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78-85 tomorrow. Wind, S. to S.W., 15-20 m.p.h.
106th Year. No. 156.
Classified Pay
To Rise 10 Pet.
For 1 Million

New Scale Settled,
House Asks Parley
On Other Features
Star Staff Writer
An across-the-board 10 per
cent pay raise for the Govern-'
ment’s one million classified
employes will become law some
time next week.
With the strong support of
the White House, the Senate
late yesterday assured the 10
per cent raise, retroactive to
last January 12, by agreeing!
to the House-approved 10 per
cent figure. The raise is per
The House today asked for
a House-Senate conference on
several other features of the
pay legislation, but the 10 per
cent figure and retroactivity to
January 12 are beyond dispute.
That cannot be considered or
changed in conference.
Approval Seen Sure
It appears certain President
Eisenhower will sign the bill
sometime next week. Final
clearance by Congress will take
place either tomorrow .or the
first of next week.
By accepting the House-ap
proved 10 per cent pay raise
figure instead of its own 7.5
per cent figure, the Senate made
certain that this 10 per cent
figure could not be watered
down in conference by several
conservative members of the
House Civil Service Commit
tee. •
The White House, which
previously had been on record
for only a 6 per cent classified
pay raise and later reluctantly
let it be known it would go as
high as 7.5 or 8 per cent, sud
denly changed tactics in the
past few days, and contacted
key Republican and Democratic
members of the Senate, urging
their support of the 10 per cent
One of the reasons for the
administration’s strong support
was its feeling that this also
will assure enactment of several
of its pet provisions, including
more super - grade jobs and
higher entrance pay for college
adopted amendments that must
be settled in conference include
the following:
• A total of 553 new super
grade jobs in grades 16 to 18
would be added. Os these, 38
would be in grade 18, 98 in
grade 17 and 417 in grade 16.
These 553 new jobs would raise
the present total of 1,226 to
• In addition. 365 new Pub
lic Law 313 jobs would be added.
These scientific and engineer
ing jobs pay up to $19,000 a
year. Os these jobs, the De
fense Department would get
155, National Security Agency,
25, National Advisory Commit
tee for Aeronautics, 70: In-!
terior, 10: Agriculture, 35:
Health. Education and Welfare,
10. and Commerce. 50.
House conferees may try to
trim down the proposed new
number of these top-grade jobs.
• Engineers, scientists and
other Government classified;
Workers in job shortage cate
gories who recently received
top -of - the grade salary in
creases authorized by the Civil
Service Commission would not
receive the 10 per cent raise.
It would be left up to the
commission to determine
See PAY. Tage A- 12
100 Die in India Heat
CALCUTTA. India, June 5
f^P).—One hundred Indians
have died of sunstroke in a heat
wave in Bihar State during the
last two weeks.
Today and every Thursday
be sure to shop The Star's
big. complete food section
for all your week end and
week long food needs.
You'll find this convenient
section your best guide to
the widest variety of food
bargains in town. For sav
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De Gaulle Takes Case
To Hotbed of Rebels
As General Tours Algeria, Moslem
Leaders Abroad Reject His Offer
CONSTANTINE, Algeria. June 5 UP).— Premier Charles
de Gaulle carried his drive for Algerian unity Into this
hotbed of Moslem nationalist resistance today. But already
rebel spokesmen abroad were rejecting his offer.
Nationalist sources In neighboring Tunisia said there
will be no halting of the 3',2-year-old rebellion.
In Cairo, spokesmen for the Algerian National Libera-
' tion Front (FLN) said they
could not accept Gen. de
Gaulle's program for integrat
ing Algeria's European and
Moslem populations with equal
rights and equal votes for all.
The front has spearheaded the
revolt. It demands inde
pendence as the price of peace.
Gen. de Gaulle spoke for five
minutes from the balcony of
I the municipal theater here to
a massed and cheering throng
of 75,000, about half <of them
Cheers for Soustelle
He declared that "even those
who were swept up in the flame
iof despair”—the fighters for
| Algerian independence—should
rally to his program.
Shouts of "De Gaulle, De
Gaulle,” were followed quickly!
:by equally massive shouts for
Jacques Soustelle, the Gaullist
deputy and political strongman
of the Algerian insurrection
who was not made a member
of the De Gaulle cabinet.
Mr. Soustelle, standing at the
right of Gen. de Gaulle, waved
his arms in an effort to calm
the crowd. The general frowned.
After the speech Gen. de
Gaulle climbed into an army
command car and drove slowly
through the streets of this re
bellious city of eastern Algeria.
Nationalist fighters are in the
mountains just outside Con
Second Stop on Tour
Constantine was the second
stop on the French Premier's
three-day Algerian tour to es
tablish his government's au
thority over insurgent French
colonists and military leaders
and to launch a new drive to
end the 43-month-old nation
alist rebellion.
Later today he w-as to fly to
The massed thousands in
Constantine cheered widely as
Gen de Gaulle declared from
a flag-decked balcony, “all men
here have the same rights—
Generalities Obscuring
De Gaulle's Proposals
European Correspondent of The Star
June s.—Premier Charles de
Gaulle continued barnstorming
through rebellious Algeria to
day but he still did not tell
exactly what he has in mind for
the country’s future.
As many thousands cheered
for Gen. de Gaulle and shouted
"Algeria is French,” the gen
eral talked again in generalities
which they interpreted to be
indorsement of their uprising
and its present political goal of
total integration of Moslem and
Frenchmen and total integra
tion of Algeria and France.
Many Moslems turned out
here. The population of Con
stantine is more than half
Moslem. They cheered, too.
but with a restraint typical of
their race and perhaps indica
tive of their views of this set
tler-army revolution which has
been superimposed on their
Differ on Views
But both Moslem and French
Algerians continue to read
things in the De Gaulle
speeches which his aides say
do not exist. In fact, they say
Gen. de Gaulle has not yet sat
down with local leaders in Al
geria and explained his views.
His views are still summed
up in a word, "association,” not
"integration,” which is the new
slogan here. Premier de
Gaulle sees in his mystical way
a close and happy association
of Moslems and Frenchmen in
Algeria and of Algeria and the
Nun Freed to Wed Man
She Had Believed Dead
FLORENCE. Italy. June 5
iiPi.—This is the story of a man
who returned from the dead
and a nun who obtained the
Popes permission to marry
It started 20 years ago ii the
central Italian hill towp of Fal
ciano, near Arezzo, south of
Florence. Alba Guidotti, a
pretty girl of 15. and Rinaldo
Mates ini, 16. became engaged.
A year later, in 1939. war
came. Rinaldo was called to
arms. Before he could wed
Alba he was sent off to Greece.
Word came in a few months
that Rinaldo was dead. Alba,
grief-stricken, entered a nearby
Roman Catholic convent and
took the vows of a cloistered
Benedictine nun.
j Rinaldo. however, was not
dead. Wounded, he was shut
the same duties.” The brief ad
dress was essentially the same
as the one he delivered yester
day to cheering throngs in Al
One again he saluted the
French army in Algeria—here
to crush the nationalist rebel-;
lion—as the "determining sac-;
tor in the accomplishment of
1 this great movement” for Eu
ropean-Moslem integration.
The Premier once more said
that (1) all Algerians—Mos
lems as well as French colonists j
—were French, (2) that all
would vote in three months
' with the French across the
Mediterranean on the new con
stitution he is going to write
for France, and <3> that some
I time after that all the Al
gerians would elect their own
■ government.
New French Parliament
But he indicated in Con
stantine that France, too, was
going to get a new Parliament
if it approves his new constitu
-1 tion. After the referendum, he
i said “there will be elections
. here as elsewhere for repre
. sentatives in the public admln
• istration of tomorrow.”
’! The "elsewhere” was the
■ first indication he has given
. that he plans to replace
( France’s old, multi-party Par
■ liament, whose members nor
mally would hold office from
three to six years more.
The Premier’s speech to a
I crowd of about 100,000 in Al
i giers last night set off an un
• paralleled emotional binge in
• the Algerian capital.
i Gen. de Gaulle spoke only
i in generalities that left Al
i gerians in the dark on details
. of his plans for ending the
43-month rebellion. But there
, was no doubt the general cap
tured and fired the imagina
i tion of Algiers residents more
i than anyone had done in a
! long time.
, "I open the door to recon-
Continued on Page A-8, Col. 1
French metropole. The Mos
lem would be an equal, as the
General promised in his speech
in Algiers last night, but they
would also be somewhat sep
And again Algeria would not
be French in terms understood
by the French here. It would
be semi-independent, but with
in a federation with France and
also with Morocco. Tunisia and
even Lybia. Each unit—France
itself. Algeria and all the rest—
would have its own identity
within the association.
From a practical point of
view, France would not be
saddled with the tremendous
expense of raising the Algerian
Moslems to the French eco
nomic level. And France would
not assume the total risk of
political integration with Mos
But the French settlers who
are out cheering today could
be assuming these risks.
What the form of govern
ment here would be is still un
known. Algerians will work it
out on a basis of equality.
Expect Stronger Regime
De Gaulle aides say all this
will work because the general
will strengthen the central
government in Paris so that
a vigorous leadership can be
offered and so that voluntary
respect of Moslem North Africa
can be earned.
Gen. de Gaulle has been work-
See ALGIERS, Page A-8
tled from hospital to hospital.
Not until 1946 did he return to
the Arezzo hill country to learn
Alba had entered a convent.
Eventually he arranged to
meet her in the presence of the
mother superior of the convent.
Alba decided to ask to be re
leased from her vows.
Ten years later, last Novem
ber. came the word that Pope
Pius XII had granted her the
release. It was a long time to
wait, but the church considers
such dispensation a grave mat
ter requiring the fullest study.
A month ago Alba and Rin
aldo were married in the Fal
ciano parish church. Early this
week their story became known
to Italian newspapers, and to
day church authorities at Fal
ciano confirmed that the wed
ding had the blessing of the
Holy See.
Itoenina ifai
Tornado Toll
Climbs to 29
In Wisconsin
100 Persons Hurt,
Homes Destroyed
In Four Counties
MENOMONIE, Wls., June 5
UP). —A devastating tornado
whiplashed a 90-mile swath
through four Northwestern
Wisconsin counties last night,
leaving a mounting toll of at
least 29 dead and more than
100 injured.
Its full fury struck the small
community of Colfax, where
100 houses were destroyed or
badly damaged. Eleven of the
known dead were found In Col
fax ruins. Rescuers searched
the wreckage for more bodies
today. At least 35 persons in
the community of 1,000 were
Only debris-littered base
ments remained in Colfax's
North Side residential district,
j A field nearby was filled with
storm-wrecked cars, timbers
from homes and shattered
household goods.
Homes Destroyed
Scores of farm homes and
barns fell before the storm’s
power as It roared through
rural areas around Menomonle
and Chippewa Falls. Commu
nications knocked out, rescuers
made farm-by-farm visits to
day to check on the welfare of
After its destructive dip in
to Colfax's North Side, the
twister skipped the business
district to maul homes on the
community’s Soujh Side.
One relief worker said "just
ten minutes is all it took.” The
blowing rain that accompanied
the blow "came down the street
, like a wave,” she said.
Striking Just after the supper
hour, the twister caught many
families unaware as their
houses were -flattened about
them and then buffeted by the
sweeping wind.
Tells of Twister
"We felt the suction,” said
Melvin Hendrickson, 58, of Col
fax. “The wind was twisting
things in the basement. Rain
was pouring down on us. The
only thing I saw was our water
heater standing in the middle
of the basement. Everything
else was whirling around.”
Mr. Hendrickson, his wife
and three children sat huddled
together in the basement as the
storm smashed their home.
"I looked up and the house
wasn’t there,” he said. “Wood
pieces were flying at us. Then
the twister was gone and it was
just rain.”
Forty persons were admitted
to Menomonie Memorial Hos
pital, where 11 doctors were
attending a staff meeting, and
45 more were brought to a
Chippewa Falls hospital. Some
were released after treatment.
Doctors were summoned from
as far as 80 miles away to help
care for the injured. Ambu
lances and police cars sped
whole blood from the Twin
Radios Summon Aid *
Downed power lines ham
pered officials and a makeshift
network of police, sheriff's and
civil defense radios were used
to summon doctors and nurses.
Gov. Vernon Thompson or
dered three companies of Na
tional Guardsmen into the
stricken area and left Madison
to tour the district during the
The tornado tore into Wis
consin at Woodville, in St. Croix
County just east of the St.
Croix River, and left a trail of
havoc as far as Ludington in
Eau Claire County, 80 miles to
the east. Hit were parts of St.
Croix. Dunn, Eau Claire and
Chippewa Counties. *
At Colfax the wind caught
; several youths as they drove
across the Cedar River, ripped
the canvas top off their car. en
gulfed them in a wave of water
apparently scooped from the
See TORNADO, Page A-12
Freeing of Cyprus
Urged by Nasser
CAIRO. June 5 IJP).—Presi
dent Nasser of the United Arab
Republic last night expressed
his support for independence of
Cyprus from Britain. ’
Col. Nasser spoke at a dinner
honorino Archbishop Makarios.
leader of the Greek Cypriot
independence movement. The
Archbishop, an exile from the
British island colony in the.
East Mediterranean, came here
to confer with UAR chief of
"Freedom of Cyprus is for
us confirmation for the prin
ciples in which we believe . . .
and also is for us reaffirmation
of peace in this part of the
world,” Col. Nasser said.
He added that security of the
Eastern Mediterranean island
means "safety to our borders”
and charged Britain's occupa
tion of Cyprus means aggres
sion. He pointed out that
Britain and France used the
island as a base for the 1956
attack on Egypt,
House Bars Army Cut,
Votes Defense Fund
I ||lHj
■ I
MESSAGE FROM WEST GERMANY—President Theodor Heuss of West
Germany addresses a joint session of Congress today. Behind President
Heuss are Senator Hayden (left), President Pro Tern of the Senate, and
Representative Rayburn, Speaker of the House.—AP Photo.
Proposed Here
Private Project
Includes Vast Case
Star Staff Writer
A privately financed $3.5
million planetarium and res- j
taurant was proposed today, '
overlooking the waterfront in
Washington’s redevelopment
area. ‘
The proposal was made
jointly to the National Capital ‘
Planning Commission and the (
District Redevelopment Land j
Agency by Joseph and Watson
Rulon, operators of Hogates (
Restaurant, one of a number (
of restaurants slated for dem* j
olition to make way for new (
development in the big South- |
west Area C project.
The new facilities would be
at the foot of the proposed
Tenth street mall in a circular
area between the Southwest ■
freeway and Maine avenue, :
which previously had been ear- ,
marked as an open park area. ,
Watson Rulon said the plane- j
tarium would be a commercial J
operation, but that any profits
would be turned over to some ,
"educational purpose” in Wash- j
ington. As an attraction, how
ever, the planetarium would ,
greatly benefit the private
profit restaurant. *,
i John R. Searles, jr., RLA di- ,
rector, said that if the project
[proves feasible his agency prob
' Continued on Page A-21, Col. 5 I
Schoolboy, 13, Stabbed
InTeen-AgeGang Feud
A feud between members of
the Roman Nuggets, a teen-age
gang in Washington's North
west section, and a non-gang
member today sent one youth
to the hospital with stab
wounds. Police charged an
other with assault.
Detective R. A. Darnell said
Edward Roberts, 13. of 511 M
street N.W., was stabbed three
times with a penknife in the
basement of the Terrell Junior
High School, First and Pierce
streets N.W., this morning. The
cutting climaxed a series of in
cidents between a 14-year-old
boy and members of the newly
formed Roman Nuggets. Mr.
Darnell said.
Police filed juvenile charges
of assault with a dangerous
weapon against the 14-year
old after the stabbing. Young
Roberts was admitted at Cas
ualty Hospital with stab
Germans Back West,
Heuss Tells Congress
Bonn President Says Nation
Will Stick With DemocVacy
President Theodore Heuss of the Federal Republic of
Germany told Congress today that his country will stay
forever on the path of democracy and freedom.
He declared that the Germans will not remain "neutral”
in the ideological battle between Soviet totalitarianism and
Western World ideals and traditions.
He pledged also that “never again shall German and
American soldiers fight each
In the only major public
address of his three-day visit
in Washington, President Heuss
appeared before a joint session
of Congress. Given a hearty
welcome by the legislators and
distinguished guests from the
diplomatic corps and Govern
ment departments, he spoke in
German, because, he said, his
English was somewhat rusty.
Minister Sees Dulles
Meanwhile, West German
Foreign Minister Heinrich von
Brentano conferred for an hour
and a half with Secretary of
State Dulles at the State De
partment on "various matters
of currrent interest.”
A post-conference statement
said the two "were in agree
ment that the question of Ger
many should not be excluded
in any discussions at a possible
summit meeting.” They also
'exchanged views on NATO
matters, developments In
Fiance, and German assets.
President Heuss’ address for
the most part was deeply seri-
wounds to the left arm. left
leg and back.
The accused boy told the
police he had been in a fight
last week with a member of
the Nuggets. Last Monday, he
declared, three of the Nuggets
ganged up on him and beat
him up. After the fight, he
told Detective Darnell, he
bought a penknife "to protect
The trouble came to a head
this morning when he and Rob
erts were assigned to carry
some books into the school
basement. Police said the 14-
year-old’s knife fell out of his
pocket and he was taunted by
Roberts. He said Roberts told
him. “That won’t protect you.”
and accused the youth of kick
ing him.
Detective Darnell said the
boy chased Roberts up out of
the basement and was dis
armed at the top of the stairs
by school teachers.
Home Delivered: i? n V u . n n d o*tun'o*l, M ” u ‘' !i:SS
I - ■
ous and. as he said, “in utmost
candor.” He pleaded for a
better understanding of the
German people and their de
sire fqr genuine democracy.
He also promised that national
and individual freedoms will
be protected and preserved in
the Federal Republic of
Germany against pressures
from any quarter, particularly
Soviet totalitarianism and
No Detailed Account
"You must not expect of
me a detailed exposition of our
domestic German difficulties.”
President Heuss said. “Na
tional reunification not only
remains the object of German
longing, but also the prerequi
site for Europe’s recovery.
The German President voiced
disappointment that some writ
i ers in the free world seem to
' fear that the Federal Republic
of Germany might reach an
understanding with Soviet to
' talitarianism. He insisted that
his country recognizes and is
determined to fulfill its duty
to participate as free and active
partners in the cause of genuine
peace and freedom.
“Hence the Federal Repub
lic’s loyal co-operation in the
over-all defense planning of
NATO,” he said. “Never again
in the future shall German
Continued on Page A-12, Col. 1
Pilot Dies in Crash
Os Rocket Fighter
land. June 5 (Ah—Squadron
Leader John Booth, chief test
pilot of Saunders Roe. was
killed today in the crash of
a rocket-powered fighter plane
still on the partly secret list
The experimental SR-53, de
scribed as Britain’* first manned
aircraft with a rocket as its
, main power plant, exploded
after takeoff Several farm cot-
I tages were damaged by the
1 wreckage.
The SR-53 made its first
flight a year ago. Saunders Roe
. Co. claimed it could climb at a
! rate of nearly 10 mile* a minute
. and travel at a speed of 1.500
; mile* an hour A Jet engine
furnishes part of the power.
New York Markets, Page B-19
Request Is
Otor Staff Writer
President Eisenhower's pro
posal to cut the Army’s
strength by 30,000 men was de
feated this afternoon on a
| House roll call vote of 224 to
1158. A few minutes later the
House approved the Defense
Department appropriation bill
for the next fiscal year by a
389-to-0 vote.
The bill was amended to set
the Army manpower total at
900.000 during the fiscal year
beginning July 1. A cut te
870.000 had been asked by the
administration and recom
mended by the House Appro
priations Committee. The vote
today upheld a 108-to-79 test
vote taken late yesterday on tha
amendment presented by Rep
resentative Sikes, Democrat of
Adds $99 Million
Appropriations Committee
members indicated they were
not greatly disturbed by this
victory for advocates of a big
ger Army, although the amend
ment adds $99 million to tha
bill as reported out by the
committee. They noted that
the bill still emphasizes de
velopment of missiles and nu
clear submarines and provide*
increases for the National
I Guard reserves.
As the bill goes to the Sen
ate It provides $38,409,561,000
to finance the armed force*
during the coming fiscal
period. This is $212,814,000 •
more than Mr. Eisenhower re
quested. It is $3.9 billion more
than the new money total ap
propriated for the current fis
cal year.
Sike* Leads Drive
Representative Sikes led the
drive yesterday to prevent the
30,000-man drop in Army
strength. His approved amend
ment, provides an additional
$45 million for pay of the 30,-
000. $39 million for operation
and maintenance, and sls mil
lion for procurement and weap
ons. The bill already allotted
$8.7 billion to the Army, sll
! billion to the Navy and $17.8
billion to the Air Force.
He contended that a further
cut In Army personnel to 870,-
000 would seriously endanger
national safety, hurt military
morale, and create a “danger
ous situation because we might
approach a stalemate in mis
siles and find ourselves with
out adequate manpower.”
Appropriations Committea
L Chairman Cannon. Democrat
of Missouri, and Representative
Mahon, Democrat of Texaa,
chairman of the Appropriations
subcommittee in charge of tha
bill, defended the proposed
Army manpower reduction.
Center on Spare Age
They declared that money
I for the coming year must cen
ter on missiles, nuclear sub
marines and other space ag*
They denied at the same time
that the Army cut was danger
’ ous or discriminatory. They
! noted that the committee bill
would provide considerably
' more than Mr. Eisenhower
' recommended for National
‘ Guard, reservists and Marines,
; Maxwell House Fire
, NASHVILLE, Tenn., June »
.'(iP). —A fire damaged the his
t tdtic Maxwell House Hotel yes
-5 terday. The fire, which started
, in a restroom on the top floor
, of the five-story structure, was
; brought under control within
two hours. No one was Injured.
Damage estimates by General
[ Manager Robert Kroner ranged
) from between $50,000 and
1 ■:
FLAMING FOOD vill bright**
your summer toblc, say* Food Editor
Violet Faulkner. Mrs. Faulkner e«-
plains the llombe technique on Fog*
1 1-1.
5 DO MEN KNOW the locts of
[ lit* when it comes to foshion? Th#
> Star’s fashion editor, Elcm, inter
rogates * lew wires on tha sub|*ct
on Foge A-24.
Guide for Readers
[ Amusements C-l-9 Thursday's Food
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