter have been !
well above any personal plane.
"He has dedicated his life to j
a free and independent Korea
and everything he does is aimed I
at achieving that object. It is ;
an object we must all respect,
and I personally have a tremen
dous admiration for President
Rhee.”
Embassy sources here said the .
statement to be issued Sunday I
morning probably will be a one- !
page mimeographed commu
nique. They pointed out that any
agreement reached probaoly
would be a general statement of
mutual agreement which would
not pledge America to such spe
cific conditions as a defense pact
with South Korea, which would j
have to be ratified by the United
States Senate.
Insistent on Unification.
Efforts to win Mr. Rhee over
to an armistice at Panmunjom
have been stalemated by his in- j
sistence that his country be uni
fied soon, by force if necessary. |
The truce draft provides only i
for a political conference to dis
cuss Korean problems.
The armistice negotiations at j
Panmunjom were, as usual, '
cloaked in secrecy. The delegates 1
met for 27 minutes in the morn
(See TRUCE. Page A-3.)
Stocks in the Spotlight
NEW YORK M>>. Following are the
sales iadd OO). high. low. closing price
and net change of the 20 most active 1
stocks lor the week:
Sales. High. Low. Close. Chge.
N Y Central 1392 25‘« 24*« 25
St Regis Pap 551 22 3 < 21H 22»i4-1 , 4
Penn RR 544 22'« 21 Vi 21 Vi— Vi
Am Tel & T 518 154 s , 153 H 154 s . +
Am Pw &Lt 513 2V« 2'i 2Va— Vi
Pac West Oil 4T5 38 33*i 35', —2V«
2Uih Cent-Fx 405 11 s , 16 s , 17V»-fl
Oen Motors 325 60*. 59’. 60 4- V«
Inti Tel Ac T 320 IHVi 16 16 Vi
Minn * St L 308 21'a 19*. 21V. + I*.
Am Gas & E 302 29*s 29 29H+ *• I
U S Steel . 286 39U 38 38Vi — 44 i
Colum Gas - 283 13V, 13 13
Laclede Gas 266 9'/« B'i 8% + Vi
V S Leather 263 16V, 15 V, 1.4*44. w
Balt & Ohio 234 25S 24 s , 24»« H
NY NH & H 226 26 s . 24 26Vi4*1%
Btd Oil N J 221 73 72 V, 72’, +Vi
; rabam Pge 220 1% IVi lvj
Socony Vac. 205 8544 84‘a 34V, 44
2-Year Design Winner Sets
Pace for Soap Box Derbyites
Time of 31.9 Seconds Fails to Shatter
1949 Mark as Brisk Wind Slows Course
Fifteen-year-old John Moore,
two-year winner of Soap Box
Derby racer design and construc
tion, gave the boys an aero
dynamics show mid-way through
the 1953 running of the derby
; today.
John, of 303 Hume avenue,
j Alexandria, rolled down the 875-
Pictures and Results an Page A-24
foot course on Pennsylvania ave
nue S.E., In 31.9 seconds for the
best time of the morning. It was
six-tenths of a second over the
all-time record, the 31.3 seconds
set by Alfred Ashton in 1949.
The morning’s fleetest car is
jet black, with pleated red leath
er upholstery. John’s cars have
won the best design and best
construction awards the last two
years and received honorable
mention this year. Failure to
win this year came as no disap
pointment to him. He had
planned to decline had he won
the awards, friends said.
With an eight-mile northwest
Rioting Prisoners
React to Tear Gas by
Setting Building Afire
First Violence Flares
Since Oregon Convicts
Rebelled Last Night
By th* Associated Press
SALEM, Oreg., July 11
Prison guards fired tear gas into
the prison dining room at 8:15
a.m. todsy and rebellious convicts
answered by setting the torch to
the two-story tailor shop nearby.
First reports said the machine
shop and flax mill, too, had been
set afire.
It broke an uneasy night of
moderate calm in which the con
victs had roamed at will through
all the prison except the cell
blocks.
Warden Clarence Gladden
ordered the tear gas fired to
shut off the supply of food to
which the men had access when
in the dining room.
Tailor Shop Burns.
The tailor shop blaze burned
briskly. There was only a small
fire seen in the machine shop
and the warden said that while
he heard some men were trying
to set the flax plant afire, he
had no report they had actually
done so.
Locked out of their cells when
they refused to end their day
long strike, some of the 1,100
convicts broke into the hospital
for blankets last night and
bedded down in the prison rec
reation yard.
Warden Gladden reported the
situation “out of control” and
said the strike had been or
ganized by older convicts to en
force demands for better treat
ment.
Demands Rejected.
Mr. Gladden rejected the de
mands last night after the pris
oners had milled around the rec
reation yard all day. He told the
leaders of the convicts’ grievance
committee that most of their de
mands could not or would not
be met. *
At this point, Mr. Gladden
said, the two leaders agreed to
call off the revolt, but fiery
younger prisoners insisted on
continuing it.
The warden identified the two
older strikeleaders as Alex Pop
eki, a convicted forger, and Du
pree Poe, a convicted slayer.
State police, called from sur
rounding towns to supplement
the guard force, were on orders
to shoot if trouble developed at
two potentially dangerous spots:
1. A heavily loaded box car
parked on an incline inside the
prison walls. Police feared the
convicts might attempt to start
it rolling so it would smash open
the prison train gates.
2. A fairly light gate in front
of the prison.
Two Guards Escape. j
Two elderly guards stationed |
in the prison hospital narrowly j
escaped being trapped as hos
tages. They had barricaded
themselves inside with two seri
ously ill patients.
Other guards, using a ladder,
rescued them through a second
story window only a few minutes
before the rebellious convicts
broke in. The two ill prisoners
were left behind.
The other convicts demanded
medical attention for the pair.
But Mr. Gladden, hearing they
merely wanted a hostage, re
fused to let any one inside.
Quake Rocks Tokyo
TOKYO, July 11, (A I ).—An
earthquake rocked downtown
Tokyo at 10:05 pm. (9:05 a.m.
EDT). There were no immediate
reports of damage.,
W\c %uvi\m Skf
V V J X WITH SUNDAY MORNING EDITION \*/
★★ WASHINGTON, D. C., SATURDAY, JULY 11, 1953—FORTY PAGES.
, wind quartering across the
: course, there is small possibility
| that the 1949 record will be
; broken, officials believe. Other
i! wise, the weather was perfect for
spectators.
! Karl J. Watts. 14, of 3019 King
street, Alexandria, whose car
won the best design and con
struction award from the Shell
Oil Co., won one of the morning
heats, with a time of 32.8
seconds.
The Derby, sponsored by The
Evening Star, the Chevrolet
Dealers of Metropolitan Wash
ington and the American Legion,
drew about 150 entrants, each
of whom built his own racer.
The championship race will
be run at 5 p.m.
Two mishaps marred the early
heats, but neither driver was in
jured. Bobby Caldwell, 13, of
12610 Gould road, Brookeville,
Md, drew a rousing hand from
j the crowd when he righted his
I (Continued on Page A-24, Col. 4)
Dice Game Gunplay
Kills Man, Wounds
Girl Bystander, 7
Child Hit in Head;
Bootlegger Hunted
After Fatal Dispute
One man was fatally wounded
and a 7-year-old girl was felled
by a stray bullet this morning
when a dice game argument
broke up in fun fire.
Police Wire seeking a man*
they described as a “well-known
bootlegger.”
The dead man Is Wilbert L.
Jackson, 46, colored, of the 1600
block of Gales street N.E., who
died in Freedman’s Hospital
about an hour after the shooting.
The girl, still unconscious in
the same hospital, is Jacqueline
Walker, 7, colored, of 449 King’s
Court N.W.
Capt. Richard Felber of the
homicide squad said Jackson and
the colored bootlegger were in
the dice game with a number of
other men.
One man decided to buy a half
pint of whisky from the boot
legger. A runner was sent to get
the bottle but returned without
| change from a $5 bill.
Capt. Felber said the man got
into a fight with the bootlegger
and Jackson intervened. He was
shot by the bootlegger.
The bootlegger then began
chasing the man he had been
fighting. During this chase he
fired the shot which hit the little
girl in the back of the head as
she stood in an alley at Kings
court near Neal place N.W.
I ~~ ‘
Felled by Bull, Farmer
Sends Dog to Obtain Help
A Montgomery County farmer
was injured yesterday when a
750-pound Holstein bull attacked
him on his farm at Cedar Grove,
Md.
Admitted to Montgomery Gen
eral Hospital with severe bruises
to his right side was H. Dorsey
Woodfleld, 65.
County police said Mr. Wood
field's dog helped save his life.
The man was found lying in the
field after he had tied his red
bandanna to the dog’s neck and
sent it to the house. A son,
John G.. saw the bandanna and
came to his father’s rescue.
AWOL Marine
Held in 4-Mile
90-M.P.H. Chase
An AWOL Marine was arrested,
early today in Arlington after a:
four-mile chase involving speeds
from 90 to 100 miles an hour,;
Arlington County police reported.:
Charged with exceeding 90
miles an hour was Pfc. Lee Rob- ;
ert White, 26, colored, who has i
been reported absent without
leave from Bethesda Naval Hos
pital since Monday, according to
Armed Services Police.
The Marine passed Park Po
liceman Paul S. Jadwin about 4
a.m. today on the Fourteenth
street bridge. Park police said
he was traveling between 80 and
90 miles an hour.
Park police gave chase and
radioed for assistance from Ar
lington County.
Pfc. White was arrested when
he was forced to stop by Arling
ton County .Policemen James
Day and Ernest Davis. The two
policemen pulled their cruiser
abreast of a tractor trailer near
Shirlington Circle and blocked
the Marines’ path.
Pfc. White was held in Arling
ton under SSOO bond.
U.S. Offers Food
For Germans in
Russian Zone
President Proposes
Sending sls Million
Worth Immediately
By th. Associated Press
President Eisenhower has pro
posed immediate delivery of sls
million worth of food to Ger
many’s Soviet-controlled Eastern
zone. The offer made directly to
Moscow by-passed the East Ger
man Communist government,
which the United States has
never recognized, and put the
issue squarely up to the Kremlin.
Russia’s choice lay between ac
j cepting help from the Americans
I they call “decadent capitalists”
j or rejecting aid whose humani
| tarian aspects cannot escape the
I restive peoples of the satellite
countries.
Move Unexcused.
There was an air of suddenness
about the President’s move, an
nounced while he was conferring
1 nTexas with Governors of the
dought-stricken Southwest.
Eleven days ago at a news
conference held by Secretary of
State Dulles, a reporter suggest
ed sending United States food to
East Germany. Mr. Dulles re
plied that he did not know
whether the allied commission
ers in Germany had considered
the idea. He implied it was news
to him but worth thinking about.
The Voice of America, which
beams radio news to the world
as an outlet of the State Depart
ment, gave global coverage to the
food offer. A “voice” official said
it was presented fully and as an
other indication of this country’s
willingness to help the unfortu
nate.
Most From Surpluses.
White House officials said most
of the food would come out of
existing surpluses held by the
Commodity Credit Corp. under
the Government’s price support
program.
But some of the commodities,
like sugar, would have to be pur
chased outright before shipment
abroad, they said.
Foreign Aid Chief Harold Stas
; sen said the offer was made un
: der authority of the mutual se
| curity law. which permits the
| President to extend up to S2O
j million in aid to any one coun
i try.
i Besides sugar, the commodities
| would include grain, lard and
soybean oil, among others.
Gen. Eisenhower acted in re
; sponse to a letter from Chan
cellor Adenauer of Western Ger
many. Both Mr. Adenauer’s let
ter, dated July 4, and Gen. Eisen
hower’s response were released
by the White House.
Appeal From Adenauer.
Mr. Adenauer’s letter asked the
United States to join his coun
try in helping East Germany.
He said political pressures there
were “steadily increasing” while
the food supply “has been stead
ily deteriorating.”
Gen. Eisenhower’s response
was an order to Secretary Dulles
and Mr. Stassen to “take steps
to see that this food is made
available in Germany without
delay.” He said he had in
structed the American charge
d’affaires in Moscow to make the
offer to Moscow.
• “I sincerely hope,” the Presi
dent wrote, “that this effort on
our part to relieve the plight of
the people in East Germany will
be welcomed by the Soviet gov
ernment.”
He said he asked the Russians
to consider distributing the food
through German religious insti
tutions. He invited other free
world nations to join “in this
emergency.”
The move capped mounting
suggestions in Congress for “pos
itive action” to wrest the initia
tive from Russia in the cold war. I
Frances E. Willis Nominated
Ambassador to Switzerland
President Eisenhower today
nominated Miss Frances E. Willis
of Redlands, Calif., career diplo
mat, to be the new United States
Ambassador to Switzerland, suc
ceeding Richard C. Patterson.
Miss Willis, 54, a veteran in
the foreign service, is the second
woman to be named by Gen.
Eisenhower to a high diplomatic
post. The other is Mrs. Clare
Boothe Luce, Ambassador to
Italy.
Miss Willis has been in the
foreign service since 1927 and
has held numerous foreign serv
ice assignments. She was first
secretary to the American Em
bassy in London in 1947 and has
We Reprint, With a Certain Modification,
The Star Cartoon of March 6, 7953
McCarthy Goes on Defensive
As Three Democrats Resign
Stiffening of Administration's Attitude
Also Follows Controversy on Matthews
By Cecil Holland
Senator McCarthy, Republican,
\ of Wisconsin found himself on
; the defensive today after the
) mass resignation of the Demo
■ cratic members of his Investi
’: gations subcommittee and indi
j cations of a stiffening admin
[ istration attitude toward his
’, free-swinging tactics.
■ I The resignations of the three
Democratic members Senators
I
Eisenhowtr's Stand an Rad lisues Laudad
by Church Laadara, Pag* A-2
| ———
McClellan of Arkansas, Syming
i ton of Missouri and Jackson of
Washington—were submitted late
yesterday. They quit in a hard
hitting protest againdt the action
of the Republican majority in
; voting Senator McCarthy all
■ hiring and firing authority over
! the subcommittee’s personnel.
All this came as an explosive
' climax to the still-raging con
troversy over J. B. Matthews,
’ the McCarthy-appointed staff
' director of the subcommittee and
' a magazine article he wrote say
|ing that Protestant clergymen
form the largest single group
Red Soldier
j Holds Gun on
Stevenson
Sy the Associated Prat*
BERLIN. July 11.—A Com
munist East German people’s
IJ army soldier held a tommygun
on Adlai E. Stevenson in East
Berlin today and said in English
“you move and I shoot.”
Mr. Stevenson held still. For
20 minutes, Red police and sol
diers detained the defeated
Democratic United States presi
dential candidate and his party
of seven persons who had set out
to tour the Soviet sector of
i/Berlin.
Before letting them go, the
I police seized all the pictures the
! group had taken of Mr. Steven
: son clambering around the ruins
of the bunker on Wilhelmstrasse
where Hitler is believed to have
, committed suicide.
Then Mr. Stevenson completed
j his tour of East Berlin without
further incident—but with no
more picture taking.
Before crossing over, Mr. Ste
! venson had eommeofld, with
reference to the Junti 17 rebel
lion, “the flame of tesistance to
tyranny burns e«r bright” in
East Berlin.
“I pray for the day when Ger
many will rise again in freedom
and unity,” he told Mayor Ernst
Reuter and other Western city
officials as he signed the golden
i book at the city hall at midday.
been counselor to the Legation
at Helsinki, Finland, since 1951.
Gen. Eisenhower also sent to
the Senate nominations for
three posts as assistant secre
taries of agriculture. They are
John H. Davis, the department’s
present director of commodity
marketing and adjustment;
Romeo E. Short, who now is di
rector of the Foreign Agriculture
Service, and Richard D. Aplin.
who formerly was director of
Agriculture’s department of ad
ministration.
The positions are new and
were created by the Agriculture
Department reorganization plan,
which recently went Into effect.
, supporting the Communist ap
! paratus in the United States.
The Democratic Senators had
demanded the ouster of Mr.
Matthews and Senator McCarthy
had blocked their efforts, insist
ing that, as chairman, he had
the authority to hire and fire
subcommittee personnel.
Resignation ‘Accepted.
| As the Matthews controversy
brought the religious issue to
Senator McCarthy’s subcommit
tee, the Wisconsin Republican
capitulated and accepted the
resignation of the staff director.
But he followed this with a
strictly party-line move to win
a vote giving him the sole hiring
and firing authority. The move
has been widely interpreted as
a face-saving device by Senator
McCarthy and his fellow Repub
licans on the committee. It was
understood, however, that it was
a move strictly within the sub
committee, with which the Sen
ate Republican leadership had
no part.
To add to Senator McCarthy’s
| bitterest week since he came into
■power with the new Republican
! regime, the Eisenhower admin
istration stood firm on a new
and more liberal directive re
garding the use of books by
controversial authors in the
State Department's overseas li
braries despite the Wisconsin
Republican’s biting criticism.
The administration also was
strongly resisting Senator Mc-
Carthy’s efforts to question two
members of the secret
Central Intelligence Agency and
won a delay until next Tuesday
in a showdown on the matter.
Speculate on Counterattack.
Observers wondered if Sena
tor McCarthy's announced plans
to subpoena CIA officials for
questioning was a counterattack
to President Eisenhower’s de
nunciation of the Matthews
charges against Protestant
clergymen as “alien to America.”
The rsignation of the Demo
cratic members left in doubt the
future course of the McCarthy
: directed subcommittee, which
'has been investigating the State
I Department’s Voice of America
i and other international informa
j tion programs, sometimes to the i
I acute and obvious embarrass-1
| ment of the Eisenhower adminis
i tration.
Citing the action of the Re
i publicans earlier in the day in 1
giving Senator McCarthy the full i
hiring and firing authority, the i
Democratic Senators added:
“This means that all members j
of the committee would be in
curring full responsibility for the
actions of the committee, its
chairman and its staff without;
any authority whatsoever, and
without the opportunity to ap
peal to the Senate during the
coming recess period.
See Impossible Situation.
“This places us in the impos
sible position of having respon
sibility without any voice, right!
or authority. Accordingly, we i
are resigning from the subcom- j
mittee, our resignations to take!
effect Immediately.”
The three Senators said, how- 1
ever, they would continue as;
members of the Senate Govern- .
ment Operations Committee un
der which the investigations sub
(See McCarthy, Page A-2.)
Excuse, Please, So Solly
TOKYO, July 11 UP).—Police
were questioning Lee Chi Yon,
a Korean, on suspicion of using
narcotics. He excused himself
for a minute. He walked out of
the station, climbed into the
police chief’s car and drove away.
Hours later a city-wide police
dragnet finally picked up LEE
again.
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Big Three Leaders
To Watch and Wait
In Ouster o( Beria
Foreign Ministers See
Eisenhower; Future
Os Germany Pondered
By Crosby S. Noyes
The Big Three Western for
■ eign ministers were following a
j wait-and-see policy today on
! the dramatic purge of Soviet Po
lice Boss Lavrenti P. Beria be
fore attempting to make a final
judgment of its effect on the
free world’s policies.
Great Britain’s Lord Salis
bury and France’s Georges Bi-
Red Announcement of Reforms Expected
After Beiro Firing. Page A-3
U. S. Aide Recalls Kruglov as Calm and
Affable. Page A-3
dault are studying reports on
the Kremlin’s internal convul
sion sent from their embassies
in Moscow. Secretary of State
Dulles has called Ambassador
Charles E. Bohlen home for
personal consultations.
Keyed to the Soviet develop
ments is another vital issue:
The future of Germany.
The problem is to develop an
allied policy which will exploit
! the tactical advantage handed
! the West by the recent outbreaks
i of violence in East Berlin and
at the same time preserve the
present policy of uniting West
ern Germany into a European
confederation.
Meet With President.
The three foreign ministers
conferred with President Eisen
i hower at the White House for
1 23 minutes this morning. Sec
| retary Dulles described the visit
| as a “courtesy call” which was
deferred from yesterday, when
I Gen. Eisenhower made a hur
: ried trip to the drought-stricken
Southwest.
Mr, Dulles said the Big Three
yesterday afternoon’ discussed
some of the other matters to
come up at their conference, but
he refused to say precisely what
was discussed.
“We spent some time in analy
sis. speculation, you had better
say, of what’s going on inside
Russia,” Mr, Dulles added.
No Pat Answers.
On the basis of what has hap
pened in the conference already,
1 it is a safe guess that none of
' the foreign ministers has any pat
i answers to the German problem.
Each of them feels that the Ber
, lin riots have thrust the German
i problem to the. forefront of the ;
whole European picture,
j Each feels the need to re- |
! examine the German situa- ;
i tion in the light of the new
! events. Each recognizes the fact ,
■ that, if anything, the East Ger
man outbreaks have so far
i played into the hands of the j
opponents of allied policy in i
Western Germany.
None, however, seems to have |
any clear idea of what to do !
about it.
Mr. Dulles, to be sure, has one >
concrete action to lay before his j
I colleagues. Late yesterday the
| White House announced that an
; offer has been made to the Rus
; (See BIG THREE, Page A-3.)
U. S. Incomes Run
7% Higher Than '52
•y tha Associated Prat*
Americans’ total personal in
come will run 7 per cent higher i
this year than last, if the Gov
ernment-reported levels for the
first five months hold up.
The Commerce Department
yesterday reported the May in- j
come from employment, farm
operations, rents and other j
sources was at an annual rate
of $284 billion, up $1 billion from
April.
For the first five months the
rate was $282 billion, j
5 in New York
Car With Dope
Captured Here
Heroin Discovered;
Prisoner Identified
As 'Big Wholesaler'
An expensive convertible carry
ing heroin from New York City
to Washington was apprehended
by Washington police today after
six hours of keeping a watch on
U. S. Highway 1.
Two women and three men in
the car were placed under arrest
by Capt. John Layton, head of
the Narcotics Squad. He de
scribed one of the men as a “big
wholesaler” of dope in the Dis
trict.
The waiting game began at
5 a.m. when the narcotics squad
got a tip that two women would
arrive in Washington by car
today with 15 ounces of heroin.
! Capt. Layton said they found
only two ounces of the drug, one
ounce in each woman's purse.
$3,000 Worth of Heroin.
He estimated the market value
of the seized heroin as about
$3,000.
Capt. Layton and Detective
Sergt. Joseph Gabrys, both on
their day off, organized a party
of eight detectives and four
scout cars. They stationed
themselves on U. S. Route 1 just
outside the District line, f
Capt. Layton said the car was
spotted on University lane just
before 11 a.m. The police dis
patcher maneuvered the four
police cars until the suspected
veheile was cornered at Twelfth
street and Michigan avenue N.E.
Prisoners Being Questioned.
The five, all colored, were tak
en to headquarters for question-
I ing.
I Capt. Layton said the whole
saler and the two women would
be charged w'ith narcotics viola
tions. Whether the other two
men will be charged depends on
what the investigation turns up,
he added.
The wholesaler, who is 31 years
old, lives in the 1800 block of
Vermont avenue N.W. Capt. Lay
ton said he had been operating
for about a year and has been
under police eyes Tor some time.
The two women, one 30 and
the other 27, also live in the 1800
block of Vermont avenue N.W.
Flaming Gasoline Barge
Floats Down Mississippi
By th* Associated Pr.ss
HICKMAN, Ky.. July 11.—A
flaming barge, loaded with 50,-
i 000 gallons of gasoline, was
floating down the Mississippi
River early today after it col
lided with another barge in tow
and exploded last night.
A' second gasoline barge was
burning fiercely near an island
directly west of here.
Three explosions, which fol
lowed the collision, threw* flam
ing gasoline over a wide area
of water.
Radio reports from the cap
tains of the Joe Chotan, which
was towing the gasoline barges,
and the Maryland M said no
crew member was injured or
missing.
The Maryland M was pro
ceeding ahead of the loose barge,
moving down the river with the
current, to warn river traffic.
2 Poles Who Flew MIGs
To West Are Reunited
By th* Associated Press
NEW YORK. July 11—Th#
second Polish airman to fly a
Communist MIG-15 jet fighter
| through the Iron Curtain arrived
here today and was greeted by
the first one.
The new arrival, Lt. Zdislaw
Jazwenski, 22. had a happy re
union with Lt. Franciszek Ja
recki, 21, who has been granted
permanent asylum in the United
States by Congress.
Each flew a MIG out of Poland
i to the nearby Danish island of
i Bornholm on the Baltic—
i Jarecki in March and Jazwen
ski on May 20.
The two fliers were cadets, at
the same Polish air force school
in 1950 and later were at th«
same base in Slupsk, Poland.
3-D Glasses Banned
! MEXICO CITY. July 11 UP)
| The Secretary of Health yester
day prohibited the use of Polar
oid glasses by theaters showing
three-dimensional moving pic
tures.
Mortgage Market
Outlook Discussed
MORTGAGE FREEZE—The Eisen
hower administration's attempt to
ease up on its hard-money program
hasn't had much effect on loosening
the tight mortgage market. Real
Estate Editor Robert J. Lewis describes
lenders' confusion in • story on page
B-1.
Guide for Readers
Amnsemcnts B-14 Lost, Found .. A-S
Churches ...A-6-9 Obituary A-12
Classified .A-12-21 Rodio-TV ....A-23
Comics .A-22-23 Real Estate B-1-16
Editorial A-4 Sports A-10-11
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