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MONDAY. JANUARY 30. 1956

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Today—-Cloudy and mild with rain end- ing at night, and turning much colder; highest near 48. Tuesday, partly cloudy, windy and much colder. Sunday's high, 44 at 6 p. m. low, 33 at 12:50 a. m. (Details on Page 12.)

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79th Year No. 56

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Mencken Dies in His Sleep at 75

In Baltimore

Death Claims Noted Author as Plans Were Made For New Book (Pictures on Page 3.)

Henry Louis Mencken, au-; thor, editor and caustic critic; of two generations, died in} his sleep about 4 a. m. yes-; terday at the Baltimore home| he shared with his brother,’ August, an engineer. Mr.| Mencken had celebrated his| 75th birthday last Sept. 12.

The “Sage of Baltimore” had suffered an initial stroke in| 1948. It was followed by a se- vere heart attack two years| later which had seriously im-| paired his faculties.

The end came as newspapers across the country were report-| ing his intent to publish a new) beok called “Minority Report,” a collection of essays of vary- ing lengths.on a variety of sub-| jects. Its contents, he had told reporters, caused him to look forward with pleasure to “being | denounced again.”

Mr. Mencken, who probably will be best-remembered for his scholarly, oft-revised treatise. “The American Language,” had become a legend in his own life- time. By quirk of circumstance, or sly design, he forged of him- self a figure which became all things to all people, and re- mained so to the end.

Mr. Mencken was born in! Baltimore and always called it home |

Unlike many American lite- rary giants, he never left the city for any length of time ex- cept for trips

When as editor of the maga- zine Smart Set and later of the American Mercury his presence was required in New York, he commuted to Manhattan.

In the old family row house, furnished with good solid furni- ture and Early American an- tiques, at 1524 Hollins st., over- looking tree-sshaded Union

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KILLED, HUNDREDS HURT MD. OYSTER ROAST FIRE

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1000 Panic Fleeing Holo ‘aust at Hall South of Baltimore

Phone RFE. WTOP Radio (1500) TV (Ch. 9)

| m ; " | (‘Oti er P, Ay At 12 persons were killed and hundreds were : injured last night when fire and resulting panic swept a church supper in Brooklyn Park, on the south edge of Baltimore in Anne Arundel County,

Police estimated that 1000 persons. were present at an

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i oyster roast and dance sponsored by the St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church at Arundel Park Hall, a quonset-type structure.

Firemen said the holocaust began when a small blaze broke out kitchen. it out.

“Suddenly out all along the ceiling—almost like an explosion.” The crowd, which had been orderly and had been offering | wisecracking advice to the firefighters, suddenly panicked.

Leo A. Rust, an oil refinery worker who attended the oyster roast with his wife and two daughters, said the fire spread “as if somebody had spread gasoline over the place.”

Another survivor, Veronica’ 92%. eaten Sparrow of Brooklyn Park,

| Ps said: “My God, it was terrible Cee Women and children were _ FIREMEN BATTLE THE BLAZE THAT BROKE OUT IN A PACKED HALL AT BROOKLYN PARK, MD. (OTHER.PHOTOS, PAGE 15) | ““V°XCd Gown snd. trample’:

Sistant pastor of the. church

Red Bid Seen’ Sseket 10 Beer mooie, People ed tae As Ike, Eden ‘Looked Like Pictures Topic Today JT Have Seen of Hell’

ithey saw the flames. There was ‘some panic, and I saw people

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trampled.” This Afternoon

in a duct near the wooden ceiling over the

several men climbed ladders to attempt to put

one eyewitness reported, “the fire shot

Anne Arundel County, said there were prdbably 12-14 dead but the exact total would not be known until” daylight. He sald it was difficult to get-the exact figure because only paris of some bodies had been found, Police and firemen were still searching the debris last night

for other victims At least 227 were injured. Police reported that more than 100 persons were treated at the scene, and that scores of others had been taken to South on Baltimore General, St. Agnes, huge rec- Mercy, University and Johns but the tlopkins Hospitals. South Bal- front door. more General which received and evewitnesses said there ‘he greatest number of casual- lies, reported that it had taken

was some difficuity in getting . some of the other doors open.'*™ 8 casualties, 10 of them critically injured,

Aim te Split Allies Seen

West Supports [ke In Reply to Bulganin

LONDON, Jan. 29 #®—Most western European leaders day backed President Eisen- hower's rejection of a Soviet proposal for a 20-year Russo- American friendship pact

The consensus was that Rus Sia Was trying to split the West while getting a propaganda ad- vantage in its peace offensive, regardiess of whether’ the United States accepted the offer.

West German officials were particularly gratified that the President stressed German unification as the key to a cold-

The hall is located in the 6000 block of Bellegrove rd., about one mile south of Baltimore's city limits.

There are double each side of the tangular building, flames blocked the

' doors

A striking incident of the Some were cut and bieeding

Brooklyn Park, Md. fire was clothes of others were described by Dick Kahn, a bar- .

Neier neve any- tender in the Park ‘Lounge .. : i which is in Arundel Park Hall, ‘ng like it in my Iife scene of the blaze The bodies were stacked 10

He said he smelled smoke and deep at the windows in the 4] Barthelme, former coach of the Baltimore Bullets pro- Nine of the victims found in- fessional basketball team. said side the hall cre pronounced that most of those who escaped |@e¢ad by Dr. Leonard H. Flax, scene. When first survivors be-

which line the walls. “There gan making their way to the

sponse to Bulganin reflected French official feeling exact- ly. |

West

The smoldering. I

to- saw German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer may make an official comment Monday, ; ; President Eisenhower and sources said. Many West Ger- : . : _ | British Prime Minister Si mans expressed relief that the | . ie Anthony Eden are expected to * somo" Sa 1h President continues to place ; = sisi. +4) Ptteneee ficat Me tay Ga challenge Russia at White ie ; t the tek at ae ' ee ag {House conferences this week to LL Soi “AP was real panic in the hall,” he f p iis Ww “oblems. . ; a oe : - D ie. F . 0! the seas gS orld ye non goer hg me . Fee on a , said. doctor's office, he and his nurse rhey aiso Sal they abi an settie specific co Wal - ‘a “/ fh : 2 . The Brooklyn Park fire chief rushed to the hail the Soviet move was designed | + | | © called it a “disaster” and called “Most of the for all available fire-fighting focated before the flames reached them,” he said. Dr. Flax

issues to split the United States from) Grounds for

Mere Leddon equipment in Baltimore County {

} ) also treated 70 of the injured at the

By Donid J. Gonzales

United Presa

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were laid by Mr. Eisenhower's

Square, he did most of his writ- ing and was happier there than anywhere else

Worshiped by a generation of Baltimoreans, though inevi- tably pooh-poohed by a few, he was a prophet with honor in his own land, a dominant figure in the intellectual life of his city as well as the Nation. No one contested the title bestowed | on him: The Sage of Baltimore.

He was a son of Anna Abhau and August Mencken. The lat ter, who died when H. L. was, 19 years old, was a hard-headed prosperous cigar manufacturer who loved a practical joke and was a self-styled atheist. H. L. inherited both the love of jokes and the iconoclasm.

Grandfather Burkhardt Lud- wig Mencken emigrated from Germany where the Menckenii were an ancient family distin- guished by many lawyers and

war settlement in his reply to Soviet Premier Nikolai Bulgan- in’s offer.

A spokesman Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden’s official party en route to the United States said “I as- sure you the British view com- pletely coincides. with Mr Eisenhower's on the _reasons for rejecting the Bulganin peace pact.” Eden will arrive at New York Monday aboard the liner Queen Elizabeth, and then go’to Washirgton for talks with the President.

A spokesman for the Italian Foreign Office summed up much of the Western feeling by saying that the reply “showed awareness of the cohesion among the Atlantic (pact) na- tions.”

The British Foreign Office had no official comment, but general British reaction is that a friendship pact would not solve the disputes outstanding between East and West.

A French government spokes-

for British

‘that

The London Weekly Ob- server said President Eisenhow- er was “right to contrast Bul- ganin’s ‘friendly letter’ with recent unfriendly action of the Soviet government.”

Diplomatic observers report- ed from Moscow that Russia probably realized in advance President Eisenhower would reject Bulganin’s pro- posal. The Soviet press and radio carried the text-of Bul-| ganin’s letter to Mr. Eisenhow- er, but failed-to mention the President's rejection of the idea

Diplomats said the Bulganin proposal was a shrewd stroke designed to make friends for Russia at the expense of the United States. One Moscow source said Russia probably knew United States policy frowns on bilateral friendship agreements outside the frame- work of the United Nations Thus, he said, the rejection would make the United States appear to be turning down a

rejection of the 20-year treaty)

of Soviet

friendship proposed by Premier Nikolai Bul- ganin. The President told Bul- ganin Saturday it will take Russian deeds, not a pen,” to settle problems

Eden arrives here today for three days of conferences with Mr. Eisenhower on such {far- reaching issues as the Israel-

world

Arab dispute, Red Chivia trade. | H-bomb tests, the Baghdad De-'

fense Pact and Britain's dan- gerous feud with Saudi Arabia.

Chairman Walter F. George (D-Ga.) of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he belives Eden may propose that this country become a partici- pant in the anti-Communist Baghdad Pact: The State De. partment previously has indi- cated opposition to any such move

Interviewed on the CBS. WTOP “Face the Nation” tele. vision program, George also said Eden may propose that

“a stroke of |

Arrow locates Brooklyn

thought it was from an ashtray “I looked up and saw smoke coming through the ventilator,”

he related. “I shut

off

the

blower and tried to call the fire department, but the wire was

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Park, scene of the fire.

looked like hell.” survivors

It seen

All the

Hall pictures

l've of who filed into South Baltimore General Hospital last night for treat ment told stories horribly simi- lar,

Equip ment responded from Baltimore City and neigh- boring towns

Nine of the bodies found huddled together, some on top of the others, in a side section of the hall's dance floor They were 8 feet from a door which had not been opened Firemen theorized that they had been shoved aside in the rush to escape the flames

Ten bodies, burned beyond recognition, were taken to the Baltimore city morgue.

Dr. Gustav Flaubert, deputy medical examiner of Anne Arundel County, said _ three were young girls and seven were women

lie said there body near the the burned-out hall not removed, because feared the wall would Dr. Flaubert said a body was en route morgue

William Padfield disaster chairman for

were

was anoiner north wall of but it was firemen topple. tweifth to the

Red Cross northern

scene

The fire started shortly after > p. m. with the first alarm being turned in at 5:14. First unit 4o respond was the Brook- lyn Community Volunteer Fire Department which arrived within three minutes and im- mediately sent out a “general aiarm” plea for all available help from nearby communities.

The ceiling over the kitchen where the fire started collapsed about 15 minutes later. Later the entire roof gave way. By 6:20 the fire was “under con- trol.”

Only the walls were left standing as firemen began searching through the smoking debris. Personal belongings were strewn all over the area, and those who had been inside milled about for some clue as to the safety of friends and relatives

Julie Bowen, who had just emerged from the hall after

See FIRE, Page 15, Col. 1

Has Good Chance to Live

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said the President's re-'*pipe of peace.”

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See EDEN, Page 9, Col. 4

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Frozen F oundling Baby Is Revived After Doctors Pronounce Him Dead

ble gasps were noted, at yh They dont even know who point the baby was rus#€d to he is.

the operating room, where ox- Cathleen Weber, 57, of 5616 ygen was forced into the in- Eads st. ne., told police she fant’s lungs and adrenalin in- stepped out on her front porch : be jected into the heart. ‘about 11:15 a. m. yesterday to utes after several members of" 4+ 1:45 p. m. there was an bring in the mail, and “there the staff had pronounced 5/M sydible heartbeat of 80 a min- he was!’ dead. ute and several hours later the. He was _ The child, about five weeks child’s temperature had risen wrapped in old, was taken to the hospital's under normal room tempera-| blankets, Mrs. Weber said. She pediatric ward about noon ves- ture and continued oxygen ad-|was unable to estimate how terday with a temperature of ministration to 96 degrees—only | much time the baby had spent 73 degrees and no detectibie 26 short of normal on her porch, she said, because heartbeat. Artificial respiration) Respiration and heartbeat, ap-| she had not left the house until was applied continuously with proached normal at the same she went for the mail.. no apparent success, and ihe) time, and although the baby| Police last night were exam. baby ~was officially called dead, stayed on the “critical” list,/ ining the blankets and the few 9 with several internes concuf-|the pronouncement of death|poor pieces of clothing the _.. 21-23 ring in the pronouncement 'was rescinded and physicians baby wore in an effort to dis- Winchell ....35 Artificial respiration was| accorded the infant “a good eover some link to the identity Women’s .31-33 ‘continued, however, until, fee- chance to survive.” ‘of the foundling’s parents,

D. C. General Hospital doc- tors battled yesterday to pre- serve the life of a frozen found. ling baby boy whose feeble | gasping was noted a few min-

By Paul Sampson Staff Reporter | «What happens when 10,000 | automobile dealers descend on Washington?

Today’s Index

Page | Page Alsops 9| Keeping Well 37 Amusements 34} Kilgalien 34 Classified .24-29 | Movie Guide 34 Comics . 36-39} Night Clubs 30 Crossword 36 | Obituaries 12 District Line 38 | Parsons ....34

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Sharing the speakers’ ros- trum with Sen. Kennedy will be - three other famous personali- ties: Herblock, Jean Shor and Mary McCarthy.

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scholars, to Baltimore in 1848. egg with him, he began by sit- ting at a bench rolling cigars dead pered and in time became a' - “I heard people banging. on tobacco wholesaler and mer- ty Reais be Due to Spend 32 Million Hall,” Kahn said. “We keep that » so WER COUCH OE Th NRE, door locked ail the time and sions eS? When 10,000 Car Dealers Gath ing on. en 9 ar ca crs a er , | “I got a key from the cash Lunch With H * A S hi ~ Th t H the d I heard people scream | i 1e door scream- el c re ome IlSs a appen ing, ‘Let us through! Let us bln Alng a ag Bboy “I opened the door and a hun well-known Senator from Mas- . , FE eg gee 0 ean ores ee ae as “d0-| scribe the planning that went dred people fell into the room. discuss his new book, “Profiles In Courage,” at The Washing- naling oe Ong es Merah company hires all the first BP agen bedi oe laps A Book and Author Luncheon, ‘floor public rooms of the May-| 8°@5; 4%¢ + m working on ; Feb. 8th, in the Statler Presi- | ) ‘bile Dealers Association, which’ party. It expects about 8000| Coming back to the present, thinks big when it comes to guests. he said that by the time the. and this is what happens: ‘buffet supper and cocktail/ Will have been attended by ® A traffic jam develops out- party for 2000 persons. \from 15,000 to 20,000 persons. ‘the Sheraton-Park. (The deal-|mate the dealers will spend $2,;2%d Many representatives ofp.” Pearson 39 ers like to drive their prod-' million while here. allied industries. Editorials ....8| Picture Page 15 16 _ ©For a little Sunday enter-| started a year ago, according ir Jr., Washington auto! faderai Diary 11 | Radio-TV tainment in “good taste for the to Walter M. Kiplinger, con-|4e@ler who is director of the kip Sokolsky Goren | orchestra, : \who is promotion director for|™eeting last March. A detailed Si ae | © They buy about 3000 small’ the NADA, took time out from! See AUTO, Page 9, Col. 6 | Horoscope . 36!

Though he brought a small nest and learning English. He pros-, man the door that leads into the chant rivate schools and the Balti- Pp Schools [ didn’t know what was go register and went over to open Sen. Kennedy . : through!’ 'cameras to give to women at-| answering the phone to de- sachusetts, John F. Kennedy, | clasts PR. in ion. ®An automobile finance be the cpavention ton Post and Times Herald Well, the National Automo-\flower Hotel for a cocktail) S!plinger said. dential Room ‘conventions, is meeting here) ® One auto firm throws a Convention ends Wednesday, it ‘side their headquarters hotel, ¢ Convention officials esti-- That includes NADA members ucts wherever they go.) | Planning for the convention; Miplinger and A. Letwich | Events Today 12) Postlude ; ) 5 | day” they hire a symphony vention manager. iplinger, Convention, ‘held their first)

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THE WASHINGTON POST and TIMES HERALD 2 Monday, January 30,1956 -

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Legion Hits Hoover

Unit

Plan to Cut Veteran Aid

i'The Legion expressed strong United Press opposition to 46 recommenda- , , tions of the Hoover Commis-

The American Legion yester- sion, approved the “purpose” day sharply opposed 46 Hoover of 31 other recommendations, Commission recommendations and took no stand on 237 other which would change or restrict recommendations not “ger- the privileges and benefits of 'mane” to veterans’ programs.

By John W. Finney

veterans.

The Legion reserved some of

The Legion also called on the its strongest language for Com- Eisenhower Administration not mission recommendations to make any “far-reaching” stricting the Veterans Admin. changes in veterans’ programs istration hospital program and —as recommended by the com- the medical privileges of vet- mission—until veterans groups erans. have had a chance to express’ ft sharply criticized recom- their views. mendations for closing down

It expressed opposition to VA hospitals declared surplus Hoover Commission recommen- by the Commission's medical dations affecting veteran medi- task force and for curtailing cal services, compensation, pens construction of new VA hos- sions, insurance, educational pitals. programs, home loan guaran-| “Too great stress has been tees and veterans preference given the dollar cost,” the in Federal employment. Legion said. “Too little atten-

The Legion's opposition was tion has been given to the hu- expressed in a 15,000-word manitarian side of the question “analysis” of recommendations of treating those war veterans of the Commission on organi-\cither physically or mentally zation of the executive branch, | disabled.” . headed by former President’, “Guided by Dollar Cost”

Hoover. | nel fp me e Legion opposed as being

31 Points Approved “guided only by the standard The report, which represents of dollar cost” a proposal that the national position of the Le- a veteran's statement of inabil- gion, dealt only with recom- ity to pay for hospitalization mendations affecting veterans. be subject to verification. It

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ost Tcupls

These footnotes to the week's national news have been gathered by the report- ers of The Washington Post and Times Herald.

British Prime Minister An- thony Eden's televised 45-minute press conference, set for 10:30 a.m. Friday in the National Press Club, will be the first of its kind ever attempted by a) British chief—either at home| or abroad chief—either at home or abroad.

Patterned after the traditional presidential press meetings in the White House, Eden’s ground rules call for each newsman to) identify himself and his news affiliation before voicing his question. The affair promises to

' to-heart

TV-radio talk to the

American people. Record-setting as the total of Eden's efforts

sum

to get

‘himself across to this country

may be, their results still will have to be measured in terms of the popularity achieved by his redoubtable predecessor, Win-

‘ston Churchill, observers agree o 7 7

The dgree of “reluctance”

judgeship to return to his old job as counsel to the Sen- ate Internal Security Subcom- mittee can be better caicu- lated in the light of these reports:

*His resignation from the $17,000-a-year New York post

|aisie and add, the minimum highest regard.” with which Robert Morris | quit his New York municipal |

said VA hospital applications presently in use are adequate to determine an applicant's eli- gibility. for medical care.

It scored as “unrealistic” a recommendation that veterans assume a liability to pay for hospital care of nonservice-

connected disabilities.

The Legion also lashed out at. a proposal that a Federal

‘advisory council of health be

Father’s Project

Fight for Tax Cut Kept Up By Dingell

International News Service

The late Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.), sponsored many tax- eut bills during his 22 years in ,Congress—most of them aimed

. at helping “the

; little man.”

Now his son, who has suc- ceeded him in the House,

George Asks House Test Of Aid Plan

Associated Press

Sen. Walter F. George (D-| Ga.) said yesterday he has ad-| vised Administration leaders to test the temper of the House, before they bring their pro-| posed long-range foreign aid) program before the Senate.

George, who heads the Sen- ate Foreign Relations Commit- tee, has announced his opposi- tion to any over-all commit-

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MANCHESTER, N. H., Jan. 29 (‘*)—Sen. land (R-Calif.) said tonight he will not allow his name to be

William F. Know-

Knowland Holds Name Out of N. H? Primary

“I will not permit my name

‘to be entered in the preferen-

tial primary in New Hampshire. As I have stated previously,

in New Hampshire’s|I am for President Eisenhower

ntered disiin the tet ion primary. But

he made it clear he will not dis- courage his supporters from

running a delegate slate favor-

able to his candidacy.

The Senate Minority .Lead- er’s announcement apparently President Eisenhower

,til that time has passed,

if he runs again.”

“I believe the President will make his decision known by the middle of February and un I will take no affirmative action.”

Asked whether he would anything to encourage a slate

“dao

appointed by the President to act as a coordinator of Federal health programs. of such a “super agency,” it said, “would add nothing to the

types of care and treatment now |

provided by the Veterans Ad- ministration for disabled vet-| erans.

“Not Opposing” Hoover Group

In opposing the recommenda: | tions, the Legion said it “is not opposing the Hoover Commis- sion. Rather we are in the posi- tion of giving constructive sup- port to the system of benefits and services which have been created by the Congress.”

Among the proposals ap- proved by the Legion was one calling on the VA to emphasize medical care and rehabilitation services for ‘the aging veteran in order to reduce the number of chronic bed cases.

The creation

‘equipment, it said.

ments for future year foreign economic spending. He has said he might consider some specific projects but wants ‘Congress to retain a yearly ‘check on policies and spend- ing.

With Sen. William F. Know- land (R-Calif.) taking the same ‘attitude, there were indica- tions the Administration will take the hint and try its luck in the House first.

Chairman James P. Rich- }ards (D-S. C.) of the House For- ‘eign Affairs Committee has in- dicated more. sympathy with Secretary of State John Foster

PARIS, Jan. 29 French Dulles’ proposal than George) scientists have just completed and Knowland, the Senstg

a mobile radar “brain” that can | Minority Leader. direct missiles accurately to a|. S0Wland has distance of 50 miles against at-\284!"St economic aid for tack planes, the newspaper Le neutral” countries and the Journal du Dimanche reported Senate Committee will take a today. The brain consists of me phew: aspect of the pro- ' ram Tuesday. two big trucks full of electronic The Senate group has called ‘John Sherman Cooper, Ambas- \sador to India, before it then

United Press

Honored at VA

Naomi F. Mann, Veterans Ad- ministration placement offi- cer, will be honored today with two awards for her many years of outstanding service in ‘the recruitment and place- ‘ment of handicapped workers.

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New Radar ‘Brain’

Reuters

come out

Precedent for Eden... With Ike’s Rules...

Morris vs. Boredom... Profits and Income

was listening in respectful pain the other day to a Republican colleague's speech full of praise for the Democrats. The ordeal over, Brooks confided that it reminded him of a Con- gressman who habitually in- sisted that “I have the highest regard for all my colleagues.” But then he'd look across the “For you, I have

> Non-stop air travel between Washington and any European Capital is being eyed by Penta- gon officials as the answer to its ever-present “Case of the Impatient VIP.” They have in mind a new airliner, now abuilding, as a

for testimony behind closed doors. The Committee also plans to

carrying on where his fa ther left off Young Dingell, 29. who bears his father’s

name, a n- | Dingell nounced last night he would introduce a tax |bill today.

Dingell termed his bill “a tribute to the vision” of his father “and to his humaneness and concern for the common man.” The measure would in- clude a $100 increase in the $600 ‘exemption each taxpayer now receives.

Dingell said ‘this is the little mans tax cut,” and estimated ‘that more than half the $2,474.- 000,000 tax reduction would go to families with incomes under $5000 per year.

The late Congressman re- vealed to a newsman last Sept. 12, in what was probably his final interview, that he was try- ing to work out a tax cut “to help the little man.” who, he stated, “certainly deserves hav- ing his tax load reduced.”

That was a week before he

Brucker is being billed by the National Press Club in his role as guest speaker for its upcom- ing Wednesday luncheon as “The Man Who Laughed At Sen. Joe McCarthy.”

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The President's heart attack is being mentioned prominently among grounds for expectations that the American Heart Asso- ciation this year will top the $15 million it collected in 1955 for research on the country’s hed est killer.”

Gen. Mar. Clark, USA (Ret.),' manager of this year’s heart fund campiagn, said last week the President's attack had fo- cussed public attention on the

look further into proposals for| died. He said he planned to in- American participation in fi-\troduce the bil! just as soon nancing the proposed Aswan'as Congress met again the fol- Dam in Egypt. lowing January. Dingell Sr Under Secretary of State|was the No. 2 man on the tax Herbert Hoover Jr., is reported! writing House W ays and Means to have told the Senate Ap- Committee. propriations Committee last Dingell's week that a proposed initial would also $55 million United States con- itreatment tribution may be taken from/ dividends.” He estimated this area development funds al-|'would save the Government ready appropriated for the In- $420 million a year. ternational Cooperation Ad-| He said.a $100 increase in ex- ministration. ‘emptions would eliminate en- This has raised questions in tirely the payment of income some Senatory minds whether taxes by 5,600,000 small taxpay- the ICA is going ahead with ers. commitments which would in-) volve other American expend- itures over the 10-year period expected to be required for construction of the dam.

son said his bill repeal “special

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will have no opposition in the of delegates to file in your be- March 13 ballot’s preference half,’ the Californian smiled poll but that a slate of pro- and replied Eisenhower delegates will have’ “Well, as IT understand it, | to fight for the 14 votes the have no control over sit State will have at the Repub- yation.” lican National Convention. Knowland reiterated his per- sonal support for President|©°"Sists of two separate sec- Eisenhower in the event the! tions—a “preference poll’ in President decides to seek an-| which voters are given an op- other term. But his action ap-| portunity to express a prefer- parently assured an intra-party|ence for the presidential can- battle for convention delegates.| didate of their choice and a Ending several weeks of|separate contest for delegates speculation as to what role he) to the national political conven- will play in the primary, Know- | tions. The preference poll is not land told a news conference: | binding on delegates,

that

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