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Weather P a r t l y cloudy, warm, wvn. FINAL EDITION Serving The Rio Grande Valley For Over 50 Years 65TH V K A R -- NO. 288 (/P) MEMBER BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 1947 12 PAGES PRICE 6c HURCH GETS ROSA PHANAGE Coal Miners Halt Contract Negotiations Union Heads Staj Away Because 0 Release To Press W A S H I N G T O N . J u n p § 4 : ,-- vp, -- C o n t r a c t n e # o t i a : t i n n s b e t w e e n John T,. Lewis' U n i t e d M i n e W o r k e r s a n d s n n t h e m coal operator;', b r o k e clown t o d a y . Ten m i n u t e s he To r e t a l k s \ v o r o s c h e d u l e d t o r e s u m e , t h e T M W i v p i ' P s r - M i l . a t i v o H n o t i f i e f I o p e r a t o r s t h e y w o u l d n o t a t t e n d b e c a u s e t h r m i n r ownrrs yr-sterdpy Ivncl : m a d e puhlir t h r i r \vns?e proposals. Thf' 1 I n r l u d r d an of for of an 85 fMit.s r l a i l y pny jnrren.'.e In r r t t i r n fo? 1 a b a n d o n m e n t of p n r l n l - t o - p o r - t a i pa;. Mmc for u n d e r g r o u n d t r a v H in t h e mines. L a u r e n c e K. Tienipy. Jr.. chairman of the n e g o t i a t i n g conference, told r e p o r t e r s t h a t the union rep- r r s f - p . t f i t i v r r . had warned the opera t o r ? t h e y "were not. comlncr baek" i n t o thr \vaur meeting., if the owners issued n press release. Formal collapse of the negotiations wa« delayed, however, be- caure the conference o f f i c e r s stuck around in ca^p the miners showed u p l a t r r . S i m i l a r m-KOllftlion.s between I.,f'wu, a n d operators from the? north n n r l wcM wero suspended u e e k a f t e r the two sides dls- ed on the Issue of waters. Areas In India Plan HOt'lH WtST r*ONII(K MOVINCI This map outlines three major political areas In India, as the British announced their rJan for India's independence with the Indian people to decide whether there shall be one or two Independent governments. Forlons of the predominantly Moslem states (black areas) may decide, u n d e r a partition arrangement, to join with the Hindu states (shaded areas) in forming: Hindustan, and Calcutta (A) and New, Delhi (B) arc expected to become part of Hindustan. The remaining- areas of the Moslem states will form Pakistan. The princely states (white areas) may remain Independent, or they may Join cither Pakistan or Hindustan, If such * p a r t i t i o n docs occur. (AI* Wlrephoto Map), Truman Asks War Diplomats See Arms P !!lJ^ Sales To Argentina Truman To Delay Action On Slash Of Income Taxes i WASHINGTON, June 4 --(/P;-President Truman will not net on the $4,000,000,000 income tax cut bill before he leave? for Kansas City Friday moning. Secretary Charles Q. Ross said today. Ross told reporters he did not know whether Mr. Truman would act before he leaves for Canada next Monady a f t e r his return from the Midwest. In Kansas City, he will address the meeting of the 351:h Division with which he served lp the first world war. The tax bill, he added, has not yet reached the president's desk although congress completed work on it yesterady, Has 10 Days To Decide The Chief Executive has 10 days, not counting Sundays, to approve or veto it, but the time element pressed in from another direction. The bill on which the senate completed congressional ' action yesterday is designed to take effect July 1. That means hundreds of thousands of revised withholding tax instructions and -forms ; will have to go out to employers · all over the country in the next three weeks if the bill becomes law. Most withholdings woukl be cut 20 or 30 per cent the first of next month. Senator Millikin (R-Colo, who piloted the bill through the senate, said he. looks for - the President to act this week. Secretary of the Treasury Snyder indicated a decision iy)ight be 'reached at a special cabinet meet- t n n k e r . v Pi e i d M i t hnn ?,00 W A SHI NO TON. J u n e 4 President T r u m a n nskccl ·uona; lenders of ' b o t h parties to- ;-iav to speed nc\ ion on his re- q u e s t s for ( M e n t i o n of c e r t a i n w a r powf.-r*. dm- to expire J u n e Mr. T r u n i n n c ; l l e r l on t h e m to h u r r y rnru ' n i e n t of b i l l , now pr-nol- sru*. to: 1. K x U i i d t h f M a r i l i t n r Com- rmiinn'.i a u t h o r i t y l o c h a r t e r o i l KpcnkcT M a n n said Unasked t h i . H especially 'o possible oil shortfiKC In M i t t i - : ; t h i s w i n t e r . T h e ni now operates more t'-inkers. l\ K x t e n d for one y e a r t';ic F,x- ·-.ort-Control a c t . This would ap- pjy t o cei'Uln article?, s t i l l In -hort supply. Extension Irgl.vla- Joo h;t.s been approved by the Hour.'- A r m e d ttr-rvlr.«; Coimulttee n»?l nl.'io i?; b e f o r e the J e n n i e J i i d l c i a r y C ' o n n u l f . t r c . :\. K x t r n r i c e r t a i n n l l o c a t t m n n d p u o n t v f o n t r o l . ' . u n d e r t ; i e H e - :,MKJ War, A c t . This n p - ilir.% to food.-;, f e r t H i / e r r , nivl o t h e r t r a i T P commodities. Hills are be- '01 -f the. J u d i c i a r y e.oinmirtees ol ·oth house.',. The house c o m i m t - rr ha* scheduled hearings for - r i r l a v n n d t h r srnnle croup next Wedne.^dnv. · i Jester Okays Funds For State Col leges A U S T I N . June -1 --'.-I 1 . The h i g h e r r r l u c a t i o n a p p r o p r i a t i o n bill trcsim- la-.v t o d a y when · Gov. . B e a u f o r d H . Jeste'i signed t h e j r e c o r d - b r e a k i n g measure a n d f i l e d ' s« w i t h the Secretary of State. The bill appropriates s4fi.447.B4n. ; , l u m p sum to the statc-support- ::i college, 1 - and universities f o r , h" two fiscal years s t a r t i n g Sept. WASHINGTON, J u n e 4 --(AP)t- President Truman today announced the re.sljfnation of Sprullta" Bnulcn as assistant scorotury of I iiradcn Is a former ambassador to center of eontrovei-Hy Wlllvin the, a d m i n i s t r a t i o n long 1 was at -the over U n i t e d Slftles- There h a v e h r n n report* t h n t hr, wanted to leave, tin: dcparlhicnl. h u l H-JIH \vuiliiiK u n t i l thn outcome of tho (liffe.ronc.fts with Argentina. Tlu'.so differences u'O.i-e prolty well ironed out in a conference yc.s- t r r d a y of President T r u m a n and Ai'RT.nllnc Ambassador Oscar Ivanls- sevlch. W A S H I N G T O N , J u n o -I---(/\')-~Diploinatit look Loclay for Argentina to be, wuumsful in its loni, r bid to gel, UniLncI States arniK, now that the two countries have q u i t Klariny: at one another. They say t h n t sale of American military equipment Lo the Buenos Aires government is one of three major, developments likely to follow yesterday's White House conference re-establishing formal good relation;;. The turn came when President Truman Indicated Lo Argentine SRVS Ambassador Oscar Jvanlssevlch thl W i t h Argentina and the, other A m e r i c a n republics to d r a f t a mutual defense treaty. Tle.'iides the arms sales, d i p l o - m a t i c authorities also predict: 1. Holding ol the inter-American defense conference at Rio de Janeiro, Drn/J.l In July or August If nrnuiKcmcnts can be made In time. 2. A re-estimate of the political situation in South America ns a result of the changed relationship between Buenos Aires and Washington. Some of the small nation;; around A r g e n t i n a which have been f e a r f u l of President J u a n D. Peroii's dynamic policies may want to know now how f a r the United States w i l l continue to support t h e i r resistance to any pressures (See DIPLOMATS, Page 2) E, F. Green Heads Insurance Group Don P E D R O slipped into his f a v o r i t f c h a i r t h i s morning a n d ? J a r - a w a y look was noted In his c-ye.s nr. he glanced over the o f f i c e . "Takinn a t r i p , Don?" he was "Now how did you uuess that," he- rcphf-d w i t h ·" MirpnM-u , look. | . I r e a l l y was · -o MKRCKDES. J u n e 4 -- E. -P. Green, H a r l l n g c n , was elected nro.«--ident of the Valley Underwriters Association at the election of officers here last night when t h e group met in a regular monthly business meeting. Principal speaker was "Chuck" Gninca, Dallas, Assistant director of t h e Institute* of Life Insurance Marketing, SMU. whose subject wns "Good Property." Harry Blair, ·T-Tnrllnscn, was program chair- m a n . / Other officers elected Included · country's willingness to sit down Shrimpers' Barred From Fishing By Brazoria Justice A temporary restraining order lias been Issued by Judge M.S. Munson, of the,23rd District Court at Anglcton, Brazoria county, prohibiting s h r i m p trawlers of tho Brownsville Shrimp Company, Texfr: e| n in ·,' vnhair . / \ni' i "'"iii', 1-iea- ford Company, Grande Seafood Company, Brownsville .Fisheries Company and Jack M. Gaspai', of Port Isabel, individually as the owner of several trawlers, from fishing for shrimp Jn Texas waters, according to reports here today, Reports arc that Deputy Sheriff Paul L. Green, ol Braaoria county, arrived here this morning and turned the order over to Sheriff Boynton Fleming for s e r v i e e It % is r e p o r tc cl that a group of fishermen appeared before J u d - ge Munson yesterday with a petl- SPIRIMPERS, Page 2) Tn.iman Leaves Friday i i In a telegram cancelling a 'scheduled Jackson Day address at ' L O R Angles that/ day, Snycler said \ Mi ( . Truman had called the meeting "due to congressional action" yesterday, when t thc tax b i l l com- ;i)lctcd its Journey through con- RTCKS. | "It is mandatory that I be pre: sent," Snycler added In his wire , i;o * James Roosevelt, c h a i r m a n of the California State Democratic Committee. The President Is clue to leave Friday on a week's trip that will take ' him to Kansas City and Ottawa. One Democratic official on capitol Hill told reporters last night that unless Mr. Truman has a last-minute change of mind he w i l l veto the bill, But speculation continued rife, · The senate approved the measure In its f i n a l form yesterday, 48 -to 20. The .house voted for it Monday, 220 to 00. Hidalgo Calls Vote On Tax Valuation ICDINBURG, June 4 -- Hidalgo Bounty commissioners yesterday mllcd a special election In which voters will decide on n proposed increase of 10 cents por $100 valuation in tax rates. The election will be in August on the same date legislators set an election for state constitutional amendments. The proposal would raise taxes in all · p'ronerty in the county a total of about $40,000 annually, It calls for reallocution of 10 cents of the 15 which may be raised for .jury purposes to the general fund fso that more money for operations will be available. Meanwhile a bill is before the Governor of Texas In Austin which would make a 15 per cent pay raise for all Hidalgo county ' employes mandatory and would cost county taxpayers about $54,000 more annually. ' ' 1 U l 1 1 '"' * .....,-tff-v^-'.. ' · · '-·"' '··'i V'^y) l u - m ,,11 ,^| : ^^'^2/^ J ,X*^ v ^ r:::::r:i fX . ·'/ / \ , v ^ r ' *aV/t il. \ AjW $0. p i r n u up on CH« h clay. Ii.- a d d i t i o n t o ·r. l u n v y schedule I h a v e so m a n y engagements fv.niin;; up. speeches to make a n d o t h e r a c t i v i t i e s "Thi . w a r m w r a t h . - r w i l l keep ilrd U'ratlHT On Pi\Kf Two) Lester Worslfiro, second vice president,; J W. I l l . t r e l l , H a r l i n g e n , secretary- I r r a . - u r r r , n n r l director.--! I n c l u d i n g Ora W a l k , H a r l i n g e n , O. TO, ('hc.stcrmnn. Me A l i e n . Henry P u r ) , Mercedes, H a r r y Blair. Harlingcn, and Mls.s F J f f l e Ingram, Brownsville. Plans for a t t e n d i n g the state convention to be held June 5-6-7 In the Rice hotel at Houston were discussed. Green- and Littroll will represent, the Valley organization, and several other members will attend, Ayoub said. The n e x t meeting of I lie or- Knni/.iitlon w i l l br on the f l r u t 7 ( rlclay in . i n l y , u i l . h I he "oealion to be a n n o u n c e d lnC.n. British Leaders Get Explosives In M C. II, Ilardin, Brownsville, ( l e f t ) , past district governor of the 20-30 Club, congratulates "Gene" Thornton, Corpus Christ!, elected ns new district governor at the semi-annual convention held here during the past weekend. Shown with th-om are "Bob" Carpenter, second from l e f t ) , Grand f.ion, Colorado, I n t e r n a t i o n a l and DcMauohe, Corpus Christi. Photo by K, Studio). June- John Welch Jerseyites Weep £pnnally Forecasts AsWHaguef p eace p^ Resigns As Mayoi JERSEY. N, L., J u n e 4 f/P)--Ma- yor Prank Hague, whoso fnbuloir career as n p o l i t i c a l leader carricc 1 into the modern .scene the excite- m e n t nnd fire- of another era, announced with sudden nbruptne.- today hi.s retirement from office. T h e 71-ycar-olcl Democrati- leader who fought his way out oi the poorest district of -Jersey City to become one of America's mos! durable and powerful of Dcmociv, · t i c . flRiircs told nswKinen hostil summoned to his city hall e h a m - bcnvj that he would ,-;tf:p i.u.. ; v. mayor on · J u n e Hi--the UOth nn- nivr.i-fiary of his election to the ]DO.'it. He will be succeeded by h i : nephew, FranU Hnguu iigpcvs, a city commiKi-ioncr, Hngue .said he was ( a k i n p tli.- step--long; rumored but continually scoffed at by the city, county and state Democratic chief tain--becau- se he felt "the timo has come when, jn justice to my city and my f a m i l y , . 1 must pass on the heavy burden of administrative duties to younger men." The mayor, who has u-al with th.? political m i g h t y .for three decades but never aspired to any higher oi'fice than head of this city o\ 300,000 persons, announced, however, "'that he planned to continue- as Democratic leader in the state and also would retain his post as National fJommittccman and vice chairman of the National D----U- cratic Committee, Hague's resignation was greeted quick! by former Governor Charles Edison, Democratic political foe of the Hague power, as *'good news, but it clues not, by any means, end Haguelsm.' 1 Announcement of the resignation came in a dramatic scene In city hall where Hag'tie has sat as member of the city government for 34 years. The news of his announced retirement spread swiftly, and more than 100 city officials quickly lined up in front of the mayor's office. Tears rolled down the eyes of many, and one white-haired city clerk wept profusely. roval ' WASHINGTON, June -I--(/P)~-Conceding opponents no more I h n n ·i dozen" votes.'Senator Connally D-Tex said today Senate rotifica- ."on of peace treaties w i t h I t a l y , H u n g a r y , Bulgaria and Romania is a ·;rtain1,y. "This f i p h t is all wnfchcd up, 11 Connally t o l d n reporter The Senate ha.s aftrced to vote at, noon iCST) tomorrow on the '.'our pacts. 1 The Texas senator, chief Democratic- sponsor of the- treaties, held out no chance at all for pending' motion by Senuior Pulbright i D - A r k ) l,o defer action on the Hiilinm document u n t i l J a n . 25, 10-18. ; Pulbright acknowledged he Is 'waging' «i losing battle. He said in ' a n interview he expects to muster only "a few" votes fo/ postponement, Hi-, motion would require only a bare majority, while th- treaties themselves mu/jt be ap- vvoved by two-thirds of. tho,*o vot- Court Jury Acquits Man Faces C! LONDON, June 4--(/P)--Scotland Yard said today that prominent Britons had received letters from Italy filled with explosives and 'arranged to detonate when opened. Mn|. Gen. Sir Edward Spears, nn a d m i t t e d anti-Zionist, said he 'received' one of the letters and that It contained "a mechanism I like the Inside of a watch between two sheets of pnper'J^nd a. bag of ' p o w d e r "about the stee of n , " " " """ banana." Attlee said no such letter was A Scotland Yard spokesman ' received at 10 Downing Street, said that "I can neither . confirm nor , deny" a. London Evening Standard report that Field Marshal Lord Montgomery, chief of the Imperial General Staff, and Sir Stafford Cripps, president of the Board of Trade; also received the infernal machines, Scotland Yard agents visited the War Office, however. , -- ·,, - -- · A spokesman for Prime Minister | through regular mall channels, Crime experts were studying the powder, the type script and the large sized, double envelopes in an effort to trace, the senders. A Scotland Yard spokesman said all the letters were mailed from Italy, where the Jewish Stern gang recently asserted it was responsible for an explosion In the British They were, delivered Divorce Action Ends In Death Of Couple EASTLAND, J u n e 4 (/P) --R. L ( R a y ) Falrcloth. GO, Ranger trucker, who shot his w i f e . Mrs. Etta Smith Falrcloth, about 45, to death, in the office of R lawyer hamllhv her divorce still., then turned the gun upon himself, died today a f t e r a bullet was removed from his brain. Justice E. E. Wood returned an inquest verdict that Fan-cloth shot - ; ! - ··"'( nnd himself ! R. L. Rust, the attorney,, 'said , :.Lt i.ouoJe. by m u t u a l agreement, 'was to meet at his office at 1 p. m, yesterday but t h a t he had not Isecn either that day. He was not I In his o f f i c e n n d did not know they jwere In the building. F u l l b v i R h t added ho has no Illusions that he can w i n a delay in view of .strong e ^dort^mcnt oi the treaties by Chairman Vanclcn- berg R-Mic]i) of the Semite Foreign Relations Committee, Eoc- :, (See CONNALLY, Page 2) Congress Prodded On Training Bill ^«^ WASHINGTON. J u n e 4 l.V) ~ President Trunmn asked congress today to give "early consideration" to the subject' of universal training. ' K" n"adfi ' h e .u:, c t in "ndiiV'. to t'.'.ie i"',."- · s r - "T'o'.. of hi advisory commission on universal j.^ training, The report, made public| W ; by the White House: earlier this week, recommended universal training and said the United States must strengthen its d e f e n - ses or i n v i t e e x t e r m i n a t i o n " in atomic warfare. The president. In a letter to Speaker Mai'tin and Senator V n n - denverg (R-Mich'i, presiding o f - i d o la Garai. ficcr of the senate, described Uv: j Wilson. M. report as "excellent" and said i t j l i s . E. L. is significant; that members of! Kennedy. tatutbfy Charges Knrnest B. Boyd, of "·quiMfirl bv a 107th District Court jury late yesterday a f t e r n o o n on a char'vp of m u r d e r , tne outcome of the rlr-.'/h K " H u t e h " \\' following "'1 :'K?'-r'«.«o" i" r^-r" · c nnri\vieh Shop at Harl'narn Feb. Boyd \vcni 031 trial before Jnd- ue Arthur A. Klein Mo-irtay '"·onv inp\ \vi(,h most of the r'ny boinp devoted to selectiiv a j u r y . Th:: 1 ''nrii'.:tment returned by thn iT:\ml JU17 1 . on (.ompl"int nie.'i bv Co\m- tv ' A t t o r n e y F. T. C r a h n m , \v;r, t h n t Eoyd 'voluntarily nnd -.vith mnlicc- n f o r c t l i o v a h struck Whit,)-- w i t h a club, whieh caused his death. D e f e n s e - A t t o r n e y Albert E. Coneway of Hai'lin^". cut. th'" r U'?'r.",'."0" i . " . ! " ' ~ ° i-'DUii'j.- 1 r.y. . 'l.nesses ' s K i i f i e o : ^ P ' Whitis waving a knife in :\ t'nreaten- ...,. m a n n e r and that Boyd hit W h i t i s with the club to ke?:i him from doing bodily hrvrm to others in the .'"hop. ir ule Colemans Sign Properties Over To Corpus Bishop The Santa Rosa nej?ro orphanage which was involved in a U. S. District Court ! trial here last week in con- Mi ec tin n with a charge against its operators has -been deeded to the Catholic church, it was revealed by records in the Cameron county clerk's office. A c c o r d i n g ta the deed, Mathes H., and R u t h Cole- mnn, negro couple, who were convicted on nil nine counts of nn Indictment chnrglnp nstnp; U. S, mnils lo defraud trnnsferred the orphanage to the Most Rev. C. B. Ledvlnn, Bishop of Corpus Christ!. Wanner Gets Trnst The Colemans also filed a deed, of trust In favor of Fred B. Wagner, trustee, for Ronald Smallwood. Harlinpfen attorney, who was a m e m b e r . o f the. defense counsel during the mall fraud trial. | The deed involves nine tracts of land and stipulated that the land was mortgaged as collateral for two promissory notes due June 2, 19.48 and June 2, 1949 made to j Small wood In amounts of $6,000 ' each for legal services. | A deed of trust was also filed by i the Colemans in favor of Jack K. Aycr, trustee for former Governor James V. Allred, chief of the de, fense counsel for the Colemans. ! The deed involved 60 acres of land ' a s collateral for a $4,500 note which is due Sept. 5, 1947 with six per cent interest. Another instrument filed at th« clerk's office was the certified copy of th' resolution of the directors of the orphanage. It follows: "Be It remembered at a special meeting of the board of directors of Santa Rosa Orphanage and. Vocational Training School, held at Harlingen, Texas,, on the 2nd of June 1947, after ducjind proper notice of the time **d place of said meeting had been given all : of the menjbers of said beard, and j at which meeting the undersigned i board members were present, 1 conftliluting a. majority and quor- ! um, upon motion duly made, seo I onded, nnd unanimously adopted, 1 *i»* following resolution was passed: "Whereas. M. H. Colemnn «nd : hi?' wife. R u t h \V. Coleman, the founders of this institution, have heretofore on many occasion;; ex- i pressed . their desin* to convey all ! of the properties of the institution lo tho Catholic Church, or .some i other organisation which might bo nble to cnrrv on the high purposes for which thr- Institution ; was organized, ; "And whereas the Most Rev- 1 ercnd E. B. Ledvina. bishop of Corpus Christ.!, is now wtll!nr TO i accept nn unqi'nlified gift of all of i t h e properties of this institution, l a n d it is the best., .nidement of the Jbrmrd of directors t h n t mich gift 1 should be made w i t h o u t rcrrrvji- 1 lion or q u a l i f i c a t i o n whatsoever- i "Norv therefore be it resolved i that, the prftiMclent of the board of directors. E. P. McCall, is hereby j authorized i.o execute n n v and all ! deeds, bills of sale and other documents on behalf of San«a Rosa Orphanage nnd Vocat.'onal Training School, which be necessary and proper to convey to The Most Rev. E. B. Ledvina, bishop of Corpus Christ!, all of the properties owned by and held in the npine of the orphanage, and the secretary of t h ? board shall attest all such documents under the seal el' t h e corporation." The resolution was signed by I McCall, us president; James Smith, i O.M.I., secretary, and Ivan Greg- Sr,f! COLEMANS. Page 2) C V T)TP nii'v w r r Re F W rot en. Baxlcy. J. A. C l a r k . John R. H of '::.-".)!·- l o r c m a n . J. R. Gnr:;n. Floyd V 1 Sanford, Roberl:. A. Wilcox. N. O H. Clinc. Wildon W i l Sevola n n d Claude A the commission "unanimously recommend the adoption of universal training." Highway Patrol May Make Ship Arrests AtJSTIN, June 4 //P) -- Texas H i g h w a y Patrolmen may RO aboard m e r c h a n t vessels of the U n H S i n tor? or any foreign power in 'Texas ports to m a k e misdemeanor' ;or felony arrests under certain ( circumstances, the Attorney G e n e - j ral today informed the department j of Public Safety. I The opinion by Robert A. Hall,. assistant attorney general, sai-'J j such arrest may be made when the offense has been committed in sight of the officer and while he is in "fresh permit" Such officers also are authori- sed to serve misdemeanor or felony w a r r a n t s aboard merchant ship;; 'in port, the oninion n elded. Another Harlingen man, John Jordon, said to be more than 83 years old, went- on trial before Judge Klein on a charge of rap- ling- a Ha.rinpen girl. Selection ol' ·the jury wns being made by AG- i s i s t n n t County Attorney Clarene:; i B e n n n t t tor the si and John iMyrick, for the d e f e n d a n t . i H. R. Southerlund. another H u r i l i n g e n m a n . cntrvrd M nlcn o* J R U i l t y t o a charge of roping another H n r l m g e n girl, and dun to t i n ; ; ·bcins' hi:;' rirst felony ofia^r:. u n - ide.r the .slain law. hr was given Vi suspended sentence when tlv. : p l a i n t i f f s appeared r e l u c t a n t to prosecute. House Clears Way Adjourn Friday To AUSTIN. I house -ioday cleared tho lion by the -1 ---(A*)-- The by a 71 to 51 vote way for quick ndop- sonntr. of n resolution f i n a l l y adjourning t h e la lure at noon Friday. 50th omniittee OKays Unified Command I WASHINGTON, June 4-- /P) -The Senate Arm?d Services Comm i t ee today unanimously approved legislation to put. the nation's 'Military and naval forces under a single Secretary of National Security. ,Tlv bill spscifies that the Army, Navy and a separate Air Fores are to be under "unified direction" to provide for their "authoritative coordination," but are not to be merged. When announcing the committee action, Chairman Gumcy R-SD) made public a letter from Gen. Dwight D. Kisonhowcr, A r m y Chiri of S t a f f , cndorsinsr the tmi- J'ir.-U.ion bill. tt'ocnhower oNprct,..od brlicf t l m t the "legislation tn itb present form presents a thoroughly practicable organization of the armed services which will permit us with increased economy and efficiency to do our part in the preservation of the peace nnd, if need, be, prosecution of war." President Truman has repeatedly urged enactment of an armed services unification measure. , The Senate Republican Policy Committee has docketed, the bill for action during this session of .Congress, probably next month*

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