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]-a-Second Hiccups End After 8 Years

LOS ANGELES, June 13 “—On this eighth anniver- sary of the start of Jack O'Leary's once-a-second hic- cups, his mother said they have stopped.

“I'm telling you it’s the greatest relief in the world,” exclaimed Margaret O'Leary “It's something like a miracie Jack said. ‘Mom. isn’t it mar- The house

Cain Attacks Ike Takes First Food

In Five Days

By Edward T. Folliard Staff

Reporter

PollutionBill

Is Approved By House on

338-31 Vote

Reds Asked To Reunite Germany

Dulles. Adenauer Call on Soviet

All-Inclusive

Risk Setup President Eisenhower took

Says Ike Thought his first food by mouth in five)

. days yesterday, and prepared Distinction Made Ito see German Chancellor Kon-

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Blatnik Measure Would Pave Way For Cleanup of Potomac River

By Wes Barthelmes Staff Reporter

A stronger, water pollu- tion control .bill won House passage by 338-31 yesterday after surviving stiff opposi- tion to a disputed key provi- sion authorizing a half-bil- lion dollars in Federal grants for sewage treatment con- struction.

The Bilatnik measure, if it wins Senate approval, would open the door for a coordinated

attack on the severe Potomac River pollution.

Republicans, with some Democratic support, failed in two assaults on the financing provision, which also is opposed by the Health, Education and Welfare Department.

The bill's supporters beat down a motion to eliminate the provision. The move, lead by Rep. George A. Dondero (R- Mich.) lost on a standing vote of 109 to 98, and on a tally vote by 118 to 112.

The bill then weathered a motion to recommit to the House Public Works Committee with instruction to delete the construction fAimancing feature The vote was 213 to 165.

Final passage was on a roll. call vote, at the insistence of Rep. Joseph W. Martin Jr. (R- Mass.), minority leader.

Two suburban Congressmen, Reps. Joel T. Broyhill (R-Va.) and DeWitt S. Hyde (R-Md.), bucked their leadership to sup- port the bill on a’l tests

The disputed section author- izes appropriation of $50 million & year over a lv-year period in grants to states, municipalities and agencies, such as the Inter- state Commission on the Poto- mac River Basin, for planning and construction of treatment works.

Rep. John A. Blatnik (D- Minn.), author of the bill, said the authorization will serve to “stimulate local programs’ to eombat pollution, which he termed a “national disgrace deserving of a coordinated nae tional attention.”

Opponents, such as Rep Clarence J. Brown (R-Ohio said it “embarks our Govern- ment on a new program of sub- sidies .. . that in time will be- come an unbearable burden.”

Half of the funds availiable in any one year would have to go to localities with a popula tion of 125,000 or under. The maximum permissibje Federal contribution for any one pro) ect would be $300,000.

The existing 1948 Water Pollution Control Act that runs out June 30 provides for Fed eral construction loans at 2 per cent annual mterest over a l0-year period. However HEW reports no projects have been constructed under the provision. Blatnik waved a bot. tle of what he said was heavily sedimented Potomae River water before the House in em phasizing that point

The bill in other respects won overwhelming indorsement by those who differed on the construction grants

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CTC to Union:

No Franchise, No Contract

Broadwater Says Firm May Not Be In Business Aug. 15

By Richard L. Lyons

Staff Reporter

Capital Transit Co. told its union employes yesterday that it would not discuss proposals for a new labor contract uniess and until its franchise is re- stored.

The union on Tuesday handed the company demands for a new one-year contract to take effect on Aug. 15. This is the day on which CTC will be out of business under present law

CTC President J. A. B. Broad- water pointed this out in a let- ter to union president Walter J. Bierwagon and added that “this company therefore is nat im a@ position at this time to give consideration to your re- quests...”

The compeny would meet

with the union “to discuss and’

negotiate the terms of a labor agreement” if the CTC fran- chise were restored, Broadwa- ter stated

The union apparently had not expected the company to nego- tiate under present conditions But it was required to file desired changes now and hand. ed them to CTC because it is still its employer

But the union's lawyer! nard Cushman, observed “it takes time to work contract. Sixty days is too long a time

Last year similar demands for a 25-cent hourly wage boost and other benefits were not settled until the city had gone through a 52-day transit strike. Congress had canceled CTC's franchise and the city raised fares l0-cent wage

Ber that out a

none

to otfset a increase The present situation points up the possibility that ‘he city now could hop from one transit crisis into another. If the ques- tion of who is to operate transit after Aug. 14 drags on until close to the deadline, the city might head into another strike she union announced it would agree to submit to ar bitration points in dispute on Aug. 14. The company refused to arbitrate last year, pleading inability to pay. Commissioner Robert E Laughiin said the city will meet at 11 a. m. Friday with banker Daniel W. Bell for a report on Heli’s plan for CTC to buy out the controlling in terest of Louis FE. Wolfson. Me Laughiin said Bell hopes to have something firm to offer.” Congressional transit con ferees have agreed to recom mend restoration of the com pany’s franchise if Bell shows he can swing his deal and can agree with the Commissioners on terms of a new franchise Melaughiin met yesterday with Morris Fox, Washington trucker, who has been trying ‘for months to raise money to buy the Wolfson interest in CTC Fox's attorney, Edward F. Culladay, told reporters Fox wanted to let the Commission- ers know that “persons of strong financial interests as- sociaied with Mr. Fox are working actively to acquire the Capital Transit franchises.” McLaughlin said: “They said they had money. We will be- lieve people are serious when i'we see moncy.”

U.S. to Cut Debt By $3 Billion

| Sen. Harry F. Byrd (D-Va.), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said yesterday the

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'$3 billion cut in the temporary iceiling of $281 billion on the Federal Governme debt. The $3 billion reduction was made possible by:an estimated surplus of about $2 billion of ‘receipts over expenditures for jthe 1956 fiscal year ending June 30. President Eisenhower

Between Loyalty, Security Cases ~

By Murrey Marder Stef Reporter

Harry P. Cain testified yesterday that until last week “the President had thought that a clear distinc- tion was being made between loyalty cases and security cases” in Federal employ- ment.

But the program which Presi- dent Eisenhower himself cre- ated in 1953 by Executive or- der, Cain said, “is an all-inclu- sive, allencompassing stand- ard which mixes loyalty, se- curity and suitability indiscrimi- nately.”

This program dropped only the use of the term “loyalty.” It put under a blanket “secur- ity” tag, Cain noted, cases of employes suspected of being disloyal, along with the “in- discreet,” those who “drink too much or loaf on the job or become insubordinate or inef- ficient.”

Cain, who has charged that the President's advisers have kept from him the facts of the program which he authorized three years ago, told the Senate Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights:

“The President evidenced a déep concern and interest when} | suggested to him last week that matters relating to se- curity should be separated from loyalty and that suitabil- ity should be separated from security.”

The former Republican Sen- ator, a member of the Subver- sive Activities Control Board, put before the Subcommittee a new sepies of “abuses” which he urged it to investigate.

Cain said there is “a bother- some assumption” that “fabri- cated” evidence may have been used in the loyalty case against William Henry Taylor.

raylor, an International Mon- etary Fund official, for years has denied under oath a charge by former Communist courier Elizabeth Bentley that he was a member of a spy ring. Miss Bentley has said she never knew Taylor personally, but that the information was given ner through the ring

In June, 1955. the Interna- tional Organizations Employes Loyalty Board ruled not only that Taylor was a loyalty risk, but said it was “convinced” he had engaged in espionage and was placed in the Treasury De- partment by Communists in the 1949s for that purpose.

But six months later, that Board completely reversed it self. It found there was “not

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Plane Passenger Falls to Death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. June 13 P—Piedmont Airlines said here tonight a passenger fell from one of its airliners over Shel- by tonight. Shelby authorities found his badly mangled body at the edge of a cemetery

The man apparently had left his seat to go to a restroom and

the check room dental Restaurant on Pennsyl- vania ave. reading “We Check

erecting story in this newspaper yester day

jrad Adenauer at 10 o'clock this morning.

The nourishment given the Chief Executive was not much,).

only ‘a half cup of beef broth.

However, except for a cup of tea Friday morning, it was the first food he had taken by mouth since he attended the annual banquet of the White House Photographers Associa- tion last Thursday night.

The President was stricken

banquet, taken to Walter Reed Army Hospital and operated on for removal of an intestinal ob- struction Saturday morning. Until yesterday afternogn, when he was given the ef broth, the only nourishment given the President was glu- See IKE, Pg. 13, Col. 1

AMA Asks U.S. Drop Rule of

Salk Vaccine

CHICAGO, June 13 #—The American Medical Association asked the Government today to get out of the Salk polio vac- cine business.

The AMA's ruling House of Delegates adopted a resolution requesting the Federal Govern- ment to “return the genera! wholesale and retail purchase of Salk Antipolio vaccine to normal commercial channels.” |

It said the Government should cease purchase of the vaccine except as needed for “essential public health needs and for distribution to the in- digent population of the Na- tion.”

The House approved a com- mittee report saying that the Government purchase of Salk vaccine “brings again to the fore Government interference in medical practice.” It said such “interference” is contrary to AMA principles

The Government, with an ap- propriation of $39 million, be- gan distributing the vaccine through the United States Pub- lhe Health Service in May, 1955. Previously it was controlled by the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis A small amount was distributed com- mercially in April, 1955

The Government alloc#tes vaccine to the States. on the basis of population and need, and the States in turn allocate it to doctors and public health agencies. Doctors charge for administering a shot but not tor the vaccine itself.

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If you should see a sign over at the Occl-

Faise Teeth,” don't be prised

Assistant manager Riback said he was considering

such a sign after a

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Arthur

about a diner who left a pearly set of uppers and lowers

tumbled from the rear door of under his napkin

the later

the plane, airlines said He was Oren A

otte, N. C.. who was on a honey-

moon flight with his bride oficalled about

one day

Sheriff Haywood Allen authorities in Shelby the body was found at the edge of a cem- etery near Zion Church, about six miles north of Shelby.

identified as dentures. Pruitt, 38, of Charl-\ aged man who had eaten lob-

told were

Not of the

middle

only the owner a dignified, ster, but two other persons the teeth. “One gentleman said he thought they his daughter's.” Riback said. “Another said he had not been in the restaurant but thought his teeth might have come in some way.”

Associated Press

The Air Force yesterday announced nine officers will accompany Gen. Nathan Twin- ing on his trip to Russia. Each is a technical or tactical spe- cialist Most are general officers. The Americans, accepting a Soviet bid to a June 24 Avia- tion Day demonstration at Moscow, will arrive at the Rus- sian capital on the afternoon of June 23.

Twining, Air Force chief of staff, will be accompanied by:

| Lt. Gen. Frank F. Everest, deputy ‘chief of staff for opera-

‘intends to use the surplus to tions.

reduce the Government debt.

Lt. Gen. Donald L. Putt, dep-

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uty chief of staff for develop- ment.

Lt. Gen. Thomas S: Power, chief of the Air Research and Development Command at Bal- timore.

Lt. Gen. Clarence S. Irvine. deputy chief of staff for ma- teriel.

Brig. Gen. William H. Blanch. ard, deputy director of opera- tions at the Strategic Air Com- mand in Omaha.

Ma). Gen. Albert Boyd, dep- uty commander of the Air Re-| search and Development Com-' tnand (who himself flew a Rus-| sian-made MIG15 that a Korean’ Communist defector pilot de-

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“nuances.” These differences.

they and liberty.”

wise whether, to achieve German re unification.

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watched in a thunderstorm Godfrey Sherman, of Cam-

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Nine Officers Who Will Accompany

Twining on Trip to Russia Named

To Back Up Its Words With Deeds

By Chalmers M. Roberts

Staff Reporter

West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and Secre- tary of State John Foster Dulles yesterday jointly de- clared that until the Soviet

with ileitis (inflamation of the Union ends “the brutal and _ intestine) a few hours after the unnatural division which it Eleetion Da

has imposed on Germany, it will be difficult to place cred- ence” in Russian “promises and pledges.”

The communique at the con- clusion of two days of talks however, indicate# much more of a unanimity of opinion by the two Westerr leaders than actually was the case.

Adenauer this morning will call on President Eisenhower Walter Reed Hospital just before leaving Washington. But this meeting, essentially a cour. tesy call, is hardly likely to alter what appeared yesterday to be Adenauer’s uneasiness at

the drift American opinion and Administration policy to ward the Soviet Union.

Some of Adenauer’s dissafis. faction was expressed in private talks here. Some of it came out

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PRINCESS MARIA CRISTINA ».» treated by healer

Associated Press PRINCESS BEATRIA »+. may be Dutch queen

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Juliana May

Over Healer, Dutch Hear’

By A. W. Van Stuijvenberg

AMSTERDAM, dune 14 (Thursday) (INS)—Reports that a palace “faith healer” caused

serious rift between Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard swept through the Netherlands today in the aftermath of a gen- eral election.

Reports published abroad said the rift was so deep that there was talk of Juliana’s ab- dication in favor of her eldest daughter, Princess Beatrix, 18.

[in the midst of all the talk, Princess Beatrix was rushed to Italy by plane. She arrived in Rome on what was described as a private visit. A Reuters dis

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ence and reception at the Stat. ler Hotel.

Adenauer told reporters that!

the present world political situ- ation is “very serious.” more dificult than in many years. and that he was “firmly con- vinced that nothing has changed in the Soviet Union.” He said with some irritation that some of the questions sub- mitted in writing showed that the situation was assessed”

not correctly since not only the fate of Germany but that of the entire Free World is at stake Privately, Adenauer re marked yesterday that his talks here had begun with “differ. between us but that had been reduced to it appeared from his remarks. re volved around readings of what is going on in Russia and what

they

to do about. Adenauer told the

newsmen that there is no dif

three dictators or 10 dictators— all “negate justice, law

He brushed aside as an question a query

un- on

West German

Stunter on Cross Yields to Pleas

CAMBRIDGE. Mass.. June 13 rP—A 26-year-old man per- formed acrobatics for two hours the arm of a

Square while layed around him 4 crowd

lightning

than 5000 as

of more

bridge, swung from the arm of Paul's carelessly by one hand or a \ brother coaxed him down and he was taken to a hospital for mental observa- tion

Church, holding on

spend about three weeks there.)

(While the Duteh Govern- ment shied away from the dis- pute over the faith healer’s alleged influence on Juliana, the Dutch press printed the story generally for the first time today, the Associated Press reported

[Editors had held off on the story for several days, then huddled privately with govern- ment officials yesterday.

[The first morning news. papers to tell Hollanders the story about their Queen used parts of articles appearing in foreign publications They quoted mainly from the Ger

news magazine Der Spie

‘|, which first broke the story

lIn their own comment, the newspapers took the most skep- tical view and denied strongly there was a constitutional con flict between the Queen and her government. or that the Queen might abdicate

iThe Amsterdam Socialist newspaper Vrije Volk re marked that in reading the for eign publications it “could not

ference between one dictator. suppress a feeling of rewil

sion.”

[(Onivy the Communist news

437 Russians Get: Blessing by Pope N.Y. Daily News Service

ROME, June 13—The Pope today “accidentally” blessed 437 burly, rubber- necking Russian tourists the first allowed through the Iron Curtain by the Soviet authorities in 39 years

The group was present as the Pontiff delivered his daily noontime apostolic blessing to tourists gath- ered in St. Peter's Square An interpreter explained the Pope's appearance on the Vatican balcony and several Russians raised cameras to take his picture

The Russians were on a l-day whirlwind tour of Rome Their arrival at St. Peters Square coin cided accidentally with the Pope's daily biessing.

livered to American hands.)

Col. Thomas W. Wolfe, who has been assigned to be air at- tache in the embassy at Mos- cow.

Col. James C. Sherrill Lt. Col. William H. both. of them aides quarters here.

The time of the group's re- turn “will be determined later and will depend upon Soviet schedules of events for the party while in the Soviet Un- ion,” the announcement said.

Last Monday, the White House indirectly suggested to the Russian government that plans for yisits by American military men to Russia should

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be arranged to permit “maxi mum” time for trips outside the Soviet capital.

This was done in rejecting an informial Soviet invitation for all members of the U. S. Joint Chiefs of Staff to visit Russia soon. The way was left open for possible visits by some of the chiefs later on

The trip to Russia will be made in a C118, the military version of the ordinary DC6A airliner. The plane wil. carry an eight-man crew.

Col. Wolfe is replacing Col Charles G. Taylor as the air at- tache in Moscow. He is sched- uled to take over the job late this summer or in early fall.

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idate established

Associated Press

GREET HOFMANS ...+ female Rasputin?

paper De Waarheid had printed in Holland before to- were

the story day not alarmed at Communist paper's attempt to make politi

Political observers

the

cal capital out of the situation before the general election. | Many of the Dutch voters who went to the polls yesterday were the the the

not aware of the crisis in by for Hofmans Daily Mirror

Hofmans a “female

royal family caused Wueens healer

The London called Mrs Rasputin

According to the reports abroad, the Queen invited the healer” to stay at the palace in 1947 after the woman claimed she could help the Queen's youngest daughter, Princess Maria, who was born partly blind

Prince Bernhard was report ed to have ordered the “healer” to leave the palace, after it ap- peared that her influence over the QWueen was increasing.

friendship Greet

The rift was said to have re- sulted in the splitting of the palace staff into two camps, one favoring the Queen, the other Bernhard

The Queen and the Prince meanwhile. have been living in separate apartments at the pal ace

The London Daily Mirror said Dutch Cabinet meetings have been held to discuss Mrs Hofmans friendship with the Queen and that the Foreign Affairs Committee was con vened for the same Treason

(United Press correspondent Arnold De Jong located Mrs Hofmans yesterday and she told him: “All this talk about politics is pure nonsense.” (She was re- ported to have exercised politi cal influence over the Queen

(Mrs. Hofmans said reports were true that Bernhard had See HEALER, Page 15, Col. 2

95-Degree Heat Fells Man Here

One man was treated for Neat exhaustion yesterday as the temperature touched 95 de grees—the highest mark this year.

Harry Anderson, 82. listed at 710 I st. ne., was described as being in fair condition at D. C General Hospital.

The mercury hit its point shortly after 4 p. m Weather Bureau officials fore- cast a high in the 90's again today.

Yesterday's figure topped the previous high of 93 recorded May 13 and 14. It was two de- grees under the record for the in 1954,

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Gets Sanity Test; She Fired Lawyer, Balked at Oath

By Eve Edstrom Stef Reporter Despite a defiant refusal by a District couple to dis close his whereabouts, a 4 year-old boy abducted Sun-

\day from Junior Village was

back in the custody of Dis- trict officials last night.

Earlier in the day Geraldine Little was hospitalized for mental observation and her husband, Floyd, was sent to jail for contempt of court.

In a hectic Juvenile Court session, Mrs. Little would not raise her right hand to take an Oath, told her attorney that he no longer represented her, and informed the court that the child was “in the bulrushes.”

Mrs. Little. who has been in two previous legal! battles over the custody of other children, was escorted out by United States marshals and taken to District General for a 30-day observation period | Her husband, more quietly but just as adamantly, refused to produce the child “forth with.”

Juvenile Court Judge Edith H. Cockrill then placed him under a continuing six-honth

junder for contempt, with the

warning that an additional day

would be added onto his sem tence for each day he refused to divulge the child's where- abouts.

Judge Cockrill issued an at tachment for the blonde, blue- eyed youngster. She had placed the boy in the temporary cus- tody of the Welfare Depart- ment on June 1 until a hearing could be held to determine whether the Littles were fit to care for the boy. The child was reported missing from Junior Village last Sunday after a couple, identified as the Littles, nad visited him

Acting on Judge Cockrill’s order, United States marshals scoured the city for the boy and also checked an unfounded tip Lnat ine DOoY was in Maryland.

Details of the recovery of the child or his exact whereabouts last night were not disclosed. The investigation which led to finding him was conducted by United States Marshal Carlton Beal!

It appeared likely, however, that the bov was found within the District's boundaries. Beall had said a Juvenile Court order was not effective if the child was outside the District.

“The Marsha! did a w r- ful job.” Judge Codckrill said when she learned of the young- ster’s return.

Earlier yesterday a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent questioned welfare workers to determine whether the case represented a violation of Fed. eral law. The FBI said it was not officially active in the case.

Numerous Washington Post and Times Herald readers sug- gested that the Junior Village child might be Steven Damman who was kidnaped in East Meadow, N. Y. last October. But Nassau County police said a footprint check ruled out this possibility

In court

yesterday, Mrs. Little said she had written proof that the Junior Village child had been turned over to her by his natural mother shnortivy after birth. But. she said, her “lips were sealed” he. cause she promised the mother “not to involve her in any like this Mrs. Little continued that her husband attempted to re. turn the boy to his natural mother in a downtown dime store Tuesday but left with the child after a Welfare De.

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Audit indicates nearly 10% of Coastal Finance's loans are delinquent, Page 47.

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THE WASHINGTON POST end TIMES HERALD 9 Thursday, June 14, 1956

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d-Way ‘Partnership’

To Export Coal Formed

Ankers Phote

Big Moment in a Little One’s Life

Susan M. D’Antuone, 5, daughter of Air Force M. Sgt. and Mrs. Paul M. D’Antuono, 4816 V st., Bradbury Heights, Md.,

receives her diploma from

graduation program of the D.

Dr. William FP. Argy at the C. Seciety for Crippled Chil-

dren yesterday at the society's home, 1767 Massachusetts ave. nw. Susan was one of 16 graduates. Dr. Argy is medical ,

director of the society.

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Ike Picking Up Support To Restore Aid Funds

By Robert

C. Albright

Sia Reporter

President Fisenhower yester-

day picked un more Senate sup-| port for restoration of funds in’

his House-slashed foreign aid bill, as the Administration started “making its case” be- fore the Senate Foreign Rela- tions Committee

Senate Republican Leader William F. Knowland (Calif.), heretofore uncommitted on res- toration of the cut, told news- men, “My belief is that a strong

case is in the process of being! made, and has been made for more money tgan the House

voted.

He said he is not committed. the $600 million increase the Administration is said to be actually seeking and, “looking at it realistically, I cer- the Senate will go for restoration of the

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full ($1.1 billion) amount of the cut.”

Knowland came out for an unspecified increase contin \gent on “additional facts” being presented by the Administra tion—after the Foreign Rela tions Committee spent a full day in closed session, reviewing the bill. Chairman Walter F George (D-Ga.) said he hopes for formal committee action by Friday and Senate considera tion next week.

George, who himself has de- clared for restoration of at least $500 million of the cut in NATO and military aid, appeared un certain of the Senate outcome however.

George said E. Perkins Mc Guire, Deputy Assistant De fense Secretary for the Mutua! Assistance Program, spent much of the afternoon supply ing data to the committee on unexpended foreign aid bal ances and answering questions about where the new money would go.

Asked whether the Senators got the answers they were seek ing, George said

“We got a lot of information but it’s hard to tell whether we are less confused or more con- | fused.”

Just before the vened at noon. Leader Lyndon B (Tex.) had told reporters the Administration “is going to have to make a case, which it hasn't done yet.” | “Tf it makes a case, fortifies ‘the testimony its officials gave the House, the Senate will do what is best for the country,’ ' Johnson said.

Ten Senate Republicans joined in a statement appeal. ing to their colleagues to “up hold the staunch leadership for peace which the President rep resents for all the world.”

“A cut In mutual security funds does not mean that money will be saved,” said the state ment. “NATO is still our first line of defense against an on- slaught across Europe. We wil! have to spend several tifmes the amount just to keep up the same level of defense. And

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clearly we dare not let down our defenses at this critica! ‘stage in world affairs.”

The joint statement was ‘signed by Sens. Gordon Allott (Colo.), George Bender (Ohio), Clifford P. Case (N. J.), James 'H. Duff (Pa.), Prescott Bush (Conn.), Ralph E. Flanders (Vt.), Irving M. Ives (N. Y.), Thomas H. Kuchel (Calif.), Frederick G Payne (Maine) and William A Purtell (Conn.)

Sen. H. Alexander Smith (D N. J.), previously had spoken out tn support of restoration of the full amount of the House cut at Tuesday's White House conference.

In response to a question Republican Leader Knowland told newsmen most Republican Senators including himself were asked whether they wished to sign the joint GOP statement “but I did not join.” He said he thought it “unwise to come out with a partisan statement” be fore the Foreign Relations Com mittee “had a chance to get the facts.”

> By Norman Walker Associated Preas The coal industry, coal-haul- ing railroads and the United ‘Mine Workers Union yesterday ‘announced an “unprecedented

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boost coal exports.

Walter J. Tuohy, president of ‘the Chesapeake & Ohio Rail- way, said the combination has \formea a $50 million corpora- | tion called American Coal | Shipping Inc.

“This

new corporation will)

promote the export coal trade |

‘on the broadest possible basis,” ‘Tuohy said. “Its first proposal is to enter immediately into the ‘Ocean shipping business, by acquiring ships of its own and |placing them in the export coal trade.”

Tuohy issued his announce- ment at a luncheon session at the 39th anniversary conventon of the National Coal Assn. He praised John L. Lewis, presi- dent of the United Mine Work- ers Union, for proposing the cooperative shipping venture four years ago.

Tuohy said final agreement between the Union, coal indus- try and coal hauling railroads was reached two weeks ago Papers of incorporation were filed earlier this week.

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papers for the new export firm was $2872, largest in the history of the Recorder of Deeds office here, according to Alfred L Goldstein, District superinten- dent of corporations.!

It was nct immediately an- nounced whether the new or- ganization plans to build ghips, acquire cargo vessels from the government's moth-ball fleet, or buy ships now operated by shipping firms

However, Tuohy, while prais- ing the shicping industry's help in increasir.a the coal export market in the past year, said. “We need larger. better and more modern ships that can get coal across the ocean at a cost low enough to hold the mar- kets.”

He said exports have grown to 40 milion tons annual) rate. and Europe’, needs are rapidly increasing. Japan and South America also have need for coal, he said

Tuohy said unless this coun- try steps out and fills the free world’s need for coal, Russia and China will take over the market

The new shipping program, Officials said, will he basically lor soft coal. They explained that exported coal is used pri- marily for steel manufacture, which requires soft coal.

3-to-5-Year Pact Of fered

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NEW YORK. June 13 @W The “Big Three” steel negotia- tors offered the United Steel- workers Union today a long- term contract, including a package increase approaching’ 15 cente an hour, in an effort lo .glave off a possible steel strike June 30.

Top industry spokesmen said negotiators for ( S. Steel Corp., Bethlehem Steel Corp and Republic Steel Corp., three biggest producers in Na tion, asked the 1,200,000-mem ber union for a contract of three to five years’ duration

The spokesman said the offer includes a package increase “approaching” 15 cents an hour, including a wage raise and some form of guaranteed an nual wage. Recent contracts between the union and the Na- tion's basic steel producers have been for two years, a wage reopener on off years. |

John Morse, negotiator for Bethlehem Steel, No. 2 pro ducer, said the industry's pro-| posal was a “major economic | offer.”

David J. McDonald, president of the USW, said he was hope-| ful that an agreement could be} reached by next Sunday to set! the pattern for the 650,000 union members employed in| the basic steel industry. The} outcome of negotiations with | the top companies traditionally | sets the pattern for the indus try,

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