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THE EVENING STAR, Washington, D. C. FRIDAY. MARCH gS, IB.W Admiral Sabin Named Chief Os Potomac Naval Command Directed Two Mass Evacuations In the Far East Rear Admiral Lorenzo S. Sabin, jr.. who recently directed two mass sea evacuations of civilians in the Far East, today was assigned as commandant of the Potomac River Naval Com mand. He will succeed Rear Admiral Tom B. Hill as commandant and as superintendent of the Naval Gun Factory- Admiral Hill will retire on April 1. Admiral Sabin, now com mander of the Western Pacific Amphibious Group, commanded the "passage to freedom” sea-lift which since last August has moved more than 225,000 Viet Namese civilians from Haiphong to Haigon. He also was in charge of amphibious ships which trans ported 14,000 Chinese National ist civilians from the Tachens to Formosa. Wife Is Washingtonian Admiral Sabin, 56. who is a native of Dallas, Tex., is mar ried to the former Bertha Bres nahan of Washington. The admiral entered the Navai Academy in 1917. During his career there he saw brief World War I duty on the battleship Maine before graduation in 1921. His first assignment was j aboard the USS Tennessee.; Later he finished an ordnance; engineering course, at the Gun Factory here. Admiral Sabin directed the as sault convoy, involving more than 200 small craft, in Nor mandy in World War 11. He also commanded the close gun fire support ships during the at tack. In Military Government Later in 1944, he assumed com mand of the Military Govern ment section of the Office of Chief of Naval Operations. He also was a member of the State- War-Navy co-ordinating commit tee and attended conferences in California. In 1946. Admiral Sabin took command of the destroyer flo tilla in the Pacific Fleet and later became Chief of Staff to the commander of destroyers in that area. Two years later he was administrative officer of the gun factory. From January. 1949, to June, 1950, he served as deputy com mandant of the Industrial Col lege of the armed forces here Later that year he assumed duty as inspector general cf the military sea transportation serv ice. In late 1951, Admiral Sabin The Hecht Co. Silver Spring and PARKington Open Tonight Till 9:30 PM. Washington Store Open Till 6 PM. 1 wanted spring fabrics! All* wont Halt’ ' Budge,pL" e wLr°u‘ J. f wanted spring weights! nou • • • weights here . . . just spring-into-summer lightweights, a hreexe to wear! i/j „ M „, J? \ V wanted spring styles! r«. JP? \ / j hreasteds, narrower lightly padded shoulders, newest details! / > *T\ J men's »50, *55 & 1 »65 w ) V1 ]J su "* sa^e * mi j ’’Sk-jjfSfc /I • Longs, 37 to 48! \ * Re9,Ul °"' 35 f ° 4B! Here’s the why behind this tremendous event! Months ago we went into a -Ifesf \ huddle with 3of our top clothing makers. We hand-picked fabrics, patterns, \ w*/ % colors. 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Mar. 25.—The worst spring blizzard in three years lashed three Rocky Mountain States with snow and subzero cold today. One death was re ported. Schools were closed in parts of Montana and Wyoming. Else where temperatures dipped to all-time lows for the month. Snow and triphammer winds cut off electric power at Evan i ston, a Southern Wyoming town of 3.863. Auxiliary plants were providing power to the town's two hospitals. A resident termed the inconvenience “discomfort ing" but "not critical.” The lone fatality was in Colo rado where winds up to 50 miles an hour hustled in the Canadian born storm. Carl Gustave Koch. 38. of Windsor, Colo., died in a two-car accident caused by slick highways. Even as the storm moved southward, leaving Montana skies clear for the first time in three days, the Weather Bureau i reported another would hit that State late today, again bringing blizzard conditions. Montana temperatures dipped to —26 at Helena and —ls at | Great Falls early today. Both are all-time lows for the date. George Puts Damper On Quizzing Dulles About Yalta ’Leak' By th« Associated Press Senator George, Democrat, of Georgia today opposed a move by several Democratic Senators to question Secretary of State I i Dulles about the leak of the j ! Yalta papers before their offi i cial release. In some circumstances. Sen ator George said, more harm |is done by uncovering an un | tidy situation than in leaving it "muddied.” But Senator Symington. Dem j ocrat, of Missouri said Mr. ! Dulles should "personally ex plain the background of this | inconceivable leak and he should ;do it in person before a con- ; ] gressfonal committee,” prefer ably the Senate Permanent In- 1 vestigations Subcommittee. ; Humphrey Urges Inquiry He said he had discussed the j matter with Senator McClellan, i Democrat, of Arkansas, chair man of the investigations panel. They agreed, he said, that be fore acting they will consult Senator George, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. Senator Humphrey, Democrat,! of Minnesota in a separate inter view, advocated an early inquiry by the Foreign Relations Com-! mittee. Publication of the papers deal ing with the 1945 Yalta Confer- j ence has kicked up bitter partisan debate in the Senate. The State Department had been planning for months to ! release the lengthy documents! but the timing was uncertain.! The New York Times obtained a copy from an undisclosed source on March 15, one day after the State Department said , publication involved national! security and would be held up I | for. a time. Mr. Dulles then i \ Mail This Coupon to Open a Hecht Co. Shopping Plate Account 0. i Mail This Coupon to Department of Accounts I | The Hecht Co , at Seventh N.W | Washington 4, D. C. ■ please open a Shopping Plate Account for me at ill The Hecht I Name ** 11 I Home Address County 7i. U I Zone State ... 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Scout Danger to Security The Times—in a story last Friday telling how it prepared to publish the papers on an exclu sive basis —said its editorial council had decided "the circum stances clearly established that publication of the record would involve no question of the 1 national security.” Senator Sparkman, Democrat, !of Alabama, said he favors “bringing Mr. Dulles up here to determine how. by whom and for what purpose it was that a copy of the Yalta papers was delib erately planted. It would help get the Nation straightened out ! and would inform the people that officials running our for eign policy are expected to be relied 'on when they make state ments.” But Senator George indicated j he would resist any effort to j bring Mr. Dulles before his! committee. “I don’t think it would be productive of any good,” he said. "Os course, if the committee j wants to call him it certainly can. But in this situation I ! would hope that the matter would be considered as the kind j of thing better not uncovered. I ! ; think it would be better to leave I | the matter undisturbed even if j i it is muddied.” i government to release the al leged letter in view of American j publication of the Yalta record i “If they already have started in America to bare the sins of the past, there is something in this field in Switzerland to catch up on,” the Basler Nachrichten said. “There should be a letter of President Roosevelt to the Federal Council of the summer of 1944 in existence containing remarkable demands, whose essence lay not far from Stalin s demands on his allies to force a march through Switzerland.” The Yalta papers showed that W Fly UNITED AID LINES J' DC-7 NONSTOP m to CHICAGO W^lli Leave J p.m., arrive 2:25 p.m. f aEnjoy six-mile-a-minute speed in the nation’s fast luggage delivery from special cabin-level f/ Jg % newest,fastest airliners,plus delicious meals aloft, luggage compartments found only on l niled :>?' |i|- especially prepared by United’s own European- DC-7s. Three additional flights dailv, including .ft *«.' trained chefs, and every luxury of “service in the DC-6 Air Coach Mainliner service with exclusive |||y| Mainliner* manner.” On arri\ al, receive extra- 2-abreast seating comfort. W «*,»„» Dc.7 S .rvi«... CALIFORNIA pi jj|f Statler Hoisl and Notional Airport. For 24 hour rotervotion tsrvic* UNITED ! Premier Stalin asked President | , Roosevelt and Prime Minister j Churchill to march through l neutral Switzerland to flank * German defense lines. The Basel newspaper said the i government often had been asked about this letter but always has remained silent, without denying its existence. Publication of the j letter, the paper said, “could fulfill a wholesome purpose.” 1 Die Tat. supporting the re- 1 quest for publication, said: | “We do not need to be more papal than the Pope and the i Swiss people have a right to know not only the threats and demands of Hitler (which were speedily brought to their at tention i but also the threats and demands of other great powers and statesmen, whom Crime Buster Enfers Jail On Contempt Charge * By the Associated Frost NEW ORLEANS. Mar. 25. Aaron Kohn, the Philadelphia crime buster who set out two years ago to investigate New Orleans police, was in jail to ; day, serving a 10-day sentence they have seen falsely in a rosier light longer than Is deserved.” A Swiss government spokes man, when asked today about 1 the letter, would neither con firm nor deny its existence. If j such a letter existed, he said, the Swiss government probably; would not publish it since it, was not the practice to do so. I for contempt of the grand Jury. Mr. Kohn was sentenced when he refused to reveal his i informants. | As City CouAciiman Fred Cassibry put it, the city spent SBO,OOO for the probe and “the only person who is going to Jail is the investigator.” Mr. Kohn entered the Or leans Paris jail yesterday, after shaking hands with a grim faced group of sympathizers. He was sentenced by Criminal 1 Distact Judge J. Bernard Cocke of New Orleans. Appeals to the | State Supreme Court and to the Governor failed to delay the ; sentence so he could appeal to i the United States Supreme I Court.