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WEATHER FORECAST Mostly many today, high 73. Fair and cool again tomorrow. (Full report plutf reseat foreeast on Face A-3.) Hearty Temperature* Moon 71 « pm —70 11 pm... .63 3 pjn. 71 • p.m —88 Midnight, 00 4 pan.—7l io pjn.—o3 l an.—6o 103 d Year. No. 275. Phone ST. S-5000 District Faces Collapse of Dope Control Commitment Law To End on July 1; Traffic Worsens By MIRIAM OTTENBERG Neat July 1, the District faces the collapse of its entire pro* gram to compel dope addicts to take treatment. The deadline approaches at a time when police say the dope traffic Is getting worse here and addicts are being rounded up at the rate of (me a day. This Is the situation developed In a Star survey of what is being done to get dope addicts off the streets of Washington: - The city pioneered in getting a law to compel addicts to be hospitalized until they are “re habiliated.” That was in June, 1953, to become effective in De cember, 1953. No Place te Put Them But there was no place to put the addicts. So, Congress In May, 1954. passed a “temporary*’ law allowing the District to send up to $0 addicts at a time to the Federal narcotics hospitals. The Dist Act, meanwhile, was to de velop its own facilities before the law expired on July 1.1956. There has been conversation but no action. The District is no nearer to developing its own facilities than it was two years ago. The Commissioners now plan to ask Congress for a two-year extension of the "temporary” law. But they may run into trouble. At the recent hearings of the Senate Narcotics Subcommittee, Public Health Service experts were asked if they believed the States should have the same privilege as the District—the right to commit addicts to the '--..Federal narcotics hospitals. V These experts replied that, in thhir opinion, if this right were givgn to the States it shdtild be conditioned on the States’ guar anteeing a follow-up program to help the addicts get on their fast. Rehabilitation Needed They made the point that hos pitalisation was but the first step. They said they could re lieve the addicts of their physi cal dependence on drug, but that was only the beginning. The addicts, they said, had to be put into jobs, bad to be housed out of their old environment, kept away from the people who had gotten them on drugs. The addicts, they said, needed con tinuing psychiatric treatment for what is distinctly mental ill-! ness. These experts were speaking as individuals but they were en larging on the official statement of Surgeon General Leonard Scheele, who testified that it* was up to the local communities to work out rehabilitation programs for the addicts. The District has no real fol low-up program for the addicts returning from the Federal Nar cotics Hospital at Lexington, Ky. /The Star survey pointed up other weak spots in the District’s handling of dope addicts. Late 4n 1953, a narcotics ward was built at District General Hospital at a cost of $30,000. Its rooms capable of housing 20 addicts at a time—have bars so addicts reluctant to take treat ment can’t escape. It was in tended to house addicts both while they were undergoing weeks of examination and while they were waiting transportation Continued on Page A-6, Col. C Auto Kills Woman, 40, As She Steps Off Curb Mrs. Dorothy F. Carter, 40. - colored, of 1413 C street S.E., was killed last night In an acci dent in the 300 block of Kentucky avenue SB. Police said Mrs. Carter, walk ing home about 9 p.m., stepped off the curb Into the path of an auto which struck her. The driver, Melvin R. Garner, 22, colored, of 534 Fourteenth street S.E., was not charged pending further investigation. Mrs. Carter was pronounced dead on arrival at District Gen eral Hospital. Her body was identified by a daughter. Mrs. Delores E. Pitts, 1218 D street S.E., and a brother, James B. Simms, of 643 Fldrence street S.E. The death was the District’s 49th traffic fatality this year. At the same date last year, there were 41. 'BOY MICTS GIRL' IN STAR TOMORROW loginning tomorrow in Hie comic pagoi of The Star you will find • new two-pond hirmoroui cartoon en titled, "ley Meets Girl." Some of life’s most comical situa tions arise in "toy Moots Girl." Few con depict them bettor then thn famous pantomime artist, John Henry ItousPn. So watch for tha frtsh, original and humorous approach to usual and unusuol incidents in the now fea ture, "loy Meets Girl," storting to morrow in The Stor. Fhond Ster ling 3-5000 now for home delivery. ©he Sunday Sfetf- J WITH DAILY EVENING EDITION President's Doctors Keep Alert for Complications Eisenhower Continues Making Gains; Enters Second Week of Critical Period By GARNETT D. HORNER ntor Stair Correspondent DENVER, Oct. I—President Eisenhower. had “an excellenti day” as he safely passed today the midway point of the most! critical period of recovery from i his heart attack. His encouraging progress led > his associates to make tentative plans for him to sign next week some more official papers of such i a routine nature as not to im pose spy strain on him. But they and the President’s doctors kept their fingers crossed lest complications arise to set (hack his recovery from the coro- i nary thrombosis that struck him early last Saturday mpming. The; danger of complications arising Is greatest during the first two weeks such at attack. “Relaxed and Comfortable” Entering the second week of his long fight back toward: health, the President was de-j scribed by his physicians asj “relaxed" and “comfortable” in his bed at Fitzsimons Army Hospital. As he prepared for sleep to night, they issued a bulletin at 8:45 pm. MST (10:45 pm. EST), reporting: l “The President’s condition i continues to be satisfactory with-; , out complications. He had. an 1 i excellent day." White House Press Secretary; i James C. Hagerty disclosed the ' tentative plans for letting Mr. ’ Eisenhower undertake new offi cial but untiring actions from . his hospital bed next week after > he and Sherman Adams, top , assistant to the President, held' i Iron Curtain Doctors Found 'Doing Good Job' Ry JOHN McKELWAY i ' The first American “delega-i , tion” to examine Russian medi cine since 1945 is back with the 1 report that Soviet doctors are' practicing good medicine—by : their standards. i The “delegation” is composed i of MaJ. Paul Schafer, 40. Army : chest surgeon, and his wife, Eliz- i , abeth, a former nurse, es 5005 Garfield street N.W. They spent i August in Russia at the invite -1 tion of the Soviet Ministry of < , Health. At one point they were i i referred to as “the American i delegation” by a confused cus- i toms man at the border. During the trip, the doctor was told of \ such happenings as, blood being ; successfully used in transfu- , sions, though it had been drawnL from the dead; he’learned of a . technique capable of preserving , I'Whole blood up to 100 days and i naturally compared that with ; i the 21 to 30-day life of whole : i blood in the United States. He : saw “family doctors” making . house - calls in automobiles i owned by the State, and he re- j . members an administrator of a ■ . 2,400-bed hospital stopping at i i :ountless bedsides and calling j i patients by their first name— ! evidence that the “art of medi- ! I cine,” at least, still survives in I the land of communism, i Allowed to See All > The doctor, chief of vascular »and thoracic surgery at Walter • Reed Army Medical Center, and • his wife, found medical centers i from Moscow to Sochi on the ; Black Sea completely open for i their inspection. The two vigor i ously snapped pictures and took i notes wherever they went and “worked” and average of 14 to 16 hours a day. “We were at all times.” the doctor said, afforded the utmost in friendliness and hospitality. . We Were given the opportunity; -to see everything, allowed to ■ photograph everything. Our gear; ' and luggage were never in spected. Accomodations were the ! ■ finest. The food was superb.” j I Dr. Schafer feels comparisons • of two widely separated methods; iof improving the health of a , people in Russia and the United < States can only be judged on the 1 In response to numerous telephone inquiries, the | following statement is made: The Sunday Star 15' The price of The Sunday Star remains at fifteen cents per copy and the price of The Evening Star remains at 5 cents per copy. There is also no increase in the price of The Evening and Sunday Star delivered to your home for only $1.75 per month. The Sunday Star has always been the best newspaper buy in Washington and it is even more so now. Among its outstanding features are The Star Pictorial Magazine, This Week Magazine, Washington's only Review of The Week plus complete local, national and world news coverage. Are you reading Anne Morrow Lindbergh's "Gift From the Sea"? The fourth installment, "The Changing Pattern of Marriage," appears today on Page D-3. Phone STerling 3-5000 now for home delivery **★ WASHINGTON, D. C., OCTOBER 2, 1955-188 PAGES. a long consultation with his physicians today. Mr. Hagerty said it is a “fair assumption” that during next week Mr. Eisenhower will be signing more papers which, like two Foreign Service appoint ment lists he signed last night, do not call for any policy deci sions. Mr. Adams, top assistant to Mr. Eisenhower, visited with him briefly in his hospital room late today for the first time since he was stricken. Mr. Hagerty told newsmen that Mr. Adams was with the Presi dent for only five or six minutes. He described it "just a social visit” with no business discussed. Mr. Hagerty said the Adams- Etsenhower talk was almost en tirely about Mr. Adams’ fishing ; experiences on his European va cation trip from which he re turned early this week. Satisfactory Progress Mr. Hagerty said the doctors told Mr. Adams that Mr. Eisen hower is not "out of the woods" yet, although he is making satis factory progress so far. The press secretary emphasized that “nobody is going to dis turb” the rest, free from any physical or mental strain, pre scribed for the President through next week. He said the documents which may be signed by Mr. Eisenhower next week will not be put before him unless the doctors agree that such action will not jeopardise his recovery. He said they were; ; “not urgent." “There is nothing before us now that has a date limit” on it I Continued on Fage A-S, Col. 3 ! basis of each country’s stand ards. As he says, “we couldn't jmove our system there nor could 'they Institute thelr’s here.” I But his impression is that Sov iet medicine has been steadily progressing along with ours de spite the chasm between the two. He found we were “ahead here, but they were ahead there.” “Doing A Good Job” And. he adds, “by their stand ards. it looks to me like Soviet medicine is doing a good job.” At the moment, the thing that excites the doctor is that he was given the nod by an official of the Soviet Ministry of Health that: Russia would quickly and favor ably react to talks seeking an! exchange of doctors—one simi lar to the recent swap of farm ers. The trip grew out of a meeting Dr. Schafer had with a Russian’ Professor of Medicine, B. V. Pet rovsky, last September at the World Congress of Cardiology held in Washington. The two men, both surgeons, had common interests and hit it off well. The result was an invitation from the Soviet Ministry of Health—ln stigated by the professor—to both the doctor and his wife. The couple landed in Moscow August 2 and left on the 27th. They met and talked with health administrators, professors of medicine, doctors and nurses. “And everywhere,” the Major See SCHAFER. Page A-5 Dodgers Tie World Series; Maryland and Redskins Win Baseball and professional foot ball Btole*part of the sports spotlight yesterday in a day 'normally dominated by college football. > The Brooklyn Dodgers made :lt a new World Series by out islugging the New York Yankees, 8-5. at Ebbets Field to even the games won at two each. Maryland’s top-ranked football team won Its third straight last night, beating Baylor, 20-6, at Employe Plan To fyiy Transit Waits on Union 2 Pension Funds Involved in Bid For D. C. Busline . Ry FRANCIS P. DOUGLAS Success of a plan by Capital Transit Co. employes to buy con trol of the company and op | crate it depends on the attitude ; of the bus and trolley operators and other union workers. Harry T. Bmyth, leader of a , group of salaried employes ne gotiating with Louis E. Wolf son, | board chairman, for the purchase of control, conceded yesterday ! that success is contingent on . the union coming in. : But he expressed confidence • the union workers would back ’ the deal. A statement by Walter Bler wagen, union president, left the matter indefinite, however. He 1 said: “About all I can say about our part now Is that we are Inter ’ ested in anything that might bring about effective, respond -1 ble control in the public inter ’ est, whether by employes or by ’ community-minded citizens.” [ Deadline Draw* Near Meanwhile, the deadline for , filing proposals to conduct the . transit facilities here In arf all > bus operation was drawing near. [ Unless the time Is extended l»ro . posals must be filed by 10 am., . October 10—a week from tomor row. • i The plans of Mr. Smyth and t his group involve utilizing two . pension funds. One Is main ‘ twined for the hourly employee, the union members. The other is for the salaried employes. The two funds would furnish the major part of the money, with most of It coming from the union pension fund. Bernard Cushman, attorney for the union, said the notion that the union pension fund ; could be used for purchase of ! Capital Transit stock la “not free from doubt.” He said, however, that the r pension fund committee, com . posed of three members repre . seating the company and three , representing the union, about a year ago approved the invest ment of a certain percentage of the assets in sound common ' stocks. ’ Petition Funds “Sacrosanct” While Capital Transit-stock ’ has had a good dividend record, l it is not regarded as a “blue chip” :: issue. Mr. Cushman said the pension funds have always been '•regarded as sacrosanct.” There is about $4 million in the union pension fund, administered by the joint committee. There is about $1.5 million in the salaried .employes pension fund. According to Mr. Smyth, the !i first step in the use of the funds ; would be to buy annuities for the pensioners on the rolls. That would assure the continuity of \ the pensions being paid. ; Next, the funds would invest' ‘ their money in Capital Transit ' stock bought from the Wolfson 1 interests. This would involve: liquidating present assets which! r Mr. Cushman said consist of real, . estate mortgages. Government i bonds and, to a minor extent, : high grade common stocks. Mr. Smyth said control held by ‘ the funds would be voted by thelrj > See TRANSIT, sage A-6! !• ■ Waco, Tex., with three touch s down passes. rj Last night In Philadelphia, the • Washington Redskins stunned;! the favored Eagles, 31*30.1, > scoring four times in the third' • quarter to rub out a 16-0 deficit. I Also last night, the Baltimore e Colts beat the Detroit Lions, 28-Si 13, in another National Football' il League game. t| College teams in the District! t area showed impressively when! .George Washington blanked Virginia, 13-0; Navy smothered South Carolina, 26-0, and How ard defeated District Teachers, 14-7. Maryland defeated Baylor, 20-6, at Waco, Tex. Across the Nation, top games resulted in Army romping over Penn State, 3S-6; Michigan rally ing for a 14-7 triumph over Michigan State before a crowd of 97,237; Notre Dame scoring its second shutout, 19-0, over Indiana; Oklahoma powering past Pittsburgh, 26-14, and Stan ford upsetting last year’s na tional champion, Ohio State, 6-0. Details in sports section. , Second Union Rejects Westinghouse Raise PITTSBURGH, Oct. 1 m.— Westinghouse Electric Corpora tion’s offer of a 16 per cent wage increase over a 6-year period today was turned down by m: second of tour unions. The Independent United Elec trical Workers, representing 12,- i 000 employes, joined the CIO i International Union of Electricali Workers with a 44,000 member , ship, in rejecting the proposal, i Frances Withdrawal Raises Crisis in U.N. JK "*T'* •• >' 4’ - * nk £...*■# -* 1 •V. : v4f '• /T-V . ■ ■* V : '• ; v -v Z m.. ': , • M ' -£gg^H|9Z mL I flcyukJL ■, 1 ■ IIP ~~~ yßy - 1 JHL mmr ACRES OF FLIGHT DECK—Portsmouth, Va.—Airman Bobbie Conner of Oak Ridge, Tenn., stares out across the four acres of. flight deck as the U. 6. S. For restal is commissioned at ceremonies yesterday. The super carrier’s “island” is in the background. (Story on Page A-3.)—Btar Staff Photo by Gene Abbott. C&O CANAL DIKE LACKS DUTCH BOY TO PLUG BIG LEAK A littl* Dutch toy with a great big thumb what United States Park Police needed last night when the C. & O. canal dike sprang a leak. Water began pouring through a two-foot-square hole near Dempsey’s boat house above Key Bridge about 8 p.m., and had drop ped the water level about 18 inches within two hours. Workmen closed the locks ; west of the break, opened locks into Rock Creek to hasten the drainage and avoid a larger rupture of the dike. By today, it should be dry. i A similar break, but much larger, drained the canal | several years ago when the dike crumbled along Canal road near Weaver place N.W. i 1 Turks Trim Time ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. X (JP). Time Magazine went on current issue sale two days late here to day with pages 23 and 24 cut out by military censors. Those pages 'contained a story about the ICyprus situation and worsening Greek-Turkish relations. The: 'article was critical of Turkish ! f»remler Adnan Menderes. Wife No. 2 Remains in New York While Ali Visits No. 1 in Washington By o Star Staff Corrupondant ; UNITED NATIONS. N. Y.. Oct.|i I.—Pakistan Ambassador Mo-1 hammed All headed for Wash- ' lngton todaY for a quiet week end at the Pakistan Embassy, where \ his wife No. 1 and their two ckiil-'l dren are staying. In making the trip. Ambassa- I dor Ali left Wife No. 2 in anil apartment In New York to await 11 his return next week. ! This Is the pattern of dlplo-i matic and family relations which i he intends to follow during his t term as Ambassador to the i United States. I Upon being appointed recently to the Washington job. Ambassa- c dor All confoundM State De-1 partment protocol officials and i Washington hostesses by disclos-; ing that he would bring both of i his wives to the United States i But neither the State Depart- • ment nor any Washington host- l ess need worry about how to treat a man who is out with two i wipes, both his own. The Pakis- I Unis give assurance that the; (Areas Proclaim October j'Red Feather' Month Proclamations designating Oc- s tober as "Red Feather Month” have |icen issued by Government officials of five jurisdictions in the Washington area. The District Commissioners, in their proclamation, said: “We, the Commissioners of the 1 District of Columbia, heartily < indorsing the high purpose of , the Community Chest enterprise.;, do hereby proclaim the 1956 Red Feather-USO Campaign officially: opening on Saturday, October 1, i 1955, and that the month of Oc- < tober. 1955, shall be ‘Red Feather Month’ and urge all our gjtizens, to give gladly and give their fain share when called upon by their , neighbors in this once-a-year, appeal for the 110 most worthy ; member agencies and services.” ( From Alexandria’s Mayor L S. Budheim: !j . ”... We will always have the j abandoned child ... the victims j iof disaster . . . neighbors end i , friends suffering pain and facing i '■j tragic need ... I hereby pro-, l !claim October as Community: - Chest Month in Alexandria, and t call upon my fellow citizens to, support the Community Chest in ! Iso far as you are able.” j 5 A. T. Lundberg, Arlington i ( County manager, said: i e i “Whereas, everybody benefits . ijfrom this unity of effort as K,ed I ' Feather services spread directly! (Ambassador plans to have only : one wife In Washington at any i time, although which wife that i Will be is qgt clear, j The Ambassador Is making | this arrangement for the com- | Tort of the Americans with whom he and his wife (No. 1 or j No. 2) will be associating. Al- < though polygamy is illegal in i the United States, his diplomatic t status would keep him from any i Drosecution. Under Moslem law, t he may have up to four wives, t so, in Pakistani eyes, he Is being t quite moderate in having only j two at one time. t Ambassador All, who is the 1 chief Pakistani delegate to the i United Nations General Assem- i bly. flew here for the opening of the General Assembly with t wife No. 2. chronologically speak- ( ing. She Is his former social 1 secretary, whom he married not < long ago. She is 30 years old. ( Wife No. 1, Begum Hamlda, i arrived in New York later aboard < the liner Queen Elizabeth. She 1 was accompanied by her two < 15 Cents WMAL—RADIO—TV or Indirectly to all in creating a better community, I call cn every Arlington County resident to dedicate himself to suoport of the Community Chest (Red Featheri campaign. . . .*' I A resolution passed by the Fairfax County Board of Super visors indorsed the campaign and urged “all the citizens of Fairfax County to give their fair share to support the member agencies of the Community jChegt ...” The Montgomery County Coun cil issued a proclamation citing ;the Chest campaign as a source of great satisfaction to 2,682 vol unteer workers in the couifiy Residents were urged to give full support to the 1958 campaign. The proclamation issued by Prince Georges Cbunty said: ". . . Community Chest funds serve every day of every year .. this investment yields lasting dividends.” It was signed by Jesse S. Baggett, president of the Board of County Commlsisoners. The Community Chest cam paign opened yesterday with a goal of $4 million by the end of October. Some 21,000 volunteers are working In the area drive. It covers residents of the District, Alexandria, and Arlington, Fair fax, Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties. sons, 17-year-old , Mohammed and 15-year-old Hamda. The mother's age is given as 36. She and the two children paused only briefly in New York before going to Washington. Ambassador All’s trip to Wash ington this week end is the sec ond he has made on his current assignment. It was understood that when he arrived in the United States he had Instruc tions from his government to take up a particular diplomatic point with the State Department. At the first opportunity, it is explained, he hurried from the U. N. General Assembly to Wash ington to speak to State De partment officials. The Ambassador’s latest trip to Washington does not involve any diplomatic mission. The trip is described as an effort to get away from the tensions of the General Assembly, which the Ambassador addressed on Mon day. and the noise of New York. Washington la described as much quieter. Paris Recalls Envoys After Algeria Vote By JAMES E. ROPER Stor Stefl Correopontfent UNITED NATIONS. N. Y.. Oct. I.—France today withdrew its delegation from the current ses sion of the United Nations Gen eral Assembly and plunged the U. N. into the greatest member ship crisis ever involving a West ern power. Western diplomats made no attempt to discount the gravity of the move—or the develop ments which provoked It. France pulled out because tha General Assembly, by a vote of 26 to 27, decided yesterday to consider action on the Algerian problem. France had argued that I Algeria is part of France and > thus is a domestic concern over which U. N. has no jurisdiction. Delegation Walks Oat When the General Assembly voted to debate the Algerian problem anyway, the French government withdrew its delega tion from the General Assembly and hinted that it would con sider quitting the U. N. entirely. The decision for the with drawal from the General Assem bly was made in a telephone con versation between French Pre mier Edgar Faure in Paris and French Foreign Minister Antoine Pinay, who was attending the General Assembly session here. Mr. Pinay and eight members k of his country's U. N. General I Assembly delegation left by air I for Parts tonight. | Before boarding the plane, Mr. I Pinay told newsmen his groqp I “would not attend any United f Nations meetings, whether In I regard to Algeria or anythin* I else” until the French govern- I ment has studied the situation I thoroughly. Asked if France might ask the U. N. to modify its stand on the Algerian Issue, Mr. Pinay said: “France will not ask a modi _ fication at any kind in the de cision taken by the Assembly yesterday. France has had many hardships, but its pride has never been diminished." Leaner Officials Remain Some lesser French represent atives will remain in the UrN. A French spokesman said today, however, that they will not at ’ -end any further meetings of the 1 General Assembly or its commit d ______ N ” Pit * a ~» e Bitten Girl Faces »Death If Not Found f CATSKILL. N. Y.. Oct. 1 (JP).— ’ r Authorities tonight began search r lng for a little girl named Nancy y who may face death unless she receives anti-rabies injections within the next 24 hours. „ The little girl was bitten today gby a wild fox that entered a _ picnic area near here. A few r minutes later, the picnic group lt of three adults and another child got into an automobile and drove away. .1 The parking lot attendant at. 'the picnic ground reported the I incident to Roland Lindemann, proprietor of the Catskill game y'farm. Mr. Lindemann and a gi group of men tracked the animal ® down and killed it about an hour later. Examination at the State " health department laboratory in “ Albany showed it was rabid, Mr. f Lindemann said. ? The little girl was described as 1 blond, 6or 7 years old. A local ” physician said she was in danger • of death unless the anti-rabies e injections were given in from 13 . to 24 hours. SHERMAN ADAMS , MAN ON THE RIGHT A YANKEE—The man “with morn character thon anyone in thn ad j ministration" brings his New Eng e land upbringing into good usa as President Eisenhower’s righthand mon. j A profile of Sherman Adams by Mary E McGrory is on Pago A-4 today. A VERY PERSONAL QUESTION— " What does a girl say wbon a man • osks bar: "Why aren’t YOU mor t ried?" Soma girls who have boon | asked giro soma torrid onswers in ! "You Said It," a regular; feature of tbo Sunday woman’s section on Pago l D-S. STUDENT DOCTORS—In Today s in Mndicinc, Staff Reporter John ; McKelway visits a medical school • classroom at George Washington Uni - versify. His account is on Page A* 10. LEGAL (LOCKS—President Eisen ,i bower’s proposal to exchange mili ' tory blueprints with the Russians , may bo in for soma tough logoi , sledding, Phil Ynager and John j Stark report on Pago A-11 todoy. Complete Index, Page A-2 ■ Radio-TV Programs, Pgs. E-5-7