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Move To Oust Moody
From Committee Hinted
WASHINGTON-(P)-A Republican move to squeeze Sen. Moody
(D-Mich.) off the key Senate Banking Committee, in the event a
special session of congress is called, came to light yesterday.
The Committee would play a major role if President Truman
calls the mid-campaign session of congress he says he is considering
to deal with, a threat of mounting prices. If he does so, he said, he
would ask it primarily for a toucher wage-price control law.
MOODY is one of the few pro-Truman stalwarts on the group,
through which any new economic controls bill would have to pass.
Sen. Flanders (R-Vt.) con-

Allies, Reds
Trade Air,
Land Blows
SEOUL, Sunday, Aug. 10-(A')-
The Korean war raged with new
intensity yesterday as Allies and
Reds traded heavy blows on land
and in the air.
Carrier-based British warplanes
shot down a MIG-15 jet within.
50 miles of the 38th parallel. U.S.
F18e sabre-jets nailed a MIG in
Northwest Korea. That brought
the Red toll in six blistering days
of air combat to 20 destroyed and
22 damaged. '
1M-29 SUPERFORTS plastered
the North Korean capital with
10-ton bombs in a continuation of
pounding attacks on prime mili-
tary targets throughdut the coun-
On the ground, the Commun-
ists fired 21,688 rounds of artil-
lery and mortar in what may
have been their heaviest bom-
bardment of the war.
U.N.' and Red troops clashed
twice in bloody battles at two key
points on the 155-mile battle-
front. The Communists hurled
more than 13,000 rounds from
their big guns in a bitter but vain
attempt to regain a hill on the
central front.
.1 8 r r
SEA fURIES from HMS Ocean
tangled three times with 14 MIGs
near Chinnampo, port city for
Pyongyang. In addition to one
MIG destroyed, pilots reported
three others damaged. Two sea
furies - comparatively slow and
heavy fighter-bombers-were hit.
But the Navy said damage was
minor and both pilots escaped in-
The MIGs attacked the sea
furies while the British planes
were pounding Chinnampo tar-
Far to the North, U.S. F-86
sabre jets, flying protective cover
for fighter-bombers, blasted an-
other MIG from the skies. There
were no reports of any Allied loss-
es in this fight. In the previous
five days, the Air Force said, there
were no U.N. losses in air combat.
The B-29s that raided Pyong-
yang dropped their 10-tonners on
a military vehicle and supply con-
centration in the northwest edge
of the city.
* * *
THE PLASTERED target was
not hit in the big July 11 strike,
heaviest of the Korean war. The
Air Force did not say how many
B-29s were involved. It said there
was some flak and a few Red
fighters. The fighters did not at-
Naguib Against
CAIRO, Egypt-(,)-Maj. Gen.
Mohammed Naguib, commander-
in-chief of the Egyptian armed
forces and leader of the coup that
ousted former King Farouk, said
last night he has no faith in dic-
"I will not seek the creation of
any sort of dictatorship in Egypt,"
Naguib said.
NAGUIB was answering the
question at an interview as to
whether he believes dictatorship
might be necessary to enforce a
purge of corrupt elements in Egyp-
tian political parties and to solve
the difficulties now confronting

The General expressed dis-
satisfaction with the parties re-
ported purging themselves of
corrupt elements. He 'described
their procedure as a sham and

firmed reports that the Repub-
licans in their effort to dislodge
Moody will use the same argu-
ments which installed the Mich-
igan senator as a member of
the committee in the first place.
Democratic Governor G. Men-
nen Williams appointed Moody to
the Senate last year to succeed the
late Sen. Arthur H. Vandenberg,
a Republican. That gave the
Democrats a three-voteSenate
majority-50 to 46. It also forced
a shakeup of Senate committee
assignments which knocked Sen.
Bennett (R-Utah) off the Banking
Committee to make way for
Moody. The Democrats argued
successfully at the time that a
one-votebigger majority entitled
them to the committee seat.
Republican Gov. John Lodge of
Connecticutt has delayed appoint-
ing a successor to Sen. Brien Mc-
Mahon, a Democrat and adminis-
tration supporter who died last
month. But Lodge almost cer-
tainly would appoint a Republi-
can promptly if there should be a
special session of congress.
* * *
cratic majority back to two-the
same 49 to 47 margin which exist-
ed before Vandenberg's death-
and set off Republican demands
that Bennett be given back his
seat on the banking committee.
Moody would have to take some
lesser committee assignment if
this occurred.
Arnall Submits
nall's resignation as Price Stabili-
zer has been given to President
Truman but whether it will be ac-
cepted immediately depends upon
the price outlook, it was learned
last night.
Arnall, who has headed the Of-
fice of Price Stabilization (OPS)
since February, carried his resig-
nation with him when he called on
the President last Wednesday.
Both Truman and Arnall de-
clined subsequent comment on
the resignation.
Some administration officials
have reported that the President
is reluctant to see Arnall leave and
have predicted he would make a
strong effort to keep Arnall on the
ARNALL has told the President
it might be necessary to call Con-
gress back into special'session "if
food prices continue to get out of
hand any skyrocket."
Officials have indicated that if
the President felt impelled to call
Congress back to handle price leg-
islation, he would want to have
an experienced price control man,
such as Arnall, available to pre-
sent the situation on congressional

Greeks Fire
More Shots
Into Island
Continue Attempt
To Oust Bugars
DIKEA, Greece (on the Greek-
Bulgarian border) - WP) - En-
trenched Greek soldiers threw a
few more shots into Gamma islet
on the nervous Greek-Bulgarian
frontier yesterday in a continued
unsuccessful attempt to clear Bul-
garian occupants off the 300-yard-
long island.
Greek fire from mortars, mach-
ne-guns and automatic weapons
has been directed intermittently
at the island for three days now.
e s *
SUCCESSIVE 48-hour and 24
hour ultimatums from the Greeks
failed to clear the Bulgars out,
The Greeks have been care-
ful to confine theirfiring to the
disputed river island which they
claimi s Greek soil, and they are
telling the Bulgars of this cau-
tion over loud-speakers mount-
ed on jeeps.
Communist Bulgaria has no dip-
lomatic relations with Greece, and
Bulgar border officials have ig-
nored Greek requests to talk the
situation over, the Greeks said.
So the desultory firing might
continue until the Greeks get tired
of it or something else happens.
Nobody is getting hurt, so far as
is known, in the present shooting.
THE BULGARS have apparently
paid little attention to it -since
a single volley of machine gun fire
was loosed at the Greeks, the
Greeks said, from the Bulgar
north bank of the Evros River on
the night of Aug. 7. The Greeks
also started their shooting at that
United Nations military ob-
servers, who reported to U. N.
headquarters two days ago that
big forces from both countries
are ready for action in a "very
dangerous" situation, were re-
luctant to comment yesterday
on the previous estimate of the
The ranking observer, Col. Mu-
rad Ali of Pakistan, told this re-
porter, however, he had observed
the return to normal life on the
Bulgar side of the river. He watch-
ed it through field glasses.
The U. N. observers are not per-
mitted on Bulgarian soil
Bishop Hubbard
To Give Sermon
Bishop Russell S. Hubbard, As-
sistant Bishop of the Episcopal
Church of Michigan will confirm
a class and preach the sermon at
11 a.m. today at the Episcopal
National League
Brooklyn 6-4 Philadelphia 0-2
,Boston 2 New York 0
Pittsburgh 4 Chicago 3
American League
Detroit 6 Chicago 1
Boston 3 New York 1

Stevenson, Ike
Views Described
Filibuster Curbs, Enlarged Social
Security Program, Benefits Hinted
By The Associated Press
Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson was represented last night as likely to
use his influence, if elected President, to curb Senate filibusters and
then try to find some way to bar actual discrimination in hiring.
His Republican Presidential opponent, Dwight D. Eisenhower,
came out for a broadened social security program and an increase
in benefits to the old folks.
* * * *
THE APPRAISAL of Stevenson's position on civil rights came
from an authoritative source, who declined to be quoted by name,
at his headquarters in Springfield, Ill. It bore out the impression
- * *. twhich reporters in daily contact

-Daily-Jack Bergstrom
HOUSE REMOVED-Passers-by stop to observe the destruction of a house on Forest and N. Univer-
sity which is one of the eight being removed to make way for the construction of a new women's
athletic building. It is expected the clearing of property will be completed by Sept. 1*

Interment for Eva Peron
To Be Today in Capital
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - dles rested. Military bands played
UP)-The body of Eva Peron was funeral dirges as 45 white shirted
taken through troop-lined streets workers slowly pulled the carriage
to the national capitol yesterday to the black draped capitol build-
in a solemn military and civilian ing from the Ministry of Labor
procession unmatched in Argen- building where it had lain in state
tina's history. since Mrs. Peron's death two weeks
President Juan D. Peron, in a ago.

grey suit and slipover sweater,
marched behind the seven-foot
high gun carriage on which the
mahogany casket with silver han-
Hvasia Prison
Mate Reveals
More News
fellow prisoner of John Hvasta,
the young American reported to
have escaped from a Czechoslo-
vak prison last January, said yes-
terday that in the first months of
servitude Hvasta believed the Unit-
ed States Government would be
able to obtain his freedom.
Hvasta never talked in those
days about trying to break out of
the grim old prison of Leopoldov
near the city of Bratislava, the
informant said through an inter-
4 - *
THE MAN who knew Hvasta is
a Czech refugee who was himself
in Elopoldov prison for a time be-
fore he was transferred to work in
the uranium mines from which he
made his own escape.
Subsequently this man fled to
Canada where he found employ-
ment first in gold mines in Que-
bee Province and later as a hotel
bellhops He recently came to the
United States on a visit and
made contact with the anti-
Communist former ambassador
of Czechoslovakia here, Jurai
His account of his observations
and talks with Hvasta was ob-
tained by reporters from Slavik.
The former ambassador declined
to reveal the man's identity but
said that before he was imprison-
ed he had been a government offi-
cial in the price control adminis-
tration in Czechoslovakia. Slavik
said the refugee has relatives in
his homeland who might be harm-
ed if his identity were disclosed.
* *
SLAVIK expressed the view that
Hvasta would have required as-
sistance in making his reported
escane from the prison because it
was so strong and surrounded by
high walls that he would not have
been able to get out by himself.
The State Department an-
nounced Friday that the foreign
affairs ministry of Communist
Czechoslovakia had informed it
that Hvasta escaped Jan. 2 and
that his present whereabouts are
The department announcement
said American authorities had
been unable to turn tp any infor-
mation "which would confirm or
contradict the accuracy of the
statement of the Czechoslovak

I t5w.

THERE THE body of the na-
tion's first lady lay in state until
today, when it will be taken to the
general headquarters building of
the General Confederation of La-
bor (CGT) for temporary burial,
the climax of unprecedented na-
tional mourning.
Later it is to be embalmed for
permanent public display in a
multi-million dollar Eva Peron
monument to be built from
workers' donations in the heart
of the city,
Hundreds of thousands of griev-
ing Argentines from Buenos Aires
and the provinces have viewed the
body as it lay in state in the La-
bor Ministry building. Thousands
more passed by the glass-topped
coffin this afternoon for a final
look at the wax-like face of the
woman who once was hailed as
one of Latin America's greatest
After Mrs. Peron died July 26
the government directed that mili-
tary honors usually paid only to
presidents dying in office should
be rendered to the blonde former
radio actress who became a pow-
erful political figure. Yesterday's
procession was organized to show
that the nation's armed forces and
the people and workers are united.
Car Insurance
Rates Hiked
LANSING, Mich.-(P)-Automo-
bile insurance rates over a wide
swath of Michigan will go up 9.9
per cent tomorrow.
The new rates will not apply on
policies now in force, but they will
apply on renewals and on new
THE STATE Insurance Depart-
ment said fire, theft, collision,
property and public liability( in-
jury to others) insurance, as well
as comprehensive coverage, which
includes fire, theft, windstorm,
falling objects, etc., rates will be
The new rate schedules are
being put into effect by 263 non-
mutual insurance companies do-
ing business in Michigan. The
Automobile Club of Michigan,
said its insurance rates would
not be affected.
W. 0. Hildebrand, manager of
the Michigan Association of In=
surance Agents, said that for rate-
making purposes the state is di-
vided into 11 territories, with rates
varying according to the accident
and claim records of the terri-
In territory No. 1, which in-
cludes the Detroit area, a "five=
and ten" bodily injury and prop-
erty damage policy where the car
is driven for non-business pur-

Final Daily
With this issue the summer
session Michigan Daily ceases
publication. Publication will be
resumed on Tuesday, Septem-
ber 23.
Willie Moans
About Loss
Of Business
EL PASO, Tex.-tP)-Willie the
Panhandler complained bitterly
about business yesterday-from in-
side the El Paso city jail.
Willie-full name Willie Cob-
ins-was picked up on a down-
town corner at his regular trade
of mooching nickels and dimes.
4 4 *
AROUND THE corner officers
found Willie's -1952 Lincoln sej
dan inside catching a few well-
earned winks was his $35-a-week
chauffer Billy Hill, 18.
Willie's business complaints
had to do with his recent fre-
quent change of address-at the
request of officers. He and his
entourage departed Oklahoma
City last Thursday after a brief
stay. Before that they were in
"This sore of thing ain't good
for business," Willie moaned
through the bars here yesterday.
"People reading about that ole
Lincoln of mine, they gonna think
I'm a millionaire.
"Cops all the time arresting me
-that's bad for business. Also I
for this boy to drive me to work
runs about $143 a month. I gotta
keep working to make money
enough to pay off."
WHEN WILLIE is begging char-
ity change he pushes his withered
body along on a wooden cart by
Oklahoma City officers got wise
to Willie when the 18-year-old
chauffer and companion attempt-
ed to change $50 of nickels and
dimes into folding money. He told
police that his first day's "take"
in Oklahoma City was about $64.

Alger Picks
Three Men
For -Posts
LANSING - () - The Republi-
cans face a largely cut and dried
state convention next week while
the Democrats could expect some-
thing of a hassle.
Both parties hold sessions next
Saturday to nominate candidates
for state office. The Republicans
will meet in Grand Rapids and the
Democrats in Lansing.
M. Alger Jr., who last Tuesday eas-
ily won the party's nomination for
Governor in the primary election,
has come out flatly for three can-
didates for the four available nom-
These are State Chairman
Owen J. Cleary to follow Alger
Into the Secretary of State's
chair, and State Treasurer D.
Hale Brake and Attorney Gen-
eral Frank G. Millard to succeed
These endorsements from the
man now In unquestioned com-
mand of the party were considered
tantamount to nomination.
THERE IS A chance, however,
for a fight over the nomination
for auditor general.
Alger is taking a "hands off"
attitude, telling Auditor Gener-
al John B. Martin Jr. he will
neither oppose nor endorse him
for renomination,
There was reportedly a move to
seek the Auditor General nomina-
tion for Arthur Bruno of Han-
cock, president of the Upper Pen-
insula Republican Association.
This was an attempt to return to
the old tradition of having one
candidate on the ticket from the
upper peninsula.
BOTH PARTIES will be called
on to nominate a candidate to run
on a non-partisan ballot to suc-
ceed the late Supreme Court Jus-
tice, Walter H. North,
Arthur E. Summerfield of
Flint, Michigah national com-
mitteeman who was elected na-
tional chairman of the party
last month, will give the keynote
At the same time the Democrats
will be meeting in Lansing to name
their nominees for the same offi-
ces, but with a lot less guidance
from the top man.
Governor Williams has not en-
dorsed any of a number of aspir-
ants for nominations. There is
doubt that he will ever do so,
preferring, his aides say, to let
the delegates make up their own

with the Governor since his nom.
ination have gained.
If it is borne out, and the
source was in a position to know
Stevenson's views, such a stand
seemed likely to touch off new
friction in the South, whose
leaders by and large have ndl
cated so far they are more
pleased with Stevenson than
they were with Truman four
years ago.
The Springfield source also de-
scribed Stevenson as feeling that
he could make a substantial re-
duction in the federal budget
within two years and probably cut
At Denver, Eisenhower talked
with three members of the House
Ways and Means Committee, who
reported he was greatly interested
in their suggestion that the In-
ternal Revenue Bureau, ridden by'
recent scandals, be divorced from
the Treasury Department,
THE GENERAL also called for
extension of social security to
some 14 million more persons and
for increased old age payments.
He put out a statement saying In
"I am particularly concerned
about the present inadequacies
of the social security law and
feel strongly that the law ought
to be extended to presently un-
covered persons.
"One of the pressing problems
In the field of social security, both
on the merits and security, are
the old folks.
Stephen A. Mitchell, Steven-
son's choice for Democratic a-
tional Chairman, describedi-
self at a Chicago News confer-
ence as strictly an amateur In
politics, and said he would not
discuss campaign plans or is-
sues until he has talked with
the governor.
' "I'm a journeyman lawyer who
has been put in a new job," he
said, "and I've got to find out
what it's all about.
"I'm very eager to be of help to
Gov. Stevenson any way I can.
I'm most enthusiastic about his
candidacy and Sen. John Spark-
MITCHELL has been In Wash-
ington, acting as chief counsel to
a House subcommittee which has
been investigating the department
of justice.
James A. Farley, former chair-
man of the Democratic National
Committee, said that John Fos-
ter Dulles' criticism, of the Tru-
man administration's foreign
policy is "illogical and silly."
Dulles had said after a Denver
conference with Eisenhower on
Friday that Truman's foreign,
policy is placing America in the
greatest peril in its history.
Tax Posts
Go to Three
Career Men.
WASHINGTON-()-Three tax
service career men-all lawyers,
and the oldest of them 44-were
named assistant commissioners of
internal revenue in a reorganiza-
tion of the service's headquarters
here yesterday.
The trio, to be sworn in tomor-
row for, duties substantially like
those they were performing under
the old set-up, are:
Justin F. Winkle, 41-year-old
native of Seneca Falls, N. Y., who
has already put in 25 years' gov-
ernment service, started as a mes-
senger at 16. He will supervise
general operations, including the
field service and collections work.
Norman A. Sugarman, 35-
years-old, a Cleveland, O., na-

'Modern Views' Talks
To Highight Calendar

Events for the last week of the
summer session will be highlighted
by the three final lectures in the
"Modern Views of Man and So-
ciety" series.
As part of the series, Dean Phil-
ip S. Florence of, the School of
Commerce of the University of
Birmingham, England, will speak
on "The Motivation and Conduct
of Industrial Society" at 4:15 p.m.
Tuesday in the Rackham Amphi-
*M * *t
AT 8 P.M. Wednesday in the


Prof. Eli Fischer-Jorgensen of
the University of Copenhagen,
Denmark, will address the sessions
to be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in
the Rackham Amphitheatre and
at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the League
dining room.
At the first meeting the profes-
sor will speak on "Approaches to
Auditory Classification of Speech
Sounds" and at the second "Struc-
tural Law of Accidental Gaps in
Phonemic Distribution."
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