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THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 1950 BLYTHRVIU.E (ARIU COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE McMahon Urges UN Peace Talks in Kremlin Parley Would Set Up World Atom Controls ISHINGTON. March 2. W) — Senator McMahon (D-Conn) proposed yesterday the United Nations hold peace talks in Moscow in an effort to set up world controls over atomic weapons, The chairman of the Senate- House Atomic Committee told Hie B & O Railroad Holds Exhibit of Precious Fuel BALTIMORE, • March 2. (AP) — If you're short of coal you can at least get to look at some at an exhibit here. There arc even fully loaded coal cars—pictures or mum, that is, The display Is beins;' put on by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to promote the sale of soft coal. A B and O official explained, however that ttie purjxxse is not to Increase injuat; mujuii: I_/I_HLIIJ 11 i-in, i.w»-u •...-• 5j\j(s£ of conl todiW or loiuorvoW 1 Senate that the threat of the hy-. ..| t . s R i on g-rniigc project." drogen super bomb has confronted ^ ^^ mc , u( , es samples of coal, safely under plastic covers to protect them Irotn souvenir Iviint- ..-•ogen supe . — the world with a new crisis. As a first step, tie called for a meeting of the United States and , its Atlantic Pact partners to draft "a peace program." "Alter we have created the climate for pence, then the (lay for • talks (with Russia) will have arrived," he said. The proper forum for these talks, ho insisted. Is the United Nations General Assembly. He said it should meet In Moscrw with the understanding that the debates "be broadcast in every corner of the earth." "If the Soviet rulers permit a real town meeting of the world in their Moscow citadel," he continued, "then we may truly hope for fruitful lalks. If they dare not entertain the General Assembly, all the free world such a refusal. 1 The price of failure to work out a new global peace program. McMahon said would be the prosnect of an atomic-hydrogen blitz that wn"ld make the "bloody attacks nf Hitler and Tojo seem almost potty by^comparison." m Asks Olohal Altl , know the meaning of McMahon also renewed his proposal for a $50,000,000,000 U.S. global aid plan In exchange for effective atomic controls and a two-thirds cut-back In mililary spending by all participating nations, Including Russia. . ° resolve; He said It would not mean attempting lo "bribe Ihe Kremlin or to purchase a dishonorable peace with dollars." Rather, he . contended, It would mean giving "eloquent and visible evidence" of the nation's willingness to establish an atomic peace. McMahon said lie sympathized with leaders such as Winstoi Churchill who have been urging 1m- mediate high level talks In Moscow But he added he had never felt tha "private dirkcrings by n few top level negotiators can resolve tin most momentous issue that has eve plagued and vexed the spirit o men." He said "we may already have ex hausted all but our last chance. \V must be sure that we do not squan der it.'.' Meanwhile a Congressional com jiuH^e demanded that -the Unite 'Sflp/s review its plans.for wagin aerial atomic warfare, especial] against big cities. . Tlie House Armed Sendees Com mittee said the review must b made by the nation's top civilia leadership—not the military high command. In a blistrclng 30,000-word report on its hearings last fall into the so-called "admiral's revolt" against unification policies, the committee: 1. Noted testimony by Gen. Omar Bradley that he and the other mem- j ber.s of the joint chiefs of staff "in the absence of any gxildes from their civilian supervisors' 1 have had j to "assume" what this country's' national objectives are. 2. Declared that if thU Is so "then assuredly the secretary of defense should Initiate action in' the Na- tional Security Council to obtain t firm statement of principles upoi which the joint chiefs of staff ma> rely." The National Security Council i. composed of the president, vici president, secretaries of slate am defense and the head of the Nation al Security Resources Board. The committee reviewed Navy contentions that present military strategy calls for immediate retaliatory bombing ol enemy cities in event of an attack on the United States. "The Navy's contention," said the report, "was that existing strategic planning contemplates the slaughter of millions of noncoinbalants. the cva.station of vast urban areas, irtually Hit destruction of the en- re social fabric of the enemy." Tile committee said the question f strategy cannot be answered by no country alone—that the tactics f a possible aggressor have to be sighed. But it added: "The Issue is ossurely not acad- mic. Neither is the decision one vhlch should be haphazardly reach- Hollywood Continued from Page • The nctors and actresses of Hollywood are active, young-looking and charming by the me of this tonic even at an advanced age of 80 and 00 years." Richard Key writes from Europe that he and his bride, . Pauline, have the perfect formula for happy marriage, Richard decides all the major problems and she takes care of the minor ones. 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