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THE EVENING STAR Washington, D C. THraSDAT. OCTOBER 29, 1933 Agency 'Set to Go' To Give Economic Help to Israel By Garnett D. Horner Foreign Operations Adminis tration officials said today they were “all set to go” in supplying economic aid to Israel under a $26-million grant that quickly lollowed Israeli agreement to co operate with the United Nations to solve a Jordan River dispute. President Eisenhower was “de lighted” and other administra tion officials breathed sighs of relief at the smoothing over of an international crisis that had threatened domestic political re percussions in New York. ' Secretary of State Dulles an nounced the $26-million grant to Israel late yesterday, just eight days after he had confirmed that the program was being held up because Israel was defying a United Nations agent’s decision about Jordan River develop ment. Suspended for Month. Actually, officials made clear, the Israeli aid program had been suspended for about a month. The suspension followed a finding on September 23 by Gen. Vagn Bennike, chief of staff of the U. N. group supervising the Israeli-Arab armistice, that an Israeli power project on the Jordan River jeopardized Syria’s Interests. Mr. Dulles recalled in a state ment yesterday that Gen. Ben nike asked Israel to stop work on this project “pending some j arrangement which would insure in its conformity with the Israel- ■ Syria armistice agreement,” and that Israel “did not meet Gen. Bennike’s request.” Israel agreed Tuesday, how ever, to stop the work in the j demilitarized zone between Israel and Syria pending consideration of the matter by the U. N. Se curity Council. Assured of Co-operation. Mr. Dulles also noted—and a State Department spokesman called special attention to this portion of his statement—that Israel’s spokesman assured the Council his government “would in the future co-operate with the council’s efforts to reach a solution, taking account of all legitimate interests.” Mr. Dulles concluded that American policy “to support the United Nations truce supervision organization m this matter has thus been realized and the im pediment to the present grant of economic aid to Israel has been removed ” The Secretary announced he , was recommending to President | Eisenhower that Israel be granted 1 approximately $26 million for the first six months of the current fiscal year. Gen. Eisenhower’s appoval was a foregone conclu sion, since he had told a news conference earlier that it had been decided to resume aid to Israel. Previously Earmarked. Mr. Dulles said the $26 million figure was the amount which previously had been tentatively earmarked for Israel in agree ment with FOA Director Harold 1 Stassen. FOA officials said they were in position to go forward immediately with procurement of various supplies to be shipped to Israel under the program since detailed plans for portion of the I program had been worked out j before the recent suspension. ] Mr. Dulles said programs for economic aid to Israel’s Arab neighbors also are “in an ad vanced state of formulation, and it is expected that some of them can shortly be announced.” Agent Can't Give Away 20,000 Tons otßulter ly the Associated Press LONDON. Oct. 29.—R. C. Bruce reported today he is hav- . ing a tough time trying to get butter-short Britain to take 1 20.000 tons of the stuff from the United States as a gift. Mr. Bruce said he represents the New York firm of Coastwise International. Inc., which is act ing as agent for the United States Government in giving away surplus butter stocks acquired under a price support program. He told reporters the British Red Cross and the Women's Voluntary Services, a charitable organization, both turned the gift down because they could not afford the shipping and han dling charge of 4 pence (about a nickel> a pound. Mr. Bruce said he still hopes the government Food Ministry will take the butter off his hands. With 20,000 tons the ministry could supply the whole country for three weeks with the present weekly ration of 4 ounces a head. "The ministry is studying the matter.” said a spokesman. Suicide Ruled in Death Os Weather Bureau Aide The death of Robert C. Al dredge, chief Weather Bureau librarian, was ruled a suicide yes terday by Dr. A. Magruder Mac- Donald, District coroner. Mr. Aldredge. 48, was found slumped in a chair at his desk Tuesday with a bullet wound in his right temple. He died an hour later at Emergency Hos pital. Police said Mr. Aldredge had been asked to resign and was told that he faced suspension pending a “routine” Commerce Department investigation of his job. A 7.65-mm. German Maliser found lying beside the chair in which Mr. Aldredge shot himself was checked by ballistics experts at the Federal Bureau of Inves tigation and was found to have no connection with previous pol ice cases. Lt. Lawrence Hartnett, of the homicide squad said. HOBBY SHOW AT EMERGENCY—A crocheted bride has her veil adjusted by Miss Nell Arm strong of 2016 Thirty-second street S.E. at Em ergency Hospital’s first hobby show. Miss Arm strong’s hobby is fine needlework. • —Star Staff Photo. Churchill Wins Test On Trieste, Now Plans Five-Power Parley ly th* Associated Press LONDON, Oct. 29.—Britain’s Conservative government stud ied preliminary arrangements for a five-power conference on Trieste today after winning a House of Commons vote of ap proval for its handling of the explosive issue. Despite opposition charges of bungling. Prime Minister Churchill’s forces captured a 28- vote majority on the ballot, tak en last night at the close of a lengthy debate. The vote was 296 to 268. Foreign Minister Anthony Eden told the House that the most hopeful methods of dealing with the bitter Italian-Yugoslav dispute over the free territory was a conference of the two dis putants with France, Britain and the United States. Mr. Eden declared, however, that Britain would stick by the British-United States decision to withdraw their occupation troops from the territory’s Zone A and turn it over to Italy. Yugoslavia’s president, Marshal Tito, whose forces occupy Tri este’s Zone B, has threatened to march troops into Zone A the minute the Italians move in. Opposition Laborlte spokes men charged that in announcing this plan, the two Western allies had blundered to the point that an armed fight might take place between Italy and Yugoslavia over possession of the strategic Adriatic territory. Montgomery Man Found Shot to Death in Auto The body of a 41-year-old in surance man was found in the front seat of his car near Rock ville, Md„ yesterday with a bul let wound in his head. The dead man was John D. Rice, a resident of this area for about 12 years, according to Montgomery County police. Dr. Frank J. Broschart, coun ty medical examiner, issued a certificate of suicide. Mr. Rice apparently had been dead since Tuesday night. Dr. Broschart said. A 22-caliber rifle was clasped in his hands, police reported. The dead man was a native of Big Stone Gap, Va. Dress Up Your Home for Thanksgiving Draperies Custom Made to Your Order Prices start at 1.98 a yard. Custom tailored to your specifi cations, 81 inches finished length or longer, lined or unlined. A wide collection of hand prints and solid colors. Bring measurements from top of rod to floor and width of area to be covered. Offer does not include swags, festoons, clearance merchandise. 2-Pc. Custom Made- CQ 50 to-Order Slip Covers * milTen'd shops 931 F Street N.W., Washington I Shirlington Business Center Ml. 8-4113 I OV. 3-1677 Both Stores Open Thursday Soon to 9 PM. Sharks 1 Teeth Included in Show By Emergency Hospital Staff What the staff of Emergency Hospital does in its spare time went on exhibit yesterday. The hospital’s first hobby show was scheduled to continue through today in the nurses’ home. One nurse, for a hobby, makes puppets, then dresses them up to fit the characters of a story. Another, Mrs. Gertrude Bux baum, collects sharks’ teeth from the shores of Chesapeake Bay. A surgeon, Dr. William Lyons, entered a model of a two-masted schooner rigged with thin thread. Building the ship must have been quite an operation. Another surgeon. Dr. Harry Fish, turned in an example of his handiwork. He relaxes in his spare time by tooling leather into fancy patterns. First of Its Kind. The hobby show is the first of its kind in Washington. Al most everybody in the hospital’s “family”—even the child of a nurse—entered something. The X-ray men, Doctors Henry Spencer and Edgar S. McPeak, entered their favorite hobby and took first prize in the horticulture class. They raise orchids. The hospital’s chief dietician admitted her only hobby was raising a cat. So Mrs. Helen Boyle entered Minnie, who judg ing from her appearance, gets the right cat food. The collections include stamps, paintings, marionettes, needle work and even a couple of fish in an aquarium. One nurse has entered an apple dessert she originated. Race and Car Fire Beat the Stork Sy lh» Associated Press DELTA, Mo.—Cletus N. Givens sped toward the hospital at Cape Girardeau, trying to beat the stork. Then— Fire broke out in the auto mobile engine . . . firemen raced to the scene . . . one grabbed an extinguisher and worked on the car .. . the others tenderly lifted Mrs. Givens into the fire truck and rushed on to the hospital. Beat the stork, too. One of the hospital’s internes spent his summer as a first-aid worker at the North Pole with the Canadian Royal Air Force. He made several photographs of Eskimos. In Washington ... MWwißXammasmtaimsss—stms—wMW****** * Baked potatoes are begging for ji AILSWEET! Club says— Plump, mealy Idahos with gobs of golden \l4|s / - # . AllsweeTs Hie maiganne with Yes, Allsweet’s flavor is so delicate—so natural it’s the perfect touch to baked A ii j - il BA J!/ potatoes, vegetables, toast or waffles. Taste U fl § «■■■» 11 A N J rfaucAto Ymj/imJ VuM/Cv! —at about half the retail price, with the II Allsweet Plan. Look for details, and a Sterling Certificate worth at least $1.23, inside every carton of Allsweet! 9 SWIFT. ..TO SERVE YOUR FAMILY BETTER I Big Three Reported Urging U. N. Rebuke Os Israel in Dispute ly th* Associated Prau UNITED NATIONS. N. Y., Oct. 29. The Western Big Three were reported ready today to urge a Security Council rebuke against Israel for the recent bor der killings in an adjoining Arab village, and to call for more United Nation “watchdogs” in the troubled area. Israel Chief Delegate Abba S. Eban also served notice he in tends to go over the whole Mid dle East security /question before the Council this afternoon. Mr. Eban accused the' Arab states last night of conniving to keep up tension in Palestine. Western sources said Britain, France and the United States would submit a resolution to the Council this afternoon denounc ing the armed Israeli raid on the Jordan village of Kibya which cost 53 Arab lives. They said the resolution also would call for more truce supervisors in Palestine to guard the peace along the Arab-Jewish borders. Arms Embargo Studied. Dispatches from London said the Big Three were considering also asking for an automatic arms embargo against whichever side the ’Council finds guilty of violating the truce agreements, in the future. One U. N. source said if truce violations were labeled formal aggressions the embargo would follow anyway. The reported plan to increase the truce supervisors brought praise from the Arabs and sharp criticism from Israel. Syia’s Rafik Asha declared, “Anything that would lead to respect for the truce agreement would be welcome.” Mr. Eban said such a program would be “bereft of statesman ship and wisdom.” Mr. Eban declared the Council was discussing the entire threat to peace in the Middle East and suggested it would do well to appeal to both sides to respect the 1949 armistice agreements. Disputea Bennike Report. He took issue with the report of Maj. Gen. Vagn Bennike. chief U. N. truce supervisor, that “well trained Israeli” sol diers were involved in the Kibya attack. The Israeli delegate contended that the attack was made by civilians and pointed out that every one living in the border settlements is “as well armed as possible.” • Gen. Bennike warned the Council earlier this week that tension in. Palestine was at the breaking point and said that unless the armistice agreements were observed to the letter, full scale shooting might start. The Arabs praised Gen. Ben nike’s report but expressed con cern at his attitude that the five-year-old armistice agreement was outmoded. The Arabs oppose replacing it with a permanent settlement. Tomorrow, the Council returns to its hearing on Syria’s com plaint that Israel’s hydroelectric project to divert waters of the MAMS POTATO CHIPS Yeah, Mann! River Jordan deprive the Arabs of water for irrigation and con stitute a threat to the peace. Arabs Hail Suspension. Mr. Eban told the Council Monday Israel would stop work on the project while the Coun cil was discussing the matter. His announcement brought a warm response from the Arabs and was hailed as a move that might ease the mounting ten sion. Mr. Eban had no comment to make on the announcement that United States aid to Israel is be ing resumed as a result of the latter’s agreement to halt work on the project. But he labeled “frivolous” the United States pinpointing of the Syrian com plaint as the reason for sus pending aid in the first place. In view of the broad aspects ROSSLER'S 2543 14th St. N.W. at Euclid FOAM RUBBER MMffiP Mattresses or r/mMlilni- Box Springs ' Fri.and Sat. If you’ve looked, shopped, waited for a fine mat tress at a down-to-earth price, this is it! 4Vi’ mattress of creamy late:t foam—lo" box spring, covered in matching sturdy striped ticking with tempered coil springs. Sold in sets only! Open evenings ’til 9 • Saturdays ’til 6 the Palestine issue is taking in the Security Council, observers speculated that the U. N.’s Spe cial Political Committee might knock off its agenda debate on the plight of 800.000 Arab refu gees displaced from Palestine and dump the matter in the Council’s lap. These observers said the Coun cil debate might develop into a review of the Palestine armistice agreements as a whole with a view to trying to bring peace to the Middle East. Deposits That Play WATERBURY, Conn. (/P). Money and music are partners at the Waterbury National Bank It has 63 violins in its vault. They once belonged to a music teacher, now dead, whose estate is being administered by the bank.