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THE EVENING STAR Washington, D. C. TUESDAY. FEBKt'AIY I. IMB Senators Plan Call Os Other Witnesses Along With Matusow By L. Edgar Prina The Senate Internal Security subcommittee has decided to wait until a Federal grand Jury completes its investigation of Harvey M. Matusow before it calls him to testify. Chairman Eastland yesterday set next Tuesday as the tentative date for the former Communist’s return to Capitol Hill, where Matusow now says he gave false testimony against persons he identified as Reds. The subcommittee plans to call "two or three” other witnesses at the time of the Matusow hear ing. according to Senator East land. These witnesses were not named, but a subcommittee an nouncement said it planned to check “a considerable number of individuals whose public activi ties" have aroused its interest, and to seek “a solution of hither to unexplained conundrums” about them. Subpoena Suspension Asked. Meanwhile, a nearing on a mo tion to suspend a grand jury subpoena served on Matusow is scheduled in New York today before Federal Judge Edward Dimock. Attorneys for the convicted 13 second-string Communist lead ers and a left-wing labor union official contend that Matusow may be "muzzled” if he is inter rogated by the grand jury before the courts act on motions for new trials for their clients. Matusow recently signed sworn statements that he gave false testimony in the above cases. Assistant Attorney General William F. Tompkins, head of the Justice Department's Internal Security Division, is in New York to #lh'ect the Government’s pror ceedings before Judge Dimock and the grand jury. Brownell Pledges Probe. This was revealed after the release of a statement by Attor ney General Brownell that the Justice Department's inquiry into “varying testimony and statements” of Matusow, begin ning with his first appearance as a Government witness in July, 1952, “will be continued vigor ously until all the facts are ascertained . . .” He observed that Matusow's affidavits admitting untrue testi mony “have become the subject of worldwide Communist propa ganda.” The Government presumably wants Matusow to state under oath exactly wherein he gave his "false" testimony. The possibil ity that he originally told the truth and is lying now has not been discarded. Seek Reds' Role. Also the question of what part, if any, the Communist Party, or its representatives may have played in Matusow's flip-flop is expected to be explored. A left-wing publishing house handled Matusow's new book. And the Communist Daily Work er announced in heavy front page type that its Sunday edi tion would carry “Harvey Matu sow's Own Story.” Did Matusow have any help in writing the book, which details his "false" testimony? How was the book financed? The Govern ment wants to know. Seeking $260,000. On another' front, the East land subcommittee announced that it would ask the Senate for $260,000 for its expanded pro gram of hunting subversives in and out of Government. The chairman said investiga tions already under way would be continued and announced new ones, including “an inquiry into what interest, if any. the Com munist conspiracy has in the traffic of narcotic drugs either as a revenue builder or as an instrument for gaining pliable recruits for its nefarious proj ects.” Mr. Eastland also revealed that his staff is studying the diaries of former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgen thau, jr. He said that when this is completed “the sub committee will discuss with Mr. Morgenthau the best possible use of this material in the na tional interest.” Reese (Continued From First Page.) present SII,BOO a year. For the last five years he has been at the top of Grade 15. He was named to his present post by Democrats and retained it under the two years of the Republican administration. Mr. Reese is carried on the country registration lists as a ; Democrat. His appointment to the coun ty manager's post was expected to satisfy those who have pounded the drums for a local man acquainted with local prob lems. The appointment also was seen as the Democratic Party’s recognition of the career service of Federal employes. Pennsylvania Native. A native of Hazleton, Pa., he was graduated from high school there in 1927 and four years later he received his bachelor of science degree from Stout In- , stitute in Menomonle. Wis. He specialized in industrial educa- | tion and social and political science. Mr. Reese later did graduate work in administration and per sonnel management at the Uni versity of Wisconsin. Mr. Reese's administrative ex perience has been varied and has extended into both governmental and private fields. From 1931 to 193 T he was director of guidance and person nel with the Green Bay (Wis.) Vocational and Adult School. He then teek charge of the pur- '- ■ ' 1 —AP WircDhoto. j KEY FIGURES IN MOSCOW SHAKEUP—Usovo.—Seen on a recent visit to this farm village j near Moscow are Nikita S. Khrushchev (left), secretary of the Central Committee of the ‘ Communist Party, and Georgi Malenkov, whose unexpected resignation as Soviet Premier was announced today. Mr. Khrushchev is holding a potato raised on a village farm. , ' ' Power Granted to Malenkov ’ Didn't Quite Match Stalin's By Tom Whitney | Associated Press Staff Writer : NEW YORK. Feb. B.— Georgi [ 1 Malenkov came close but he ‘ | never quite succeeded in taking over all the power once held by the late Joseph Stalin. , But from obscure beginnings, ' this short fat man rose high. | Mr. Whitney was Associated Press cor | respondent in Moscow tor many years. He appeared to have a lot of i what it takes for success in the . Soviet Union—but apparently nqt quite enough. To the outside world, Mr. Malenkov had two personalities, two distinct characters —one be j fore Stalin died and quite a dif ferent one after Stalin. Before Stalin died, he was known chiefly for the scowl in his photographs. After Stalin’s death, he showed himself as a smiling chubby fellow with thick, wavy hair and a winning way. | Before Stalin died, Malenkov never saw a foreigner, never gave one an interview, never spoke to one at a reception. After Stalin’s death, Malenkov received a few foreigners in his office but saw many at official receptions—not only in the Kremlin but also in foreign embassies. He had lengthy con versations with foreign ambas sadors and was frank in ex pressing to' them some of his views, and ideas. Malenkov's rise was as dra matic as his fall. Long a Man of Mystery. For a long time he was a man of mystery, with very little known about his past. In the last year some of that mystery r SI Kara warn ’■ - m M. L. REESE. chasing and sales for the Apple ton (Wis.) Pure Milk Co. and from 1938 through 1940 served as general manager of the Quaker Dairy Co. in the same town. In the iatter post he esta blished and organized an ice cream and milk processing plant. Before coming to Washington he was in charge of materials and personnel for a construction company, the activities of which were confined to road building and bridge construction. 3 Years with WPB. After a three-year stay with j the WPB in Washington he joined the War Assets Adminis tration where he served as direc tor of two branches and was responsible for developing poli cies affecting the disposal of $9 billion worth of war surplus ma terials in this country and abroad. Mr. Reese later served as di- I rector of the program planning I and research division of the Oen ! eral Services Administration and the program co-ordination divi sion of the Federal Civil Defense Administration. Mr. Reese is married and has , two sons, Evan, 15, and Tommy, 14. Mrs. Reese is a teacher in Montgomery County schools and this year is at the West Rock ville Elementary School. She in tends to give up her Job. however, as soon as he takes over the manager's post. Mr. Reese is a member of the International City Manager’s As sociation and the National Press Club. He is a Presbyterian and a Mason The new manager was one of sevei who were in the final run ning lor the post. ! has lifted. The large Soviet en j cyclopedia has a full page biog -1 raphy of him. • He was born on January 8, e j 1902. in Orenburg, on the bor ? 1 der between Europe and Asia. 1 His father is described as an i "employe,” probably a middle • | class business or government -1 official. Although he eventually ' i became head of a government which styled itself a “proletarian dictatorship,” his background f i appeared to be neither prole > tarian nor working class. r He volunteered in the Red Army during the civil war. In . April, 1920, he joined the Com , munist Party and from 1919 to ■ 1921 he was a “political worker” • in army units on the eastern and Turkmenian fronts. 1 After demobilization from the 1 army he studied from 1921-1925 > at the Moscow Higher Technical : School. There he first attracted ■ the attention of party higher ups. He got an engineering edu cation which was to prove useful to him later. But more than this he won his spurs in Com • munist Party organization work. ' becoming one of the leaders of > the party organization in the 1 school. , Did Responsible Work. From 1925 to 1930 he was in "responsible work in the appa ] ratus of the Central Committee of the Communist Party,” ac cording to his biography. Such work often carries more actual authority than official cabinetl > rank. ! Malenkov was soon assigned to j one of the most responsible spots —Stalin's personal secretariat, i Reputedly he was in charge of Stalin's own secret file on party and government personalities From the very start Malenkov apparently was a key man in se lection of top-level personnel in the USSR. From 1930 to 1943 Malenkov was “in leadership work in the Moscow Committee of the Com munist Party,” a key organiza tion of the Soviet Union at a key period. At this time there were emerging in the Soviet Cap ital those young men destined \ to move shortly afterward into ; top spots in the Soviet setup. j Malenkov was the head of the Moscow Communist Party’s per- : sonnel department. "From 1934 to 1939 he headed the section of leading party or- i gans of the Central Committee I of the Soviet Communist Party,” j | the official biography states. Those were the years of Stalin’s ! blood purge. Throughout it ! Malenkov was responsible to ' Stalin for recommending dismis sals of men from leading posi- | tions and promotion of other men to fill their jobs. One au i thority on the Soviets has said < that Malenkov was one of a i three-man committee under Stalin to purge the party. He played a leading role in the 1937 purge of nearly the entire top layer of Communist Party and government posts in order to fill them with new men owing their all to Stalin. Held Key Positions. In 1939, Malenkov was elected to the party Central Committee and that March was elected a secretary of the committee, a member of the organization bu reau, and chief of the adminis tration of committee personnel. These key positions made him one of the four or five most powerful men under Stalin. Attache of Russia 'Frankly Can't Tell' j Os Embassy Effects ! Changes in the leadership of the U. S. S. R. brought no comment from the Soviet j Embassy here, as usual. Ambassador Georgi N. aroubin is in Moscow. He was called there for consul- > ration late last month. A press officer, asked whether the Malenkov resignation was to bring personal shifts here, replied in a half-chuc- j kle: ; ‘2 can't tell you, frankly.” | D.C. Police Inspector Takes Over as Head Os Capitol Force Metropolitan Police Inspector Robert C. Pearce today took over as head of the Capitol Police t , Force. 1 The appointment was made Iby the Capitol Police Board ! yesterday. Members of the board are Joseph C. Duke, chairman, who is Senate sergeant at arms; j Zeke Johnson, House sergeant at 1 arms, and J. George Stewart, ’ architect of the Capitol. , Inspector Pearce will succeed | Capt. William J. Broderick, who' has been head of the Capitol Po-; lice Force during Republican ad ministrations. Sworn in Today. Sworn into office shortly be fore noon today. Inspector Pearce 1 said he wanted to make sure all the members were prop erly trained and qualified. He said he had a plan to as sign the men. five at a time, to go to the Metropolitan Police Department pistol range to check training on fire arms. He quick ly added, however, that he thought at least most of the men already were qualified. Asked about allowing Capitol policemen to study law while on duty, Inspector Pearce said he, wanted to be “reasonable,” but j that when a man was assigned | i to patrol duty “we will be firm j I as to that. He will be on patrol | duty—period.” If a man was assigned to some desk job and looked at a law book when he had no work to do, that would be another matter, Inspector Pearce Indicated. Remains on District Force. Congress will reimburse the District government for the sal ary of Inspector Pearce, who will be left on the Metropolitan pay roll so he can receive full re tirement benefits. This system of payment will; follow the precedent previously; established on Capitol Hill in the case of two officers assigned to full-time duty at the Capitol. They are Lts. Michael Dowd and j Carl Schamp. assigned respec- j tively to the Senate and House wings. They receive the pay of captains. Old System Not Dropped. The appointment of Inspector I Pearce does not mean the sys- j j tern of appointing Capitol police by patronage from members of the House and Senate has been I abandoned. Atempts in the last Congress to eliminate the patronage sys tem and set up the police force under a merit system with civil service benefits and retirement failed. The House passed such a bill, but the Senate buried it. i New College Head EVANSVILLE, Ind., Feb. 8 UP. —Dr. Melvin W. Hyde, assistant president of Drake University, Des Moines. lowa, was named president of Evansville College yesterday. He succeeds Prof. Dean B. Long, who has been act ing president since Dr. Lincolnj B. Hale left the position last; ; June. • ' ■ - i — ■ 1 1 TAKE ■ 1 \ mma mm m command... ■ I WINCIM aaa± aamaa *" 6lt Thrill" ■ I DODGE! H2r I 50 Custom Royal lancers given away fraol ; It’s fun! It's easy! A contest story day! SEE YOUR DODGE DEALER B ’ G. 0. P. Chiefs Agree With President on WaH-and-See View President Eisenhower and Re publican congressional leaders agreed today that the full mean ing of today’s surprise change in Soviet leadership iqay mot be known for some time. Senate Republican Leader Knowland, one of a group of Senate and House leaders con ferring with the President this morning, told reporters that “only time will tell” whether the shift in Moscow will lead toward “peace or conflict.” The Presi dent and members of his White House staff cautiously withheld any comment until their mean ing can be assessed with greater confidence. Mr. Eisenhower scheduled a news conference for 10:30 a.m tomorrow, when he undoubtedly . will' be pressed for his reaction to the resignation of Soviet Pre- News on Malenkov Just Another Ripple, Wilson Maintains Secretary of Defense Wil : son, a man who can laugh ! .at himself, has found an j other “ripple”' on the trou ! bled waters of the interna tional scene. j Testifying before a House ! Armed Services subcommit- j | tee today, he was asked how | the Malenkov resignation af fected the military reserve • plan. “I don’t want to be mis understood. but as f ar as our military program is con cerned, it’s Just another rip ple.” he said with a chuckle. His quip referred to his off-the-cuff statement last week describing the Formosa situation as “just a little ripple.” mier Malenkov, the advance ment of Defense Minister Niko lai Bulganin to Premier and the apparent emergence of Nikita Khrushchev as the real power in Moscow. 4 Discuss Developments, j The President got the first news of the unexpected change i in Soviet leaders shortly before he went into an 8:30 a.m. con ference today with the G. O. P. congressional leaders—a weekly conference on legislative mat jters. Senator Knowland told report ; ers after the conference that j there was some discussion of the Moscow developments aqjt that ; the “general consensus” of con ferees was that "it is too early I to know' just what the signifl ; cance is.” White House Press Secretary James C. Hagerty said the Pres | ident was getting frequent re ports from the State Department on the matter, as well as reports from other Government agencies. He did not identify the other Government agencies, but pre sumably the Central Intelligence Agency was relaying to Mr. Ei senhower its secret analysis of what might be expected from Soviet policy directed by Mar shal Bulganin. Wiley Sees Proof of Instability. At the Capitol Senator Wiley, , Republican, of Wisconsin, said : the surprising turn of events I proves that conditions in Russia j are unstable. “This indicates that anything ; can happen in Russia now,” Sen ator Wiley, former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said. “The ferment is working.” he said. “No man is wise enough to know what will happen tomor row. No one knows now whether this is liquidation or fermenta tion. “L«t us keep our heads so we do not add to the confusion.” Senator Wiley said the shift could mean that Red China will i get new support or directions from the Kremlin. Senator Hickenlooper, Repub lican, of lowa, a member of the ! Foreign Relations Committee, j said the change "might indicate | some turmoil within the dicta | torship there." 1941 Parallel Cited. Senator Knowland Warned the country not to lose sight of an ominous parallel in the resigna ; tion of Prince Fumimaro Konoye as Japanese premier shortly be fore Pearl Harbor “We must not completely lose sight of the fact that the resig nation of Prince Konoye in 1941 indicated a basic change in Japa nese policy,” Senator Knowland said. j "Whether these implications (of the Moscow change) will be directed toward peace or con flict, only time will tell.” Fund for Fire Truck Volunteers of the Dunn Loring (Va.) Fire Department have j launched a drive to raise at least $6,000 by March 1 to make the down payment on a new truck. The ladies auxiliary of the de partment is helping to canvas homes in the area served by the department. Pinay Calls Parley On North Africa in Bid to Be Premier By tte Associated Brass PARIS, Feb. B.— Seeking to form France’s 21st postwar gov ernment, Antoine > Pinay sum moned his country’s top admin istrators in North Africa to con ferences today on future p"''ey in the troubled colonial area. The* 63-year-old prospective premier scheduled ' conferences with Algeria’s outgoing governor general. Roger Leonard: his des ignated successor, Jacques Sous telle; Tunisia’s resident general, Gen. Pierre Boyer de la Tour, and Moroccoan resident general, Francis Lacoste. With them Mr. Pinay hoped to work out a North African program agreeable to political leaders whose backing he needs to give him a majority in the National Assembly. North Af rican policy was the issue on which the Assembly voted Pre mier Pierre Mendes-France out of office early Saturday. Ms. Pinay planned to begin his talks with the heads of the numerous parties late today. 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