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Insurance Firms Deny Meany Charges ' ' • ' "' • — — , _ . __ ^^__>^ The Weather Cloudy tonight. Low 60-65. Cloudy, cooler tomorrow. Warmer, showers Friday. lliyli, 83; low, 67; noon, 77. Rain, 1.10 inches. River, 3.49 feet. Humidity, 69 pet. VOL. LXXXVIII. NO. 161 Auociattd frea Scti'ic*—AP Phololat CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, Ike Seeks Support On Program GE Asserts His Claims 'Ridiculous 9 Company Dcchircs AFL-CIO President 'Misled' By Carey WASHINGTON OB -Three companies have brushed aside allegations by AFL-CIO President George Meany dial (he firms' welfare plans provide examples of "corruption and malfeasance.' One of the three—General Flee trie—took a relurn whack at .Meany. saying he "has made himself ridiculous in his unwarranted charges as a result, presumably, i}t his being misled" by James B. Carey, president of the International Union of Electrical Workers, which has contracts with GE. "We hope," GE said in a statement, "[his is not just a carefully timed attempt to discredit repu- lable companies in order to divert the spotlight from the current unfavorable disclosures on activities of some union officials before other Senate committees." Asks For Safeguards Meany made his charges yesterday in testimony before a Senate Labor subcommittee, lie asked thai proposed legislation requiring disclosure on welfare funds be applied to management - operated funds as well as those administered by unions. The labor leader then listed four cases which he said demonstrated "corruption and malfeasance" in management • handled welfare funds. In addition to General Eleclric, Meany listed Eastern Massachusetts Street Railway Co., which serves many Boston area communities; the Heed Glass Co. Inc., Rochester, N. Y.. now in bankruptcy; and an unnamed West Coast firm. The charges and replies include: General Electric—Meany said GE awarded its health insurance contract to Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.. without competitive bidding, and that two GE directors also are directors of Metropolitan. GE issued a statement in New York saying, "Mr. Meany should have taken the precaution to learn that the amount paid by the employes ... is fixed by the negotiated union agreement and that General Electric pays the entire balance, however high it may run. . . ." The company added it has handled its insurance through Metropolitan since 1920 and regards the While refusing to testify before :lie Investigations subcommittee. -------- 0 ---- ...^ Brewstcr subsequently appeared present contract as "the best before (he Rackets Committee available value." Neither of the a "d testified for five days. In gen " . two directors, GE continued, "is , , s . ony o oer in any position to profit in the witnesses which linked him with slightest from the business Metro- efforts to take over vice opcra- polilan does with General Elec- lions in Portland. Ore., and with misuse of union funds. trie.' Firm Issues Statement A statement to that effect also was issued by Metropolilan. (Continued on Page 2; Col. 7) Eden Celebrates 60th Birthday, 'Almost Ignored BROADCHALKE, England Hi- Former Prime Minister Sir An thony Eden celebrated his Both mi(l( " e - of -»ie-road Radical Social- birthday quielly today at his I s . l ?. a "- y . v y as t° appear before the Thc birthday of the onclimc "T, *™ "Golden Boy" of British politics. ' ' lcadcr who resigned as minister and from Ihc House of Commons in Grain Futures Rally .Tannarv at Ihp he laht «r »»,„ c *».uiij January at the height of the Suez crisis, received only passing notice in the newspapers. ---.-.-—. „„.,„„,.. ,„„„„ ia c o But among Ihe greetings he re- Board of Trade today with «"""«• « cent ,'n isler Harold Macmillan. Elsunhotvur Host To GOI* Great Naval Force Alert f o the Eisenhower is in a light hearted mood as he poses this morning on the north norlico ite House with 40 Republican members of Congress who wore bn-akfast "ur s i° is " William Avery o for Kansas. A '' e " ds Ot right is nc T 1 • 1 T\ 1 Irial Delay In Brewster Case Sought WASHINGTON Wl — Frank W. Brewster, West Coast boss of the Teamsters Union, faced trial today ' on a 31-counl indictment charging contempt of Congress, The indictment stemmed from Brewster's refusal to present union records and answer questions before the Senate Investigations subcommittee Jan. 19. Brewster contended the subcommittee had no authority to question him. John K. Pickens, one of Brew- to ask ag - ancc of the trial. Federal Drst. Judge John J. Sirica previously had rejected a similar motion. Pickens has contended that "mass publicity" in connection with the Senate Rackets Committee's investigation of the Teamsters Union makes it impossible !o get a fair trial now. . , ne o rew- k again for a long continu- 1 H UllClS Senate Votes In Soil Bank WASHINGTON W-A maralhon Senate session and some sharp vote switching gave the administration's soil bank program a new at ""'sington, Kan., and hail pelt- Fleet. lease on life today and provided aea . . - i nerra hundreds of millions of dollars fori uaUies r . e P°rled in the violent "'ere ambassadors of Ihe 17 na- . - era| . "c denied testimony of other Nears Cliinax PARIS (.*)—France's Ihrcc-week- old political crisis approached ils end today. A coalition cabinclhead- ed by Maurice Bourges-.Maunoury proval Mollcl. soybean rallied on Yl'firuitffi line OR Wcelicntl BALTIMORE W —Five-day forecast: Cooler Thursday, slightly rarrner Friday, cooler again Saturday but warmer Sunday and Monday. Chance of showers Thursday especially over south portion and showers Friday and again by about Monday. Temperatures »vil" average 2 to 4 degrees above normal while rainfall will total near one inch. Heavy Rains, Winds Pound Middle West By The Associated Press Late spring storms, with lornd- ic winds, heavy rain and hail, con- • •—."& o,,.,j 3 , i HU guiaeu missiLe tinued to pound broad areas in the cruisers Canberra and Boston and iniri.rnni;n>>n< imii., ,-„ tu~ ..._i._ n )e [actical command ship North- mid-continent today in the wake of yesterday's damaging turbulent weather. Strong winds and heavy hail ac companicd squall lines in parts of the central Plains and the middle Mississippi Valley during the night. The most violent weather was reported in eastern Kansas were reported in the storm belt Winds were clocked at 80 m.p.h. I ed Ihe area. There were no cas .iualti payments to farmer. 1 ;. . ut»»*,.j tt-^jui itu in tut; viuicni weather in Kansas, northern Ok the Senate unanimously passed Iahorna a "<i Missouri. last a $3,668,972,157 farm Although the severe wcalhei diminished in the central Plains, storms continued in the middle Mississippi Valley. Tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings were posted for the southern third of - money bill and sent it back to the House. But the 78-0 passage vole came only after several close tests of strength on specific issues during a 13-hour session. Majority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson (D-Tex) called the Senate back info extra-hour duty to-! day with two more annual appropriations bills to work on. One would provide $5,378,224,800 for 20 miscellaneous govern- „, . <-* * ' ment agencies for the liscal year I OlVCd To J J OJ'/ starling July 1. The other carries $2,885 290.781 for the Labor and PROVINCETOWN, Mass in - He had 1 Health, Education and Welfare Mayflower II, replica of the orig- fo cancer donnrtnipnls fnr ihe. cimft n ^ r ; Ar i ; i TI:._ - , : B <-diiecr. departments lor the same period. Over-all, the Senate farm bill - —• —i — »*» -..%- v. i fo - ivi <-aji\,t;i . jn inal Pilgrim vessel, came down operated on for ii. The 42: y eaV- 0 Td"member of Ihc Ei f. enhowc , r adminislralion's farm '^^"j^^^MW.^iKlS compromise. Russian Boss Sees ETU! Of Capitalism Vast Arniaihi llcndy I'\»r Kcview, Plans Set In NORFOLK. Va. or, - The war- hips of 18 friendly nations rode easily at anchor loday, awaiting review by tlieir (op military olfi- ials but alert to the unexpected — <m emergency dispersal. Possible withdrawal of Ilic greatest armada in recent peacetime history even figured in the operational plans of the Navy in Ihis concentration of 111 ships of 17 foreign nations and the United States. Prepared For Dispersal "Of course a dispersal plan is i effect," said Adm. Jerauld Wright, commander in chief of Ihe Atlantic Fleet and olticial host of Ihe review. "But the conccntra- :ion in Ihe area is within Ihe allowable lolerances as far as ships of Ihe United States arc concerned." This reference, in an interview was to Wright's plan for allowing no more than an accepted maximum of capital ships in a given restricted area at one time. "Each foreign ship has heen as- iigned lo a dispersal anchorage." the admiral said. "A United States ship would go with each guest ship to the assigned anchorage, either in Chesapeake Bay or cruising seaward." Wright called the hosl ship-guesl ship (he "buddy" system. Thc ill ships— 73 of them American— rode smartly at anchor in full dress Hags and bunting, awaiting the steam-by of the three reviewing ships, thc guided missile "Stork* Oii'tn>i amplon. Wilson Represents Ike Defense Secretary Charles E Wilson was in [he Canberra as chief reviewing officer and representative of President Eisenhower. With Wilson in ibe main reviewing ship were Adm. Wright Sherman Billingsley, owner of Ihc Slork Club, leaves Nighl Court in New York with his attorney. Hoy Colin, early loday. A group of house painlcrs accused him ol chasing them from his home \vith_a_Bim. UP^oto/ox) Slassen Gels Order: Go Slow With Reds WASIUNGTON-W-SecrotDry of State Dulles is reported to -, lolu hinV . Brown rclaled have advised disarmament specialist Harold Slassen tu'adopt more "lhal Ohio is against the school cautious tactics in private negotiations with the Russians. Kil ' f "'' rt kl *"' : " r * u: - '* — ---' Republicans Still Balky After Meet Ill-own Says School Bill Not Popular, I{iulj;ol Too Large Tly MAKVIX 1.. AKUOWSM1TH WASHINGTON Wl - President fisonhower, jovial and looking chipper after his illness, was breakfast host today to 40 House Republicans in a new move lo get his bogged-duwn legislative program through Congress. The While House meeting marked the President's resuinp"- lion of regular business engagements in Ihe wake of Ihe stomach upset which kept him in bed all day Monday and sharply restricted his office activities yesterday. Eisenhower's physicians have reported him "almost" recovered from Ihe stomach distress. They attribute his brief illness to ' slight overindulgence in some types of food." .Some Slill Opposed The piu-nosc of Die breakfast Series is lo put Eisenhower in icloicr touch with GOP Congress iicmhcrs and enable him to do a Jil of (|iiiel missionary work on behalf ot his program. There were somc immediate indications that the President slill faces an uphill task in that respect, even with some members of his own party. Hep. Brown of Ohio told newsmen after the breakfast that Eisenhower discussed the administration's legislative program briefly with him. particularly a miltimillion dollar measure to provide for school construction. 'T told him," Brown related. Dulles is understood lo have impressed this on Stassen (luring but damaging storms also hit an( l Adm. Arthur Radford. chair- south and south central parts of ma n of the Joint Chiefs of Staff the state, central Missouri, and sections of Oklahoma, Illinois, In diana and Ohio. In the Boston ° f Navv Thn r, i\avy fhomas S. Gales. In the Northampton were Adm. Arleigh Funnel clouds and tornadoes A - Burke, chief of naval operations, and Adm. Felix B. Stump, commander in chief of the Pacific over whether trial in a Japanese court would violate the constitutional rights of William S. Girard. Bui Judge Joseph C. McGar- Also embarked in Ihe Canberra tions represented in the review "Dorsey Dies "" ~ T T Hospital reach a decision unlil some „ next week in the case of Ihc Otla- wal 111., soldier charged with kill- ng a Japanese woman in what Girard said was an accident. In arguments ycslerdny, iiltor- Illinois throughout the early - NKW YOiiK w — Bandleader rning hours. Jimmy Dorsey died today in Doc- lors Hninitnl Mayflower Ends Her Long Trip, tors Hospital. Dorsey, 53, entered the hospital about a month ago. Cause of death was not disclosed immediately. He was a brother of Tommy Dorsey, also a bandleader, who died last November. He liad been under treatment In January he was a lung growlh. TAMPERE. Finland if— Soviet Communist party boss Nikila S.k. Khrushchev predicted today Ihe ," CHICAGO W-Wheat. corn and Communists will destroy capital- ™^° m |[ ccl svbran rut,,™* r-aii;^ „„ „,_'sm-™* with nuclear weapons bill 1 ' a low line, bashing her blunl bow pital. inlo angry seas whipped up by a' sou'wester of 40 knots in Ihc gusls. Since leaving Plymouth, England, S3 days ago her Australian- horn skipper, world-famed sailing master Alan Villicrs, had guided her under sail over 5,000 meandering miles. Thc Pilgrims in thc original required G6 days on a far e, logging aboul Red Subversion Rap perl By U. S. meeting yesterday which re viewed East-West disarmament prospects. Dulles acted lo jnecl vigorous backstage complaints by British, French and some other European governments against Stassen's private meetings with Valerian Zorin, Soviet representative in the London disarmament talks'. The Europeans fear Stnssen might be negotiating behind their backs on problems affecting Europe. .-.. -„..„.. „„„.,„. ^. ,, ltum .. Informed officials said there ;hy indicated he would nol'"' as also somc feeling within the Judge Plans Girard Case Riding Soon WASHINGTON i — A federal argnmcnls •ttmc! Sla ' c D( -'P artni <-'ii that the disar- OM,i. "lament chief lias "raced ahead of his instructions." annoyed the Europeans especially was Stassen's move in presenting lo Zorin informally a ncys challenged the right of lhel 2:i ~ i>aBC su ' nn mry ol disarmament U.S. government lo turn Girardi I)nss " ) " l ' ll ' cs - ""• s W11S " ol "" ° rfi - jcial Western proposal but papers aimed at acquainting Ihc Soviets [with possible Western thinking on thc problem. The British and French opposed over to a -lapanc.se courl. McGarraghy indicated he believes Ihe issue for him lo decide is whether Girard has a constitutional right to be tried hv Army court-martial rather than a i lwo ' wa >' American - Soviet con- .lapancsc court. ilacts on the ground (hat Ihc Lon- Japanese court. } The Girard case has created an! international furor. The arguments concluded with U.S. Ally. Oliver Gasch urging quick decision "so that we can continue to look other nations in disarmament talks also involve Britain. France and Canada. Some Europeans also expressed the view that Stassen might fall iinlo a Soviet propaganda Irap. In a new round of talks loday bill. I said thai in Ohio it we voted for that bill we would all get hung." Brown said he also told Eisenhower that several of those at the breakfast favored culling the a d m i n islralion's 571,000,000.000 spending budget for the fiscal year starting July 1. One member of the congressional group noted (hat first news of the President's illness sent the slock market tumbling. "I! was a great day for selling short." Ihc congressman remarked. Eisenhower chuckled heartily and commented: "Yes, if only 1 could have known it." The market bounced back as Eisenhower recovered and his doctors emphasized that the attack was not connected with previous more serious illnesses. Eisenhower met his guests at 8 .in. then ushered them into the dining room where Ihc breakfast was served buffet style. Eisenhower was selling back in Hie usual swing of things swiftly after spending an hour and 45 minutes- at his desk yesterday morning. But he did decide against holding his regular weekly news conference today. (Continual on Page 2, Col. 5) Ihc eye without being accused of '""'^ """"'"row with Slate Depari- rcnefling on mir obligations." will) it Young Miner Feared Dead mont authorities, Slassen McGar-' carcfuIIy chart future mov... raghy kcpl in force an'order rii-j was saitl - '" nvoiti an >' Possible »i»i.nuni.>, in reeling lhal Girard "not be ( i c .! rnlslm<lc rstandings. He will return dug through the livcrcd to custody or control of: 10 '• omlr)n tomorrow. - ' ' any foreign government or pow-; cr. • The 21-year-old specialist S.'f.:,,,,,,.,.,,,. Hirohilo's C. now is in U.S. Army custody. , " Sarrrrl Morse Expires — 'INS) Pilgrims The Syrian i - — •»*.•»,».,. ii i vox. iiiimjii^ - ...... -.,i,.._,..mi j j - 11.1111 > LOUT {() SIX I to tighten (heir security measures, isovcrnmcnt. which only ycstcr-, bDl<)rc 3Ild n>'"ng World War II.?(h c narrow shall. SIMMOKLV, Pa. i.f ~ Workers -— night without reaching a 19-year-old miner trapped some 10(1 feet below the surface. Hope grew dim lh;H Frank Puf- nock. hciried in a fall of shate in l'1'is central Pennsylvania coal re- TOKYO r .f— Emperor Hirohito'sjg'on yesterday morning, was slill favorite white horse, on which he' a '' vo ' Some ^ rescuers worked . was photographed countless limesJ!? " xrhm \ s!lifls "wring the niaht. Only four lo six men could dig in , hc »'"•'«« wun nuclear weapons but ' ^^ ins °" gl ' c sprea(1 ot llle idcolo -Ul., i ^, r n- Murkcl G ° CS lll cases soon alter thc opening. Another American Turncoat , Ready To Leave Red China "We are as sure of this as we are sure the sun will rise lomor- row," HONG KONG IP—The U.S. con- sulale general today said American turncoat Andrew' Forluna of Ionia, Mich., is leaving Red China Saturday. Fortuna was one of 2) U.S. soldiers captured in the Korean War who refused repatriation after the all the turncoats Jan. 2.V, 1934. The Supreme Court subsequently ruled lhal because of Ihis they could not be prosecuted for their actions while in tho armed forces, Fortnna told an interviewer in 195.5 he had been brought up in a poverty-slncken area of Detroil. "We often did not have enough Ihe 21 previously returned to the Uniled Slates and one died in Red China. The most recent returnee was Samuel David Hawkins of Okla- NKW YORK MOSCOW r.*-Thc United States 1 '/ has (old Ihc Soviet Union ils sub-i''" 1 ' Hlopkint versive attacks on certain Middle' Kast stales forces ihosc nalio . . ^. .... u , v -> s K«»vL'(f>i[ii:i[(, wmcn omy verier- ""•• •"""'& "umi ,*<n u.u Britain and Krancc arc reported if 13 . 11 ' offered lo mediate thc Kgypt-]d>cd May 28 at Ihe age of 23. it' Thc youth was loadinu a coal to have made similar replies to a;- f(lrdan dispute, denounced - Ihc Kas learned today. The mount. cart in "thc independent operation Soviet note of April 19 lo the :J °r«ianian government today. Ilatsuyuki 'First Snow), has hccn owned by his father Gcor-?o when Western powers suggesting a Syria charged lhal Jordan i s :immor(alize<l as n sacred horse at;Ihc slide occurred, lie was W— Thc slock|"hands off" declaration by thc preventing Syrian pilgrims from:" 10 B rcat ls c shrine, Japan's lead-ilicvetl lo have been buried ~ the^ inK Shinto shrine. jncalh SO to So tons of shale. shchev said. mark< fairly :t cont active inued early lo advance in trading loday. fou die r powers with Kast affairs. regard lo Mid- tnaking Ihe iMoslem hoi annual jc y places he- be- fke's Valet Pays Official Call *** *• * * *** *** Negro Church Group h Received At White House Queen To Visit Jamestown On Her Second Trip To U. S. •'-•" •---.«-.- .-t-—...uviwii anci \ue "i<^ mien uiu not nave enough righting stopped in 1053. Seven of food in the house," he said, "and WASHINGTON iff -Whenijust as he was all during World Dwight D. Eisenhower resigncdjWar II. It's a mutual devotion. Thc President thinks Ihe world ot I saw breadlines in the streets, tn the prison camp where I had time to think I wondered and puzzled what had caused all that. 'Marxist philosophy solved my from the Army to run for president in 1952. Sgt. John Moancy— his devoted N'egro valet—resigned loo with Ihis consoling word to his five-star chief: homa Cily, who crossed inlo Hong basic yifoblems." Kong last Feb. 27. Forluna probably will be on his The Defense Department or- way back lo Ihe United Stales a dercd dishonorable discharges for few days aflcr his arrival here, Moaney and Moancy idolizes his «" g n 8 I \Vell they have gotten along all right-both of them Eisenhower, o course was elected and reelected And Moanoy has been righl at his side all Ihe time, perhaps more than any man alive, ville. Md.. African Methodist Episcopal Church will call on Ihe President. Sgt. Moancy's Church." bos That is whal's behind one of So it's a proud day Moancy, who was -J3 la?., proud day because he was _ , • . 1110* la t\[idL;> ueiimu One 01 Don I mind, general. We'll get Ihc engagements on Eisenhower's " ' ' " Ulng lisl day ot presidential appointments since the chief executive came down with a stomach upsel over Ihe weekend, On Ihe calling list it says- 11 a. m. A group Irom Ihe Coppers ik \VASHI\GTO\ -fi — lirilam's'srect them personally at Ihe air- Queen Klizahclh II and her hus-iport. liand. Prince Philip, have dis-i Alter a three-day official visit Icloscd lonR-rumored plans to visit ,0cl. 2C will be a day ot rest here nut frnnvAmcrica in October. jaml Ihe couple expects to spend he works; Full Iravcl details have not been (heir lasl day louring Xcw York with Ihe President. You have t 0 ,announced, but White House prossjCily before flying h.ic'k lo LorrnWi '•"> lo friends of Moancv around' sccrcta , r - v '':? mcs C ; ltagcrly sai(l i In November 1051. Kliz.ibeth. ,,.o c l nr ,l,,. !!,„ !„ IJ bc i n j lnen DJ-Jnc,,^,, am | phjlin visilWt Hut you can'l Monnoy himself find how Wli'.lo "ousa to learn s ling a chance lo show off his bossilhing about him. ., to a group of friends from hisl "The sergeant lias one hard.'ada. home lown on thc easlcrn shore of " ' " ' " ' — Chesapeake Bay near Easton, Md. United Stales Oct. IG-21. They will come here from Can- Washington as guests ot President Truman. She ascended Ihc throne firm rule," says one of The Queen will visit at James- friends. "He won't talk lo reoort-jtowa, Va., where thc first pcrman in 1052 The last visit ol 1 British monarch to reigning Ihe United , ««,, ..^i,, 4_,ttJlUH, .TIVl, IIIULIU^. I1U \MJII I l<IlPl IU IV'JI Jlft°r» n - Cy 'f W , h i. 0li «?, S - witl1 hiswifc ! crs - 1)on ' 1 wastc your time." |cnl English colony in America Slate's was made in 1939 "when mnio Jh,n i . 1C , r°' '. s !, . Acl « aII y- hc wi!l ~ a very lillleiwas established in 1607. She ami Elizabeth's, parents - the late Sent mil," T ° ir . es '-! hlt , Mc al «>' s . lli>s a PlMsantjPhilip then will fly to Washing-King George VI and Queen Kliz- nciu-much more, fhey are closcigreclmg. That ts aboul the size [ton, arriving in laic afternoon Ocl. abctli - wore gucsls of PrcsiOenl ls ' 1°' ''• He minds his own business,H6, President Eisenhower willlKranklin D. Roosevelt.

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