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Weather Forecast
Thunderstorms likely tonight, low about
65. Tomorrow, fair and cooler. (Details
on Page A-2.)
Temperatures Today.
Midnight 72 6 a.m._—63 11 a.m.—76
2am 68 Bam 69 Noon 79
4am 65 10 am.'—69 1 pm —81
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Cohn Fears a 'Stacked Deck'
If Perjury Charges Develop
From Army-McCarthy Probe
Claims 'Brownell
Instiaated Hearing,
Now tyes Testimony
By John A. Giles
Roy M. Cohn asserted today,
in effect, that the McCarthy side
faces a “stacked deck” if perjury
charges result from the Army-
McCarthy hearings, because At
torney General Brownell insti
gated the hearings.
The chief counsel for Senator
McCarthy made the charge as he
The Star, in co-operation with
WMAL-TV it continuing television
coverage of the Army-McCarthy
hearing this week. As previously, each
day's entire proceedings will
presented beginning at 10 a.m.
was being examined by Senator
Jackson, Democrat, of Washing
ton, as to his understanding of
the perjury law.
“I know the perjury statute,”
Mr. Cohn said, appearing as a
witness for the fifth consecutive
day in the public televised hear
ings.
“I have prosecuted Commu
nists under it,” he said. “Any
thing I tell you will be true,
despite the fact that I know
the Attorney General and his
assistant instigated these pro
ceedings and is watching my
testimony and we are playing
with a stacked deck.”
Says He Told Pentagon.
Another highlight of the day’s
hearings was a statement by
Senator McCarthy that although
he notified Pentagon officiate
last night that a list of 133 Com
munists he alleges are working
In defense plants would be avail
able to them, as of noon no De
fense Department official had
appeared to receive the infor
mation.
The Wisconsin Republican re
called that Senators investigat
ing his dispute with the Army
voted last night to recommend
that he turn over the list to the
Pentagon immediately so the
Reds could be discharged.
He said his secretary called
Fred M. Seaton, Assistant De
fense Secretary in charge of leg
islatve and public affairs.
Not Decided to Accept.
“But I am now informed that
as of this moment they have
not decided whether to accept
the information,” Senator Mc-
Carthy declared. “The only as
surance I asked was that they
not make the list public until
the persons had an opportunity
to appear under oath either be
fore this committee or a loy
alty board.”
When Mr. Cohn spoke of the
133 suspects in testimohy yes
terday, Army Special Counsel
Welsh expressed anxiety about
them and asked that the list
be dispatched to the Pentagon
"with extreme suddenness.”
Senator Symington. Democrat,
of Missouri then moved that
the special investigating sub
committee give the Defense De
partment the list.
Mr. Cohn said yesterday that
the Defense Department was un
able to discharge subversives
from industrial plants with mili
tary contracts. '
Called in Error.
But Senator Symington read a
letter from an unnamed Defense
Department official at today’s
session in which it svas stated
that “the impression that the
Defense Department might be
powerless to clean out security
(See HEARING, Page A-3.)
Brazil Coffee Subsidy Up;
Little Price Effect Seen
By th* Associated Press
RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil, June
3.—Brazil has boosted its gov
ernment-guaranteed price for
this summer’s coffee crop 19
cents a pound. The increase,
however, is expected to have little
immediate effect on coffee bean
prices.
Foreign buyers now pay 88
cents a pound here. The price
support decree, signed last night
by President Getulio Vargas,
fixed the minimum for the har
vest beginning July 1 at 87 cents
a pound. <
The minimum is designed to
protect Brazilian growers against
market declines. It was pegged
last year at 68 cents.
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Dirksen Reads Monitored Call
From Stevens on McCarthy Row
Secretary Complained in Telephone Call
He's Pictured as Yellow, Army Crucified
By Cecil Holland
Senator Dirksen, Republican,
of Illinois today read into the
McCarthy-Army hearing record
monitored telephone conversa
tion in which Army Secretary
said he w T as being pictured as a
“yellow belly” in his controversy
with Senator McCarthy.
The conversations with Sena
tor Dirksen also quoted Mr. Stev
ens as saying he and the Army
were being “crucified.”
These were the first of the
controversial monitored phone
calls to the Pentagon that were
introduced in the Senate sub
committee hearings on the bit
ter controversy.
No objections came from
either the McCarthy or the
Army side as Senator Dirksen
read them during the 26th day
of the televised public hearings.
However, Senator McCarthy
and Roy M. Cohn, one of the
principals in the controversy,
stood firm in their refusal to per
mit their conversations with Mr.
Stevens to be introduced unless
Dispute Within AEC
On Strauss' Power
Breaks Into Open
Three of Five Members
Protest Move Toward
'One-Man Commission'
By the Associated Press
Three of the five members of
the Atomic Energy Commission
today protested publicly against
any increase of power for the
commission’s chairman, Lewis
L. Strauss.
The dispute, which is reported
to have been simmering behind
the scenes, flared into the open
before the Senate-House Atomic
Energy Committee.
Henry D. Smyth and Thomas
E. Murray entered strong objec
tions to what Mr. Murray called
the “present trend toward cen
tralization of authority” in Mr.
Strauss.
Hit Clause in Measure.
Their statements were made to
the committee in opposition to a
clause of the pending atomic en
ergy bill making the chairman
the “principal officer” of the
AEC.
A third commissioner, Eugene
M. ZUckert, did not file a state
ment on the issue but told re
porters;
“Any addition to the power of
«the dhairman is dangerous to
the commission.”
Chairman Strauss and Joseph
Campbell, both appointees of
President Eisenhower to the
commission, favor the new word
ing, according to congressional
informants. Mr. Campbell de
clined to tell reporters what his
position is.
Sees Shift Dangerous.
Mr. Murray, in a prepared
statement, said any shift from
the present equality of authority
in AEC toward a “one-man com
mission” would be dangerous.
He said he was “seriously con
cerned” lest the present ten
dency to concentrate power in
the chairman would “jeopardize
the effectiveness of the commis
sion form of organization which
is so necessary in the field of
atomic energy.”
Mr. Zuckert suggested that the
congressional committee insert
in the proposed law a guarantee
that all members of the commis
sion “shall have equal authority
and responsibility” and “shall
have full .access to all informa
tion relating to the performance
of this authority and responsi
bility.”
Mr. Smyth argued for reten
tion of the present set-up, under
which all five members have
equal authority and a general
manager is responsible for ad
ministrative functions.
Variety of Experience Cited.
“The strength of the commis
sion depends not only on the
caliber of the five members, but
also on the variety of their back
grounds and experience.” Mr.
Smyth said in a prepared state
ment.
“Since atomic energy will in
creasingly affect our national
economy and our international
relations, no one man could pos
sibly be wise enough, in my opin
ion, to make alone the policy
and planning decisions.”
Representative Cole, Republi
can, of New York, chairman of
(See AEC, Page A-3.)
Stritch Back From Rome
NEW YORK. June 3 UP). —
Samuel Cardinal Stritch. Arch
bishop of Chicago, arrived here
today by plane from Rome, where
he attended the canonization
ceremonies of Pius X.
tyhe Mtienmn J&kf
★ ★ WASHINGTON, D. C M THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 1954-EIGHTY PAGES.
all the monitored calls were pre
sented.
Introduction of monitored calls
between Mr. Stevens and others
in the executive branch have
been barred at least temporarily
by President Eisenhower’s May
17 directive regarding disclosure
of discussions about the contro
versy.
Senator McClellan, Democrat
of Arkansas, sought to get Mr.
Cohn, currently the witness in
the hearings, to agree to intro
duction of phone calls even if all
are not presented.
Mr. Cohn refused, saying it
would be “unfair.”
“But if you can’t get all and
you can get one that would cor
roborate what you have said,
why not agree to it?” Senator
McClellan asked. Mr. Cohn said
it would not be fair to let one
side of the controversy "select out
Df a bunch of calls or a number of
calls which they think are going
to help their side and to exclude
other calls which they think
(See MONITOR, Page A-3.)
2,100 Viet Minh Hit
Tiny Viet Nam Post
In Dormant Sector
200 Defenders Wiped Out
And 100 More Mauled
By Superior Forces
By tho Associated Press
SAIGON, Indo-China, June 3.
—Three regular Viet Minh bat
talions, striking in the coastal
region of Viet Nam, have wiped
out 200 men of'the Viet Namese
national army and mauled 100
more, the French high command
announced today.
The rebel battalions, totaling
2,100 men, part of a regular regi-
Red Rivtr Delta Is Frontline in
Ideological War. Page A-22
Geneva Conferees Wrestle With Issue
of Policing Truce. Page A-5
ment which had been dormant
nearly two months, yesterday hit
two companies of the Viet Nam
ese army which had dug in at
Gung Son, on the coast 575 miles
south of Hanoi.
The Viet Namese companies
fought back, but were unable to
withstand the overwhelming odds.
Monsoons Bog Down
Red Shift to Delta
i
HANOI, Indo-China, June 3 (JP).
—Heavy monsoon rains lashed
Northwest Indo-China today,
bogging down the feverish move
ments of Communist-led Viet
Minh troops and convoys from
fallen Dien Bien Phu toward
the Red River Delta.
The heavy rainstorms also
forced French warplanes to dis
continue for the second day
their plastering of the rebel
forces on the march.
The most advanced Viet Minh
elements from the fortress still
were around 50 miles from the
westernmost perimeter of the
French delta defenses.
Could Attack This Month. \
French Army sources said a
major Viet Minh assault on the
delta still might come before the
end of June. But they still
thought the rains might force
the rebels to defer attacking
until the monsoons end in Sep
tember.
The French high command re
ported another “calm day” in
the delta.
Bombers heavily hit Viet
Minh concentrated in company
strength 12 miles south of Hanoi.
Fighters dropped delayed ac
tion bombs around the post of
Chonoi, near Hung Yen, 30 miles
southeast of Hanoi. Attacked by
the Viet Minh for four nights,
the post had a quiet period last
night.
More Supplies Dropped.
French aircraft parachuted
more supplies to the encircled
position.
The French reported 10 Viet
Minh killed and 10 captured in
minor mop-ups within 1% miles
of Hanoi.
More supplies were parachuted
into the post of Yen Phu, near
Phu Ly, 30 miles south of Hanoi,
but there was no rebel fire on
the little fortress last night.
Canterbury Confined to Bed
LONDON, June 3 (JP). —Dr.
Geoffrey Fisher, who as Arch
bishop of Canterbury is spiritual
head of the Church of England,
is confined to bed with a severe
cold and has canceled all en
gagements for the next few days,
his doctors announced today. He
is <7.
U. N. Takes Up
Indo-China as
Russia Objects
Security Council
Votes, 10-1, to Study
Thailand Request
By tho Associated frost
UNITED NATIONS, N. Y„ June
3.—The United Nations Security
Council voted, 10 to 1, today over
Soviet opposition, to debate Thai
land’s request for a U. N. peace
watchdog commission to study
the Indo-China war threat on
Thailand’s borders.
It was the first time the Indo-
China war crisis was put before
the U. N.
Pote Sarasin, Thailand ambas
sador to the United States,
Five Nations Discuss Asian Problem in
Military Parley Here. Page A-5
launched the Council debate with
a charge that the Indo-China
war not only directly threatened
his country but menaced the
legal governments of neighbor
ing Cambodia and Laos.
After Mr. Sarasin spoke, the
Council adjourned indefinitely to
allow delegations to study the re
quets and get instructions from
their capitals.
Only the Soviet Union opposed
the Thailand request. That act
foreshadowed a Soviet veto.
In the council’s opening
speech, Soviet Delegate Semyon
K. Tsarapkin charged the move
would hinder peace in Indo-
China. He said it would inter
fere with negotiations at Geneva
on an Indo-China cease-fire.
France Switches Position.
France switched from its pre
vious opposition to support put
ting tha, question on the council
agenda for debate.
The seven-year conflict thus
reached the talking stage in the
international organization
wose “moral sanction” United
States Secretary of State Dulles
has made a condition for Amer
ican intervention in Indo-China.
The 11-nation Security Coun
cil acted to examine Thai
land’s request that, because of
the “large-scale fighting” near
her borders, military observers
be sent to Southeast Asia. Thai
land, a member of the U. N.
but not of the Council, borders
Indo-China on the west.
United States Delegate Henry
Cabot Lodge, jr., is the Council
president this month. He plans
to leave tonight for week-end
ceremonies in Normandy cele
brating the 10th anniveraary of
D-Day. , He plans to be away
till mid-June.
Mr. Lodge issued the call for
today’s meeting Tuesday after
taking over the Council presi
dency and consulting other
members.
Nehru Opposes Move.
In New Delhi yesterday an
authoritative source said Indian
Prime Minister Nehru also was
against the Council’s starting
debate on the matter now, for
fear it would endanger the
Geneva negotiations. India is
not on the Council.
France shifted her position,
diplomatic informants said, after
it was explained that Thailand
wanted observers only on her
own territory—not in Indo-
China.
France has flatly opposed all
previous suggestions of bring
ing the Indo-China war before
the U. N., contending it was a
domestic rebellion and no busi
ness of the International or
ganization. The French have
feared particularly that U. N.
intervention in the Far Eastern
territory would set a precedent
for similar action in France’s
nationalist - troubled North
African possessions.
Liner America Docks
After Delay in Gales
By tho Associated Press
NEW YORK, June 3.—The
liner America docked here to
day, 19 hours late because of
heavy weather and gale winds
which slowed her progress in
the Atlantic last week end.
Capt. Harold Milde said the
seas were lashed into turbulence
Saturday and Sunday by 50-
mile-an-hour winds.
Among those on board was
Clem D. Johnston of Roanoke,
Va... president of the United
States Chamber of Commerce.
He was returning from a month’s
visit to France and England.
County Blocks Russian Plan
For 'Camp' Near Annapolis
Anne Arundel County (Md.)
has refused to allow operation
of a “summer camp” at three
houses leased by the Russian
Embassy at Bay Ridge, a com
munity south of Annapolis.
The issue seems to be, “When
is a camp not a camp?”
An Embassy spokesman had
said previously that no camp is
planned.
“The houses are for Embassy
people and for their children.
We rented the three houses for
three months.” the spokesman
said.
Edward Heiselberg, county
planning and zoning adminis
trator, told John J. McKenna,
owner of the three houses, that
i operation of such a “camp”
Timetable Is Drawn
For 15-Month Shift
To School Integration
Plans Start After Board
Rejects Move to Full
Changeover in Fall
By James G. Deane
School officials today began
work on a detailed timetable for
ending all race segregation in
the District public school system
within the next 15 months.
The Board of Education or
dered the timetable prepared
Text of Dr. Coming's Stotamont on Why
Segregation Can't Ba Ended at Once.
Page A-6
yesterday at a special meeting
at which the board took its first
action since the Supreme Court’s
anti-segregation ruling.
Reject Move for Full Shift.
Besides the timetable, which is
due at the board’s next regular
meeting June 23, the board yes
terday:
1. Defeated, 5 to 3, a move by
the three Negro members to or
der complete race desegregation
throughout the school system by
next September 13.
2. Unanimously voted to “ac
cept and file” Supt. Hobart M.
Coming’s plan to start integra
tion next September. A majori
ty of members afterwards, de
spite this vague language, said
they approved of the Corning
plan in general!
3. Ordered Dr. Coming to com
plete by July 1 a new, non-racial
map of school districts. No time
was set, however, for putting
these new districts in effect.
No flat decision was made by
the board yesterday as to when
and how segregation will be
ended. However, it was plain
from the tenor of the meeting,
as well as from the statements
of members afterwards, that the
voting majority intends to be
guided by the views of Dr. Corn
ing and his aides.
Integration to Start In Fall.
This made it clear that the
dropping of race bars will defi
nitely begin in September, as ad
vocated by Dr.
made it likely that the school
system reorganization will be
completed by September, 1955;
also as proposed by the superin
tendent.
On the other hand, it is now
unlikely that new boundaries
will take effect immediately next
fall.
It also appears doubtful that
the board will reject Dr. Com
ing’s plan to let many present
pupils stay in present schools,
even after new boundaries take
effect. Some board members may
still try to block this proposal,
or at least amend it, however.
It now seems probable that
the only major integration step
that will occur when schools first
reopen next fall is the transfer
(Continued on Page A-6, Col. 1.)
would be in violation of the
county zoning ordinance, the As
sociated Press reported.
He said that unless the plans
were dropped he would place the
matter in the hands of State’s
Attorney C. Osborne Duvall for
prosecution.
„ A Russian Embassy official re
portedly told a Bay Ridge po
liceman of the plans several
weeks ago.
When The Star called the Em
bassy today to ask about the
report, an anonymous spokes
man said in effect that people
should mind their own business.
“People have a right to ex
press their own opinions.” a
young lady said, "but this is our
internal affair.”
House Unit Approves Bridge
Across Potomac at Jones Point
Authorizes Six-Lane Project as Bypass; ’
Takes No Action on Downtown Span
By George Beveridge
A House District subcommit
tee today unanimously approved
a bill to authorize a new Po
tomac River fridge at Jones
Point. Alexandria.
Subcommittee Chairman
Kearns said his group at the
same time decided to take no
action on more controversial
bills for a new bridge in the
central Washington area, but
to “leave them open” for later
consideration.
The action today represented
a compromise climax to two
years of bitter conflict between
the city’s highway and planning
officials over the bridge question.
Both the planners and road
builders agreed that If a down
town bridge site cannot be de
cided upon, however, the Jones
Point span should be built first.
The six-lane Jones Point
bridge and its major approaches
physically cross the jurisdictions
of Virginia, Maryland and the
House Group Studies
2 Pay-Raise Plans
For U. S. Employes
Straight 5 Pet. Proposal
Called Insufficient;
$250 .to S3OO Urged
By Joseph Young
Two different Government
classified employe pay raise pro
posals were offered in the House
Civil Service Committee today,
one providing for a flat 5 per
cent increase and the other
calling for an average $250 to
S3OO reclassification, pay boost.
Meeting in executive session,
the committee did not vote on
the proposals but announced it
would take final action within
the next week or so.
The 5 per cent increase mo
tion was offered by Representa
tive Murray, Democrat, of Ten
nessee, the group's ranking
minority member. Mr. Murray
proposed that the increase be
limited to those in grade 13
($9,360) and below.
Offers Amendment.
Representative Withrow, Re
publican, of Wisconsin offered
an amendment to the Murray
proposal to have the 5 per cent
increase apply as well to em
ployes In grades 14 and above.
Declaring that the 5 per cent
increase would be too small.
Representative Broyhill, Repub
lican, of Virginia offered a com
promise administration pay re
classification plan.
The Broyhill proposal would
provide another SIOO to the first
10 grades in addition to the ad
ministration's original 3'a per
cent pay reclassification pro
posal.
Up to SBOO Increases.
The compromise plan would
provide increases ranging from
SIOO to SBOO a year. Mr. Broy
hill said it would provide an
average increase of about S3OO
for classified workers.
The committee decided to in
corporate the fringe benefits bill
as part of the pay measure. The
fringe benefits bill would repeal
the Whitten rider, which curbs
permanent appointments and
promotions, provide for increased
overtime and longevity pay bene
fits and authorizes more “super
grade” jobs.
Committee Chairman Rees
said his group would hold an
open hearing on the Whitten
rider next Thursday. He said
the committee soon after that
would meet in executive session
to report a pay-fringe benefit
bill.
West Point Pictures
This year’s graduating class At the
Military Academy has 36 men from this
area. For pictures and sketches of the
newest Army officers, see
Page A-16.
New York Moorkets, Pages C-8-9
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District. It is designed to serve
mainly as a bypass route around
the congested downtown area.
To Get Federal Funds.
As it was approved in an
amended bill proposed today by
Representative Broyhill. Repub
lican. of Virginia, the bridge
would be built by the District
Commissioners with Federal
money paying for the bridge
proper. The city heads would
be ordered to start construction,
however, only after Maryland
and Virginia committed them
selves to construct the necessary
approach roads.
A cost breakdown submitted
by Mr. Broyhill lists the Jones
Point project’s total cost at $24.3
million. This includes $14.9 mil
lion as the Federal share for
the bridge proper, 7.3 million in
Virginia, $885,000 in Maryland
and sl-2 million in the District.
In an original Jones Point bill
(See BRIDGES, Page A-5.)
Cloudless View
Os Total Eclipse
Assured for S3O
By th* Associated Press
OSLO, Norway, June 3.—Fifty
Norwegians and foreign tourists
will be able to take a closer look
at the solar eclipse at the end
of this month.
A plane chartered by an Oslo
travel agency will take passen
gers up to 13,000 feet when the
total eclipse occurs June 30. The
plane will cruise over the area
southwest of Oslo.
The advantage?
No clouds to interfere with the
view. The fare? The equivalent
of S3O.
A group of Norwegian scien
tists has chartered another plane
Yoshida Delays Start
Os Tour for Two Days
By th* Associated Press
TOKYO, June 3.—Prime Min
ister Shigeru Yoshida tonight
postponed until Sunday the start
of a world tour because key
legislation is pending in the Diet.
Mr. Yoshida had planned to
leave tomorrow for San Fran
cisco on the first leg of a tour
to seek loans and investments
for Japan.
The Diet is debating an ad
ministration bill to centralize
police authority in the national
government.
The 75-year-old Prime Min
ister's tour does not have the
support of 'all political factions
and observers said he might have j
decided to delay his departure to
allay criticism that he was leav
ing with his work unfinished.
The administration Liberal :
Party today ran big newspaper
advertisements saying Mr. Yo
shida “will make efforts to ob
tain investments and loans” to
restore “Japan’s industrial ca
pacity in order to cope with her
over-population.
The ads drew criticism from
Socialist lawmakers who contend
Mr. Yoshida is tying Japan too
closely to the United States
economically and militarily.
Reds Claim Parachute
Record of 23,626 Feet
By th* Associated Preu
MOSCOW, June 3.—The So
viet news agency Tass reported
yesterday that nine Russian
parachutists set a new record by
jumping from 7,197 meters (23.-
626 feet). Tass said the jump
was reported to the International
Aviation Federation at Brussels,
Belgium, for official confirmation
that it Is a world record.
Belgian Plane
ShotUpbyMlG,
Crewman Dies
Freighter Limps Back
To Austria After
Attack Near Hungary
By th* Associated Press
VIENNA. Austria, June 3. —A
Belgian freight plane was shot
up today over Yugoslavia near
the Hungarian frontier. Its radio
officer was hit by cannon fire
and killed.
Surviving crewmen said a
Russian-made MIG, bearing a
red star insigne, dived upon the
DC-3 transport in an apparent
attempt to force it toward
Hungary. They said the plane
opened fire when the Belgian
pilot ignored the MiG's maneu
verings.
Sabena Air Lines, operator of
the transport, declared it was
attacked “by two fighter planes
of unknown nationality." Belgian
officials at Belgrade and Frank
furt also said they were in
formed that more than one at
tacker was involved.
The transport—carrying pedi
greed pigs from Britain to
Yugoslavia—had a crew of three
Belgians and a British co-pilot.
The Belgian pilot and a Belgian
mechanic were injured. The
dead radioman also was a
Belgian.
Two of the several score pigs
were killed. *
Hit at 6,000 Feet.
The DC-3, hit on the left side
by cannon fire at perhaps 6.000
feet, made an emergency land
ing at Graz, .Austria. The Brit
ish co-pilot took 20 minutes to
fly it back to Graz airfield.
The British Embassy here said
the DC-3 was attacked over
Maribor, Yugoslavia. This town
is about 15 miles from the Brit
i ish zone of Austria and about
50 miles from the Hungarian
frontier. However, the British
co-pilot said the incident took
place at Murska Sobota. only 12
mites from the Hungarian bor
der. The Austrian, Yugoslav and
Hungarian borders all are in
this general area.
“Two cannon shells hit tha
plane,” the Embassy said.
A second transport in the pig
lift operated by Sabena Air Lina
flew to Belgrade without inci
dent.
The Belgian Legation at Bel
grade quoted the crew of this
second plane as having inter
cepted a message from the at
tacked plane saying Soviet
fighters were after it. However,
the pilot of the second plane
had not seen the attack and
knew nothing about it except
what he had heard on his radio.
Tito Visiting Greece.
The Sabena planes have been
carrying pigs from Britain to
Belgrade, for the use of the
Yugoslav government, since
May 24.
The incident came while Pres
ident Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia
was in the midst of a state visit
to Greece.
The British co-pilot was Iden
tified as D. Wilson Belgian
Pilot Arsene Devreese received
two shell fragments in his right
shoulder and was taken to a Graz
hospital.
Crewmen of the second plane
said at Belgrade that the dead
radio operator was Joseph Clau
waert and the injured mechanic
i Victor Sluyts.
The pig-lift was organized by
a London firm to fly 1,200 pedi
greed animals, breeding stock
bought by a Yugoslav trade mis
sion. Sabena cdntracted for 17
flighty from Britain to Yugo
slavia and a Yugoslav air line
was scheduled to make others.
The last previous major in
cident of this kind in the ticklish
border zone developed November
19, 1951, when Red gunners
forced down a United States
military cargo transport with a
four-man crew on Hungarian
soil. This plane also was flying
from a German airfield to Bel
grade.
The Americans, accused by the
Communists of spying, were freed
only after the United States Gov
ernment paid a $123,605 fine.
David Lawrence's
Chat With Churchill
CHURCHILL, KEEN, VIGILANT—
British Prime Minister Sir Winston
Churchill symbolizes in his personolity
the alliance of Great Britain and th*
United States, the great tradition
that hos influenced the course of
modern history. Columnist David
Lawrence, after a luncheon with tha
Prime Minister, says the 79-year-old
Churchill can and should carry on.
Page A-27.
IS YOUR MONEY SAFE?—Bank
failures, once a common economic
tragedy in America, hava virtually
gono out at stylo since the Federal
Deposit Insurance Corp. was set up
by law 21 years ago next June 16.
To find out how it happened, turn to
pagt C-8.
Guide for Readers
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