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Truman Comes Out for Harriman

As Best Qualified to

Nehru Tells Dulles He Opposes L.

Suez Plan

India Envoy Warns Secretary Egypt s Sovereignty Vital In Control Set-Up


William Galbraith ai eh

Diplomatic sources dis- closed yesterday that Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru has advised Secretary of State John Foster Dulles that he does not like the Western plan to internation- alize the Suez Canal

This stand was conveyed to Dulles Indian Ambassador G. L. Mehta as President Eisen- hower and Dulles prepared to

Pipeline Sabotage Threatened

lraq Seeks to Mediate Poached on 6, Between Kgypt, West Civil Rights |


CAIRO, Aug. 11 #—An offer by Iraq to mediate the Suez canal crisis was reported today as Arab union leaders threat ened-to blow up Western oil and military installations in the Middle East should a shooting war start

At the same time, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser declared his great objective was not simply to take over the canal but “to arouse Arab nationalism

President Nasser’s Sunday news conference—at which he is expected to disclose whether Egypt will accept or reject an invitation to attend the 24na- tion conference on the Suez in London Aug. 16—was post- poned from noon to 4 p. m. (1! a. m. EDT). The President also is scheduled to broadcast to the nation at 6 p. m. (1 p EDT.)

[The news conference was


Wilton Wynn

postponed in order to arrange for a bigger hall to seat an esti- mated 400 newsmen, Interna- tional News Service reported

[Nasser held two lengthy cabinet meetings, lasting 4% hours, and there were reports he might be deciding to attenc the London Conference, or at least offer a solution that could be acceptable to Britain and France.

‘United Press said there were widespread but unconfirmed reports that Nasser would sev er diplomatic ties with Britain and France, announce a defense pact with Russia, and declare a national emergency. Other news services said Nasser was certain that no decisive actior would emerge from the Lon don Conference, and was satis fied to watch Britain and France attempt to win world

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Part of Asian Trend

Suez Canal issue is part of an his‘orie process in Asia which beran at the end of TYorld War Tl and which, s.oner or later, will affect the course of Africa as well. Pace Aj.

conference review of what they will savy in their briefing Dulles said aft ‘rward he is r ! slators will in- heres | he Rig Three plan which calls for guarantees to keep the canal open

Dulles leaves Tuesday for London where, on Thursday, the tri-power proposal will be placed before an international conference

Mehta saw Dulles at noon He was quoted as saying his government is “entirely dissat-

See DULLES, Page A6, Col. 1

Hurricane Betsy Cains in Speed

MIAMI | Stringent precautions we! urged on uerto Rico and Vir gin Islands residents tonight as Hurricane Betsy hewled closer to those Caribbean islands at Slightiy greater speed

The UU. S. Weather Bureau at San Juan. Puerto Rico. said in a late advisory that the storm's center was about 180 miles southeast of San Juan. That is 1260 miles east-southeast of Miam

The hurricane, with 100-mile winds, was traveling at 16 miles @n hour west-northwest

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th ‘Progress’

Jeanne Rogers

Staff Reporter

Progress was made yesterday n District transit labor nego liations

This was announced by Fed- eral Mediator James A. Ho‘den at the end of a 3'2-hour session in which prospective new trans- it chief, O. Roy Chalk, and 25 union officials for the first time began to “give and take in their contract discussions

The negotiations recessed un- til 11:15 a. m. Monday, approxi- mately 13 hours before the ex-

Chalk Plans a Crew

Of Bus Hostesses

A ecrew of “attractive women hostesses” will cater to District streetcar and bus riders in the near future, if 0. Rey Chalk has his way.

Chief duty of the host- esses would be to min'ster te patrens’ comfort and re- port all complaints to the management, the New York airlines executive and pro. spective new transit owner disclosed.

ration of the present Capital fransit Co. and its contract with operators

Although Holden did not dis any details of the “prog- ress made.” it was clear that all parties felt considerably more optimistic about getting togeth- er or, at least, reaching some working agreement before birth of the new District Trans- it System at midnight Tuesday.

Sticky hub of the negotia- tions is the question of a con- tract extension versus immedi- ate arbitration if an agreement


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‘Savior of My Child’


cannot be reached. The union wants arbitration and Chalk’ wants extension for the present time.

Chalk, New York airlines op- erator, assured reporters after the weekend recess that “there is no quéstion in my mind that 1. officially will take over the

" transit system on the Tuesday


“IT am here to stay,” he added. Chalk had just returned from a hurried trip to New York where he hammered out with the Chase Manhattan Bank some of the financial mechanics of his proposed $13.5 million purchase of CTC.

Chalk said the financial matters between the bank and

him are private and it wouldn't be ethical to make them public

Both union head Walter J Rierwagen, and Chalk refused to disclose what went on in the closed-door discussion. Both said they werent hiding any thing but merely wanted to ‘protect negotiations” at point

Holden said the recess called so both parties have time’ to mull over new ideas brought out in vyester- day's meeting.

The union's specific contract demands are for a 25-cent wage increase and improved vacation and holiday benefits.

District Commissioner Rob- ert E. McLaughlin last night predicted a labor settlement by the contract's expiration. He said he understands Chalk

would be willing to arbitrate a |

new contract, given a reason able contract extension.




Democrats End Plank Hearings After Factions Drop Invective

Robert C. Albright Staff Reporter CHICAGO, Aug. 11—The

Democratic Resolutions

Committee closed party plat-

form hearings tonight and

turned over to a 16-member'| drafting subcommittee the)

sensitive job of writing a

civil rights plank that won't! blow to pieces on next week's convention floor. Northern liberals and South-| ern segregationists, who have)

been nearly at each other’s| throats on the delicate issue.) made the drafting task easier


‘by reaching a sort of armistice |

today. !

Neither wing of the tradi-| tionally torn Democratic Party) budged from opposing posi- tions on the Supreme Court school integration decision, but ® hot collars cooled off over; night as each side abandoned invectives.

Prime mover in the cooling-| off process was Resolutions. ‘Chairman John W. McCormack (Mass.). Later, Belford V. Law- son, a Negro delegate from on District, made the initial con- cessions.

On Friday Lawson had in- sisted that Gov. George Bell! Timmerman of South Carolina, a leading Dixie segregationist, be brought back for vigorous cross<xamination on his anti- court testimony. Today Law- son dropped his demand and the whole tone of the hearings changed. Witnesses on both

sides stuck to their views, but a new era of good feeling en- tered the hearings.

One fact became increasingly! plain today: Failure to specifi- cally mention and affirm the Su-' preme Court decision, as advo- cates of a “compromise” have suggested, will result in a lib

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Rescue of Girl, 3, Trapped

In Overturned Car, Told by Her Dad

, Washington resident told he story yesterday of the he 1c rescue efforts of a 17-year- id Chevy Chase youth he de- cribed as “the savior of my child James Beckert, 4911 V_ st nw., said his 3-year-old daugh-

Diane, was saved from leath by Robert McCall, son if Mr. and Mrs. Johnston Me- Call, 4307 Curtis rd. Chevy (Nase, when the youth scram- bled down a 40-foot embank- ment to pull the little girl from a creek. where she was trapped in the family automobile.

Beckert said his wife, Alice, their three children, Diane, James, 6, and Deborah, 5, were riding in the car with Mrs. Beckert's mother, Mrs. Earl Lyttleton of McLean, Va.

The accident happened mear but I never saw anybody jump couldn't tell me anything embankment good about the McCall boy. Muller is being transferred to " McCall, who I'll sae think of him as a convention duty at the Inter. ound could see Diane's foot sticking hero tional Amphitheater.

Basye, Va. last Wednesday. Mrs. Beckert was driving the car and tried to turn ar


on a narrow mountain road She backed precariously ciose to a drop off and stopped the car to let the others out while she completed the turn. Be fore they could leave the car, it began to roll. Mrs. Beckert grabbed Deborah and pulled her clear. James jumped out a rear window but Mrs. Lyttle- ton and little Diane were trapped

The car rolled over “several times” Beckert said, and came to rest On its top in the creek Diane was eaught under the rear seat cushion.

Mrs. Beckert, stand'ng on the road, screamed for help. Mc- Call heard the cry and rushed to the scene. Mrs. Beckert, her husband reported, told him

“I've seen Tarzan in the movies

down that stee like that boy did.

from under the cushion, pulled her to safety and then helped other rescuers free Mra. Lyttle- ion.

Beckert, a route salesman for the Wheaton Valet Co.! said, “I told the boy I couldn't afford to give him any money for saving my child's life. but his mother told me the boy said he wouldn't take $1000 for -he words of thanks I gave him.”

Mrs. Lyttleton was hospital ized at nearby Woodstock with a broken left arm and thumb Diane will be under a doctor's observation for six weeks. Beckert said.

“You hear a lot about some of the bad | things teen-agers do nowadays,” Beckert, “but you but

Chicago policeman today start- ed welcoming Democratic con- vention delegates to the city in

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Ticket Given E The Day’s Politics

To Maryland Delegate

‘Shoved. Abused. Threatened,”

Chicago Patrolman

Former President Harry S. Truman names Gov Averell Harrimanof New York-as his choice for the

Democratic nomination for President. Page 1.

American novelist John Steinbeck writes the first in a series of articles on the Democratic and Republican conventions. Page B4

+ Harold E. Stassen stresses that only one-sixth of the Republican delegates have actually come out for re- nomination of Richard M. Nixon as Vice President. Page A8.

Congressional Republicans supported the Adminis- tration more often in 1956 than 1955, study shows. Page B6.

Mrs. Averell Harriman, probably the most talked about woman on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, is the subject of a special article by Mary Van Rensselaer Thayer. Page F2

Belford V. Lawson, District delegate, challenges Mississippi Governor's charge that Washington's schools are in a “mess” because of integration. Page Bl

President Eisenhower indorsed Sen. John Marshall Butler (R-Md.) for reelection yesterday as Maryland Democrats closed ranks behind Millard E. Tydings, who is attempting to regain the seat he lost to Butler in 1950. Page Bl.

Gov. Thomas B. Stanley and Virginia delegates to Democratic National Convention leave for Chicago in grim mood over civil rights. Page B8


(Picture on Page B6) CHICAGO, Aug. 11 # A

his own way—with tickets. Patrolman Jack Muller, Chi-

cago’s champion ticket giver,

arrested Ira Bird Kirkland

member of the Maryland dele- gation, and his wife

(Kirkland, formerly with the in Wash- ington, resigned in 1954 to run as a Democratic candidate for the Maryland House of Dele gates from Anne Arunde!

County He was graduated from the George Washington University law school and prac- ticed in the District for several years before World War Il) |

Muller said the car, bearing 2 Maryland House of Delegates license, was in a no-parking zone of North Rush st. He said when he spoke about the viola- tions he was “shoved, abused and threatened.” |

The couple was taken in, booked for disorderly conduct and traffic violation and re. leased on $25 bond each. They were scheduled for appearance in Traffic Court Sept. 19.

It was one of Muller's last acts on the near North Side night club beat for a while. Po- lice C Timothy J. t O'Connor yesterday

District Republicans intensify drive to register an estimated 200,000 potential Republican absentee voters in Washington area. Page B6

Former President Truman's indorsement of Gov. Averell Harriman of New York for the Democratic Presidential nomination restores Sen. Lyndon Johnson to power in eventual choice of a candidate. Page A8.

Democrats reach armistice on civil rights after fac- tions drop invective at hearings. Platform writing task is turned over to 16-member subcommittee. Page 1.



World Crisis Callsfor Man

Ready to Act, He Declares

Stevenson Forces Insist He Can

Win Without Help Of Ex-President

By Edward T. Folliard Stat Reporter

CHICAGO, Aug. 11—In an audacious move that threw Chicago into an up- roar, former President Harry S. Truman announced today that he favored Gov. Averell Harriman of New York for the 1956 Demo- cratic nomination for Presi-


The prospect now that the Democratic National Conven- tion, which opens at noon Mon- day. 1} the exciti


long history of party of Jeffe! and Jackson


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ent further in of Harriman of Adlai E. imagined he ineir most ap-

Truman wv his indorsement than the backers Stevenson eve! would. even in

prehensive moments.

The word had circulated in advance of the former Presi- dent's pronouncement that he would. in effect, say something like this: “I' prefer Harriman, but I would accept Stevenson.”

Never a trimmer, Mr. Tru-

man went all the way for Har-,

riman, his old friend and as- sociate. Not only did he not say anything good about Steven- ison, he didn't say anything labout him at all, except per- haps by implication. And the implication, if that’s what it was, was not a friendly one.

Mr. Truman said that against the mounting crisis in the world the Democratic conven- tion would have to name a nominee for . President who would be able to take command

immediately”—“without risk- ing a period of costly and dan- gerous trial and error.”

A moment later he expressed his belief that Harriman would be ready to act on moving into the White House. It could only luded therefore that he wa saying nat Stevenson would have go through a period of. dangerous trial and error

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the light of my know!l- of the office of President.” Mi Truman, “I believe that the man best qualified to be the next President of the United States is Governor Har- riman of New York.’

His declaration, even though something of the sort had been expected by many, caused a sensation among the delegates who will ballot on a presiden- tial nominee on Thursday.

It even brought gasp of sur-

‘prise from the newsmen who

See TRUMAN, Peg. A-10, Col. 1

McKeldin Stops Off in Chicago To See ‘Friends’

CHICAGO. Aug 11 @#—Al.- ready hopping with Democrats, this Convention city had to make room today for a Republi- can. Gov. Theodore R. McKel- din of Maryland stopped off “to see some of my friends.”

McKelidin spent the day in Chicago between trains to San Francisco. While here, the Maryland governor

® Breakfasted at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, Democratic Con- vention headquarters.

® Walked across the street to the Blackstone Hotel, where he shook hands with Averell Har- riman.

®*Greeted Gov. Abraham Ribicoff of Connecticut.

® Was handed Stevenson and Harriman campaign buttons,

folders, etc

®While doing a recorded radio interview. just missed seeing former President Tru- man.

© Explained jokingly that he visited these Democratic haunts because Democrats, who hold nearly a 31 re ation majority in Maryland, helped

elect him to two terms as gov-






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recess Awaiting him was the sheriff and a man the judge had just convicted. The sheriff said he brought the man back on a ew charge, “cussing the court.” “Let him go.” said the judge. “Any man who has been convicted has a right to cuss the court.”

That, explained Ervin. amid the laughter of the committee. was pretty much the position of the South. He noted one dif- ference, however. He said the South “has not violated any law

Fred J. Cassibry, of Louis liana, said he was not talking about Lawson, but that he did not intend to sit silent while professional liberal organiza- tions “question the integrity

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and motives of So ithern lead eT

P. Coleman of denied unusual is were given Negroes in his n order to disenfranchise and said We need more time fighting Re and less time fight g among ourstives Rep. Emanuel Celler (N. Y.) took issue with what he termed ime rosy picture Coleman painted of how the race prob was handled in his state (e¢lier recatied testimony showed before his House Judi ciary Committee which, he said. showed Negroes in Missis sipp and e¢lisewhere in the South were not given sufficient tunities

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Wallace of ama told the committee Northern fio gooders may wreck good race relations the South unless they deliberately interfering Southern affairs Southern protests failed to slow the procession of North ern liberals before the commit

One of them, UAW President Walter Reuther, told the plat form makers the Court issue is the most urgent challenge” be- fore either party

To fail to call for specific im- plementation of the Court de cision, by the President and Congress, would assist in “nul- lifying” the Court's authority. Reuther said

Although closed sessions of the drafting group will open today, few exvect the platform to be unveiled much before its formal presentation to the con- vention on Wednesday

As formal hearings conclud- ed. Sen. John J. Sparkman (Ala.) said he believes a plan can be’ written that “we can all live with.”

“We may not like it. but it will be such that both sides can go along in the end,” Spark- man said

Rump Groups Fail to Unseat 2 Southern States’ Delegates

By William M. Bates CHICAGO, Aug. 11 @—The Democratic National tee today threw out efforts by “rump” groups to unseat the

regular Mississippi and South Carolina delegations to the Democratic National Conven tion



Committee's voice vote action means the regular delegations from the two states will be on the tem- porary roll when the conven- tion opens Monday.

However, Monroe Sweetland Oregon national comitteeman said the Mississippi contest at least will be revived Monday before the Credential Commit- tee of the full convention which could reverse today’s ac- tion.

Sweetiand charged that the reguiar delegation included members who have been “no torious in their disloyalty” to the Party

One committee source imme diately voiced fear that Sweet- land’s move was an effort to re


open the bitter “loyalty oath” battle that almost lied to a Southerr split at the 1952 Dem ocratic convention.

Gene Conklin of the Oregon delegation, who will serve on the credentials committee, told reporters “people who come to this convention as delegates come here as members of the Democratic Party.”

“If they participate in the convention we have the right to know they will support the nominees or, at least not fight them,” Conklin said.

The regular delegations in- volved in the contests are headed by Govs. J. P. Coleman of Mississippi and George Bell Timmerman of South Carolina The contesting groups are

headed by Charles G. Hamilton of Mississippi and John H. Mc- Cray, a Negro, of South Caro lina

Both contesting groups

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pegged their claims for recog. nition partly on charges that leaders of the regular Demo- cratic organizations of both states have bolted the Party in ihe past and may do so again this year

The National Committee's credentiais group, headed by Calvin W. Rawlings of Wtah, found that neither of the

“rump” groups had presented basis of a contest.

McClellan Considered 4s Favorite Son

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Aug 11 —The Arkansas delegation to the National Democratic Convention will consider offer ing the name of Sen. John L McClellan (D-Ark.) as a favor-' ite son candidate for Presi- dent.

Gov. Orval Faubus. who wil! head the delegation, today said that the group will consider a request signed by all state Senators that McClellan's name be offered

The Governor—whose con rol the delegation has not been challenged said he viewed the request favor-


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day afternoon conference with a 10 a. m. appointment the congressional leaders and land's Secretary of State John Foster appointment schedule for that Dulles and the Presi- 44)

Dulles dent are anxious to keep the top men of both parties in Con- gress abreast of developments in the Suez where Egypt has nationalized the canal over ob jections of the United States. Britain and France

Mr. Eisenhower and Dulles met yesterday morning to dis-

cuss the agenda for this after

noon's conference.

The President had only one general caller yasterday—Re- publican congressional nominee Jacqueline Cochrane of Cali- fornia—who dropped in “just to say hello.”

She did not say whether she and Mr. Eisenhower discussed aeronautical campaigning but told newsmen she has about 30.000 miles and driven another 8000 in her own cam- paign. She estimated she has shaken hands with 40.000


Then he drove to the Burn- ing Tree Club, a swank club for men only, to play its beau- tiful, tricky course.

Murray Snyder, assistant White House press secretary. said he assumes the President will go to San Francisco in ad.


for the first time—

Famed Novelist John Steinbeck covers Political Conventions

One of America’s great- est living authors, john Steinbeck, is in Chicago reporting one of Americas greatest human dramas the political convention.

This is a FIRST! before has this famous writer turned his gifted pen to political commen- tary. With the cloquence that won him the Pulitzer Prize tor “Grapes of Wrath.” John Sreinbeck will write 12 stories—6 on each convention.

His vivid stories of the Chicago and San Francisco convention scenes, the po- litical personalities, their speeches and backstage shenanigans appear ex- clusively starting today on Page B-4.

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Eisenhower wished Aviatrix Jacqueline Coch- rane good luck yesterday in her campaign to represent California's 29th District in Congress. She said she called on the President “just to say hello.”

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Troops Battling Pakistan Flood


KARACHI, Pakistan, Aug. 11 Soldiers, laborers and convicts today fought to seal a breach in the stone levy of the Indus River and halt swirling flood waters pouring into the city of Sukkur, 200 miles north of here

Panicky citizens fled night to higher land as water inundated streets and houses Pakistan army engineers were rushed to the flood scene té- day. With 400 convicts and 100 laborers they are battling save the city

Fight of the 10 departments of West Pakistan province were today named calamity-affected areas under a special ordi nance deciared iast night



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