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Thursday, April 19, 1951
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OUR HOME TOWN The nation · paid tribute today · to a great soldier--Gen. Douglas MacArthur. His words today will go down in history with those oC other great men.. LasCr THE WEATHER I,A8 ORUCES AREA: Cloudy with scattered rains today, tonight and Friday; moderate to stronff ffusty winds during afternoons. Last 21 hours: Las Crucos 80-53, State College 79-51. ·VOL. 71--No. 13 ASSOCIATED PRESS LEASED WIRE LAS CHUCES. NEW MEXICO. THURSDAY EVENING. APBIL 19. 1951 CENTRAL PRESS PICTURES PRICE FIVE CENTS Scoggia Will Issue Call For 36 Veniremen To Sit On 'Routine' Grand Jury JuryWipot " Hold Review On Nuzun Charges liy IllJIJ UOIJSK A call will be issued at 10 a. in. Friday, April 20, for 36 prospective grand jurors for Dona Ana county's second investigative body in two -years.' '· ' Dist. Judge* W. T. Scoggiri, Jr., who will issue the call, said. the jury call is "routine" and that he had announced several months ago that he would call a grand jury for all general purposes every two years in this county. No state-snaking reverberations arp expected from this group as marked the U949 jury, called aftei the Cricket Coogler murder case became the state's top icandal. N« IJIg Cases ' ' This, jury will nave general structions as provided for .by* New Mexico law. "There .arc no out? standing cases pending for this jury to probe," Scoggin said this morning. He pointed out that charges Chicken Hd-wk Scores Birdie On Long Drive I'ORTALES, April 19 l^T) -Cliff Luna figured on a Irirtllc whf.-n his drive -from the t*c soared straight down the fairway and hindcU . un the green J 69. yards it way. He gulped, us he watched the ball Tole^-to^vard the hole:, and pa.sped as a chicken hflwk MVOOJH(] down, picked up the ball and carried it nway. He MitrrMl a.blnlie two on hi*; score card anyway. · Ridgway Warns Troops Of War SENpAI, Japan, April'19 UP)-Lt. Gen Matthew B. Ridgway, United Nations commander, today told. American troops A r ly ar- pending against pro-gridder Jerry NuKum In connection With tha ·Cooglcr death would not be subject to review by this body. "The Ryan case," the judge said, "will probably be wrapped up before this jury panel convenes." dill 'jVlJe' He said t h e call for 36 members of. the venire will be given to the Uona Ana county Sheriff's department in the morning. The 36-all- man jury will be ordered to return Tor selection of the final 12-men on 'April'27--a week from the cal date. ' ' \. ' · " '.".--._ '--., ' · "I have received an opinion from t h e -attorney.- general's -office, 1 Judge; Scbjgfiin,' P^i^l^JdrVo''^^.' clears up Ihe question 7 'of 'whctKci this, grand-jury will include worn en." ' ' . . · . · The supreme court' holda tha the bill providing- for both sexe. on the jury (HB--15) Would not gi into effect until 30 days following its effective date, June 9, 1951. No Women Jurists "According to that ruling," Scoggin pointed out, "We will not have women on our jury until the new change of date for term which begins in August." He added: "It's a good thing, too. We don't have provisions in the overnight jury room for mixed juries." The 1919 grand jury called here resulted In shaking up of law en- forccmetn offices, ended in 58 indictments and gained'several convictions. * Stalc-Wldi; Impact Its impact was'felt over the 1 state resulting in indictments against high state and county of- fteials, and was the motivating force for a slate-wide clean-up of gambling conditions and vice in New Mexico: rived -in Japan, "we stand under the imminent threat of war." 'On his first inspection trip as supreme commander, Kidgway told the 223d regiment of Cali- fornia's' 40t?i division: "To all intents and purposes you're here in "We stand .under im.minent threat of war which can be unleashed at - t h e time and -place- of choosing of other people. . . "However good you think 'you arc,^ and I .know you are .good, you've got a long way to go to reach the standards of veteran (American) seasoned c o m b a t troops who are just across the water. r am confident you'll use every minute of time you've got because you don/t know and I don't know Vhcff'- ; thE chips will be down." The 200-mile trip from Tokyo was unprecedented. MacArthui never -inspected a Japan garrison outside Tokyo. Assistant Secretary of the Arm} Earle Johnson, who accompanied Ridgeway. emphasized the removal of General MacArthur did" not mean in change "in our attitude and determination lo stop Russia and all the aggressive tactics of the Dictatorships." Channel Program For Rio Grande Will Be Studied Ml Paso, Tex., April' 19 (fft -- Laborer Jailed In Rape Of Girl, 14 ' A 23-year-old Bcrino man was jailed \Vednesda3* on a charge of rape after he pleaded not guilty at arraignment. Sylvester Scpulvcda, lower valley laborer, was charged in a complaint filed in Justice of Peace court in Bcrino with the rape of a M-year-old lower valley girl. The complaint did not specify that the man was charged with statutory rape. He entered a plea of not guilty before Justin of Peace Dan Price, who imposed a $1,000 bond. The man was bound over to action of the district court. Trial will be during the fall term. Attorney General Asks Dismissal OfDixonCase SANTA FE, April 19--UPi-- The' attorney general has ' asked the New Mexico supreme court to dismiss thc Dixon case. Attyt Gen. Joe L. Martinez filed a brief, late yesterday declaring- it is up to the state board of education to settle any conflicts over Catholic influence in public schools. . The brief states New Mexico now has what It called "the rldlcu- ous situation of two private groups carrying on a contest for the control of the state education system." - ' ' No Absolutes "There are no absolute rights in either party," the brief .declares. "Thu rights, if any, are' relative and their relative importance can- riot be arrived at by flat universal absolutes issued by the court in the form of a decree." j ' The Dixon suit seeks to ban all : Catholic influence in public schools. ; Since it was filed in 1917, the'caso ! has attracted nationwide alien-1 tion. - I t originated in the .little! northern New Mexico community i of Dixon. Dist. Judge E. T. Hensley, Jr., June 1948 enjoined 142 nuns knd brothers, specifically named defendants, from teaching in public schools. The case was appealed to thc high court by thc J'rotcstant parents in Dixon who brought the suit. They have asked the supreme court to widen the ban to include all members of religious orders. Cross Appeal Filed ' · A cross appeal to the supreme court was filed by the Catholic church. It asks thc court to determine whether the state may use, lease or'rent church property; whether the individual nuns and brothers were guilty of teaching sectarian 'doctrine during school hours;"and tp rule on constitution- ality'of a'law which bars payment of to persons teaching sectarian doctrine in public schools;''. · ··_;_. L. " 1 Martinez 1 ' "'brief contends the state board of education should decide the 'issues by.-"proper evaluation of thc . circumstances each situation." Cease Teaching Archbishop Edwin V. Byrne notified thc state board recently that no nuns and brothers no\\ teaching in public schools will renew their contracts for next- year and that no church-owned buildings are now being used for public school purposes. Noting this, the attorney gen- ·al's brief asserts the remedy asked by the Dixon parents thus has been accomplished. Campbell Trial Prosecution, Defense Clash Over Scientist's Sanity Testimony ifurnan, Acheson Give Asia Plan FLOWERS f o r gracious, Mrs. Douglas 'MacArlhur are presented on her arrival in Son Francisco. The first appearance of the general's wife took thousands at the airport by storm. ^International MacArthur Lashes Out At President's Korean Policies Drought Aid Funds Now Are Available ALBUQUERQUE, April 19 (.--The farmers home adminlstra- inures ,s±s"- °«^TM*.TM«u p r above Elepha'nt Butte reservoir will be studied at a meeting of Texas and New Mexico officials, April 25. A preliminary discussion of the plans took place in El I'aso yes, terday. Despairing of getting prompt government ' a c t i o n interested groups are now considering a tcnv porary clearing of the channel to assure a greater inflow at Butte of badly needed irrigation water. The 15-mile channel from the narrows to a place called Tiffany, near San Marcia, has grown up in salt cedars. The vegetation causes the water to spread oui Into marshlands.where it cvftporaU cs rapidly instead of flowing into the reservoir. A permanent project would cost .some 51,470,000, engineers mate. So far Congrfcss. has not appropriated ihe money. Plans dts- aisscrt yesterday call for an emergency drag" line clearing operation to cost about $130,000. ' New Mexico haa already appropriated $70,000 for the purpose, Where to get the remainder will be A major topic at the April 25 meeting In Las Crucca. / John L. Gregg of Laa Cruccs, manager of Elephant Bulte Irrigation district attended the moel- era hit hard by the drought. Glen Grisham, state director, said the money is the initial al- otmcnt for New Mexico under a federal disaster loan program. The agriculture department has declared New Mexico a disaster area in order drought o make* mcrs and stockmen eligible for such help. Liiile Hope Held For Sub's Crew PORTMOUTH, ENG., April 19 (/Pi--A rescue ship made contact today with an object which might bf the submarine Affray, trapped on the bottom of the English Channel; but the Admiralty said it had little hope any of the 75 officers and men aboard were still WASHINGTON, April 19--'/Ti-- Thc administration has I:ml 'down a three-point "program of action" .o conibat Communism in Asia and protect thu Pacific Islands. Thc plan was mil-lined in part yesterday bj' President Truman. Jn filling in detail last night, Secretary of State Acheson urged the tion lo "hold n steadfast course in Korea" and steer clear of any dea of expending the conflict there. Acheson made this plea on thc eve of the arrival here of Gen. Douglas MacArthur, depose:! ,Far East commander. Oppose MacArthur MacArthur favored air strikes .t Communist installations and supply lines in . Manchuria, and use of Chinese Nationalist* troops against the Chinese Reds. Mr. Truman and his advisers contended these moves might touch off World War 111. Acheson said, in a speech lo the Women's National Press Club, that if there is any widening of thu Korean fighting the Kremlin and Red-China must be held responsible. "The American people will never choose this course." he declared. "They.wiil not. full into the trap of seeming to choose i "Imperils Peace." .,.Without direct criticism of.Mac- Arthur or bis" 1 proposals, Acheson declared Utnt to extend the fighting would "gravely imperil work! peace". The projected Far Kastern program called for; 1. A probable defense "arrangement" among the U. S., Australia ahd New Zealand. Mr. Truman announced he has directed Acheson, Secretary of Defense Marshall am 1 ALBUQURRQUE. April 10--I/Pi --Samples of electronic brain avc tracings today were introduced as evidence in the Dr. Nancy Campbell kidnapping trial over a stale objection. ProRccutors, sought unsnrroHS- f n l l y to block introduction of the graphs on grounds they would prcjudirc and confuse t h e jury". Dist. Judge Edwin L. Swopc ruled Allies Attack North Of Dam Editors Attack Press Rulings WASHINGTON, April J9--i/Vi-- Four hundred editors met today ti draw new b:ittle lines in dcfcnsi of freedom of the press -ag'ains censorship and news suppression. President Dwi£nL Young cautioned the American Society of_ Newspaper Editors that an oit- cropping' of "would-be. dictators" in thc federal, state and local governments has become a Home front menace. At the same time, a "very strong" resolution denouncing Ihe closure of Argentina's great newspaper La Prcnsa was reported ne- ing drafted. Discuss Mm:Artour Even the hero of the hour, Gen. Douglas MacArlhur, was to come, under the editors' scrutiny. They i Ambassador John Foster Dulles lc have invited Kcyes Beech, Chicago Daily News correspondent, to describe his publicized tiff with MacArthur's Tokyo headquarter.' continue negotiations In this direction while working out it Japan esc peace treaty. The President told newsmen tlv MacAi thur himself was expected j agreement would be modelled on to visit the editors this afternoon, | the North Atlantic Pact pledge to after his address to Congress. . ! regard an attack on one count r Correspondent Beech reported "S "" attack on all. from Tokyo in January t h a t M a r - 1 2. Increased efforts lo help "As- , ing Job today on the attempted re- Arthur wanted to pull his troops | ian countries strengthen t h e l from Korea and carry the war lo; dependence and achieve relief from TOKYO. April 1[) troops today launched | attack north of newly -- Allied limited capturet bey could be studied by thu jury examples only. . iii'tur Testifies The tracings were disuribed by Dr. Leroy J. Miller, Albuquerque rain surgeon, an the record of Ice trie impulses given off by a normal brain. The defense indicated It ctv'id compare the '.ratings of the brain of Dr. Camuhcll. 43. The Yale-oducatcu women's specialist is on trial for tha Nov. 10 kidiviping of Linda Stamni, D, San- Fc. Although admitting the kidnaping. Dr. Campbell has pleaded innocent by reason of insanity. Special Prosecutor H. A. Kiker objected to use of the tracings on grounds the defense bad not shown by whom thu tracings were made, brain was examined arid under whose guidance t h e examination was made. To I n f o r m Jury Defense Ally, A. I. Znu contended lhal the charts, consisting of His wavv lines on strips of graph paper, were to be used "o for demonslrativu purposes --· lo make sure the jury will know wh; we're talking about." Miller returned to the witm- stnnd today after testifying fi more than an hour yflsterdfty-ahni use of bra in wave tracings in the study of epilepsy. He said he hail detected a "strong suggestion" of a type of epilepsy in the brain of Dr. Campbell last August. Before Miller began his testimony today, the jury heard hour's testimony from James Campbell, the defendant's brother. He said bis sister seemed "terribly tired" Oct. 11, a month before the kidnaping when lie saw her in Han (Continued un page lour; Mechanic Mech em- Mas No Talent Hwachcm power v dain and reservoir on the east central front in North Korea. The allies seiwd the bis hydroelectric grid Wednesday without a f i g h t . Hods who' had defended It stubbornly for days slipped away lc the north. Thousands of allied doughboys poured i n t o the area. United Nations riflemen struck n o r t h from Hwachon at tho west end of the reservoir. They traded fire with an enemy group of an undisclosed trengl but later withdrew. Rods Pull Buck Chinese reds pullc.l back all along the central front in thc mountainous area west of the reservoir. Rain, smoke and haze made air observation impossible. But U. X. Military Heads Approve Views, General States -WASHINGTON, April 15 (/pj--Gen. Douglas MacArthur pounded the Truman administration's far eastern policies before congress today and said he understands the U. S. Joint Chiefs of Staff shared his views'from the military standpoint.. In a fighting speech, the 71- year old general oi the army declared:.. . : 'Efforts have bcqn made to distort my position. It has been said I am a war monger. Nothing is further from the truth." Trmnmt Unmonlimictl At no point dkl he mention President Truman's name: hut. much of the speech amounted to a direct retort to the president, who said he removed MacArthur from his fur eastern commands because the -general's policies would spread the war in Korea. His voice often vibrant with emotion. MacArthur said lie h:id been denied reinforcements need-- cd in Korea, and had been "sevcfly criticized" for advocating measures heights without opposition. Heavy ruin slowed the push on the western front. I China by sea and air blockade. I poverty, by such means as Mar- Both MucArUmr's headquarters | shall Plan aid, technical assistance and Washington denied thc story, [ a n d the emergency wheat shlp- HOBBS, April 19 (fl»i -Gov. lid- win L. Mechem did a good k i b i t z - n- i pah of a toy gadget. A guest with Mrs. Mechem and alive. A diver was sent down to find out whether- the object found by sound wave contact migh be the submarine, which became stuck under 393 feet of water after a practice dive Monday night. The, point was about .'our and a half m i l e s ' .southwest of where the Affray should have submerged. COTTON MARKET (Cojirtcsy K. T. Hoover Co.) High IM\V Close, ·15.39 -15.29 44.81 44.83 39.09 39.7,1 39.14 39-17 39.05 39.11 38.85 38.91 May July 45.39 41.88 39.82. New Dec. 39.26 Mar. 39.16 New May 38.05 New July 38.51 3B.48 38..tO-nom Last week, after the General w;us fired by President Truman, Beech disclosed thai his source was MacArthur's military secretary, Maj. Gen. Courtney Whitney. He will tell ASNE about it tomorrow. Truman Cancels The editors' luncheon speaker. President Truman, cancelled out. explaining- he felt this should be j strictly MacArlhiir's day. Young, in opening fhe edito meeting, advised them that the United Nations movement to draft a world freedom-of-the-prcss pact has been "stacked against genuine freedom of information" as it i» known in this country. rrienl lo India. 3. Continuing determination author Louis. Bromfield at breakfast in the A. A. Krmnitz home,, the governor gave his attention to a model nf an oil well t h a t operates on a electric motor. punish aggression In Korea. Ache-1 -It wasn't pumping properly, and son said the Communists already ""'"' '"" have been blocked in their drive for a quick victory there. Mechem--with an assist from Bromfteld-- Kibitzed. P.S. It never did get fixed. Texas FBI Men ;jClear Welch In. Surprise Probe SIMItA 1'OST1'ONK1 "\Vord haH been received t h a j the fftindtis wild-life picture "Simha" by the explorers Martin and Osa Johnson which wns"*srhcduled to be ahowji in Branigan Memorial John Welch, accused murdereV of a Fort Bliss Corporal, has been I exonerated of any connection w i t h j the deatli of Foryst Dean i'innell ; in Las' Cnices last year. The announcement came w i t h o u t reason from Federal Hurcau of Investigation office* in Texas a f t e r i gents Welch of t h e .FBI inlervlcwc* in Pccofl, upon of Library Auditorium tonigt. April \ ncwtt ,,,,,,,.,. Sl0 rlc3 "jittcmpllng to 19, will have to be postponed to » , ink t h c two cr i nics . State Police Capt. A. II. Halha future date due to the film's being lost in t h e mail. Doctor Believes Mrs. Ryan's Death Result Of Fall; Case Considered 'Almost Closed' Mrs. Ellznbcth Ryan's death here April 8 was probably thc result of a fall, the district attorney's office .said today. Officials are "almost positive" of the cause, it was added. A reporl from Dr. If. S. Hart, Kl Paso, pathologist, has been studied and tho doctor Interviewed, Dist. Alty. Tom Campbell said today. "Dr. Hart haa determined that thc hemorrhage causing tho woman's death was attributed lo « blow on thc head," he explained. .Strike* Object Thc blow, Campbell aaid the dtfc- tor's report stated, "was received when the head was in motion, such as In a fall, striking sonic objcjcl." Campbell said the report explained in detail that if tho woman had sustained an Injury from a blow .from an object wielded by another person, "certainly a fracture would have resulted." Thc woman's chauffeur, Estcl Mills, Cinclniiall, gave a six-page statement to Cincinnati authorities In which he disclaimed any knowledge of a cause for the woman's death, Ho urn Full He told officers he heard thc woman fall In her room a f t e r she came home following a night apcnt making the rounds of local bars and cafes. Shu had siiffeied a head bitliso earlier in the evening which was apparent upon her forehead shortly before she returned hnnrv She was found unconscious t h e ! newspapers published reports that way and Patrolman Ernest ( T u f f y ) Tnfoya. who traveled -to Pccos Wednesday, said today In IJLS Cru- ccs they cancelled their interview upon arrival in Pccos. "Welch had been inli-rviewed by FBI HRcnts prior to our arrival," tho officers said. "HO we saw no reason for a duplicate Investigation." 'Kl Paso sources said an Fill agent there summoned an agent m Pecos lo pick up Ihe thread of t h e investigation when 101 Paso folowing morning In her hotel room. The former Cincinnati rest home operator died in Memorial General hospital the following Sunday. "We have been unable to establish a motive for the woman's death by another'* hand." Campbell sild. Ho pointed out thai robbery was not Involved. "We consider the cftse practically closed," he said. tho two Now Mexico officers plan ncd lo t|uo.ilion Welch. Halhaway and Tafoya resumed their investigation into thc Ovlda I Cricket) Coogler murder case, nn- other New Mexico crime, upon their arrival here. Plnncll was murdered In New Mexico ne,ar l-a.s Cruces in Jnnu- ury, 1050.. HIM body was found last July 4 In Ihe hllla about seven miles west of here. Chim-se mounted a daylight, company-sized counterattack 30 miles inside red Korea north of Yonchon. A t t n r k Repelled Allied artillery and,a late afternoon air strike throw back the attack. U. N. forces inched forward up the last hillcrest before Choi-won. 37 n i r miles north of the "border. Other allied troops ncared Uhig- ynng, southeast of I'hnrwon and Iti- miles inside the rrdlaml. ftcliiiid front lines. American engineers and Korean road crews were working day and night to weatherproof roads ngainst thu heavy rains soon due. .No tAplnnallmi There was no official explanation for the HUtldcn red pullbac.k that permitted the wltles to lake over Mwuchon dam nnd reservoir. Elfiht of the dam's 13 floodgates were still open. The dam is 8RO feel lang and 250 feet high. It backs up water for 11 miles and once was a major source of power for Seoul. The slow, deliberate U. N. drive line .,'M reds believed lo have massed 600,- ncn for an expected .spring appeared to be Hearing the between Chorwoii and Humhw; miles northeast. Behind it, the WO! 000 n drive. Vandenburg Gave Health For Country, Son States G R A N D HAPIDS, Mich., A p r i l ly--i/l'i--Sen. A r t h u r H. Vamlen- burg, one cif I h e U n i t e d States' most respected statesmen, is dead at f.7. The Michigan Kqmbllcnn. H foreign policy export whose advise and leadership were nought by heads of both major parlies, died last n i g h t in bis sleep a f t e r several years of illness. He had undergone -several major operal Ions in the past two years. Vnndenhui'g'.s d e a t h at. his home; here meant the loss of one of thc founders of the United Nation-, and one of Congress' foremost advocates of a bi-purlisfin, unified foreign policy In the cold war with Uussla. Demoenitle (iuln It also undoubtedly meant ;i gain for Democraln in tin: Semite. H fiillH to Mlfih' isan'H I'j e m o- cratlc Gov. (.;. Mennen W I I - lltims to name a successor to Vando n b u r g, whose dlsli n · KUlshrd career s p a n n e d 2 3 years In Con- giess. Williams reportedly h a a four possibilities In mind -former U. H. S e n . Prcntlss M, Brown. University of Michigan law professor; John Daw.son. former Michigan Ally. Gen. Stephen .J. Roth and Noel P. Fox, head of the Michigan labor relations board. W i t h VandenlitTg'K death the Democratic majority in the Senale became -HI to Hi. Fum-ral Siidirduy l-'mu'ral xiM-vin-H will he hold linrc .Sut urday. With the Senator')) d e a t h was disclosed a slury of hln tfi'lf-wim- fit'o In the ivitifut'.'; interest. Dr. A. It. Smith, who cared foi Vandenberg (hiring the liuig ill- news, .said complications following (Continued 0:1 Page Four) Squalor's ' Mourns Drulh WASHINGTON'. April 1» f.Ti -- I'rcsldi-nt Tinman lodny mmiriicd lhi ilrath of Senator Vmidcnhurg ( K - M i c h ) us llu: passing of "a put riot who always Mibiinllmitrd partisan tul- viuiliige and pt'csomil Inh'r.'st In the ui-lfun- of the nation," VnmknlM'ru'H I n rt f |i cndi'iiLT, Mil-' 1'irMilrnl Milil In a slnl.'- inrnl, "nisi him dearly In everything snvr honor." j "Hut In* him Id*, rmmlry'n wvl- fun 1 , llni security of the tuition nnd a just enduring peace In u wurld »f fre.ii iiM-n wnr« nhove anil Imyonil nil other cnnttldorif tlons," tin; I'reMtlcnl .tald. ' h | our forces lit Korea ami t n bring i hostilities to an end with tho least n l l i c t l pufiisblt! delay and at a saving of countless American a n d nllled ,. lives." Wears lint lie .Jacket MacArthur was in battle jacket for this opportunity tu tell his Ride lo the nation's lawmakers, lit' spoke from'the 1 dais of the UOIIHP of Representatives, standing- ju.nt In front o f ' a n d ' a level below vice president Barkley nnd speaker Rayhum. He head his remarks. Packed in thc house chamber were members of the senate and house and many high officials. But President Truman and Secretary of State Acheson were not among them. The yrcskltint nnd his secretary of stale were holding a conference at Blair house. Wile Watches Mrs. Mac Arthur, beamed down on the general from a place In I ho gallery. Their 13-year-old son, Arthur, had a scat on the hulisa floor. MacA rlhur repeatedly wan interrupted by applause when hn called for keeping Formosa, inland stronghold of Chinese Nationalist forces out of enemy hands, whru he pleaded against any "appeasement" of communism in Asia, and on many other key ph'rasua. Almost scoinfully. Mac A r t h u r rejected tho argument that tu uw greater force timiiiHinlsts Chlnn would mean spreading thu j war. He said the Chinese eomiinm- I nlat.s ure doing all they can iiinv nnd declared he did not believe thu | Russians would mix in unlt-as cun- 1 vlnced this was the time "to s t r i d e A f t e r ;tQ .minutes, Mac A r t h u r :loscd , by recalling a barnn:!^ ·oom bdllail that "old soldier.5 never die." r Tho five-star veteran said: "Like the .old soldier of that bsllad, 1 now close my military career a n d - J i i H t fade away, un old soldier who tried to do : hn duty as God gave him the light to tit-i Ui:it duly." (ilvnn Ovation ' There was another great ovation paralleling that of 'his entrance into the house'chamber. ^ Immediate reaction .of the con- grctitJ members · tended to rim pretty much acording; lo their previous tilaiuls on the Truman- MiicArlhur Issue, Scnalor Dlrkion (K-I1D confined himself to it single word of comment: '"tnrrific." (In-at Speech Semi tor Ferguson (R-MU'ht said, "It was one of, t the, greatest speeches in history hi the Insight it showed into world a f f a i r s and into th« principals of liberty." , Chnrmnn Connatly (U-Tex) 'of the .sciialo foreign relations committee culled U "comprehcnalvn And liitoiostlng" but lei il go at that. Senator O'Mahoncy ( D-Wyo ) said ho felt the Jolnl chiefs of staff must answer MM A r t h u r and way why the general's reconimcndiiluma were not followed. Taft AKITCS Senator Ttift( n-Ohlo) said: "tho speoch 'was a dramatic prciicnU* tion of the argument and kiflc (Cnntinucd on page four).

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