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Doctors "Needle" Vaccine Plan
In Indiana, the Shelby County Medical Society labels as "socialistic" the
plan of the National Foundation for
Infanlile Paralysis to provide free Salk
anti-polio vaccine for firsl emd second-
grade se hoeel children throughout the
1 nited Stales.
The medical society proposed a substitute plan bv which free Salk '"shots"'
would be- given lo first emd second-
graders from needy families. However.
the vaccine would be administered to
others by private physicians.
Vccording to ihe society, "Whenever
a national lay organization attempts to
coerce lhe medical societies into accepting a plan of medical practice bv the
threat of public criticism, thev have in
reality taken the final step toward
socialized preventive medicine."
Law prohibits lhe United States from
selling or bartering surplus farm commodities to Russia or the Communist
captive nalions, the Justice Department
Thc legal opinion, requested bv the
While' Iheuse'. apparently impaled the
possibility lhal wheat or other surplus
foods- -including government-owned
butter—would be offered as a frift to
lhe Soviets or at cut-rate prices or in
exchange fur strategic materials from
Freda (Jtley's article. "Peace in Our
Time?", featured in lite April Facts
Forum News, has been entered into the
Congressional Record and hence is
destined for preservation in the national
Congressman l'>. Carroll Reece (R-
Tenn.) included the complete text of
Miss I lliv's article in an extension of
remarks appearing on page A2324 of
lhe March 31 Congressional Record.
To Outlaw the Outlaws?
An attempt lo outlaw lhe Communisl
party in New Hampshire will be con
sidered by the state legislature. The
bill, referred from the 1953 session,
calls fur a $20,000 fine or a prison term
nf front two to twenty years, or both,
for anyone who shedl "knowingly be' ei
member" of the party.
He Sought—He Found
A reader's urgent appeal for sources
of "material on freedom" brought swift
action bv the editor of the Colorado
Springs Gazelle Telegraph, who promptly published names and address,- ,,i
sixty-one organizations, including Facts
Commending the paper's editorial
set vice ley tbe eommuiiitv. Reader Paul
W. Nesbil pointed out lhal such aid
would nol only he a service lo himself
and nlhcrs "who wished to study the
problems further, bul ii would give a
needed boost lo lhe producers ol the
"Mr. Nesbil is so right," commented
Editor [[airy Hoiles in publishing the
lisl ol organizations and publishers
"'which prepare informational material
in feiveir of freedom."
No Harvest for Seeds of Subversion
Ml copies of an official elementary
school guide distributed in Virginia
have been recalled by Governor Thomas
1). Stanley, who labeled passages in lhe
volume as un-American.
Recall and rcvisiuti of lhe manual
was prompted by publication in lhe
Richmond News Leader of a letter from
an Alexandria businessman, 15. M.
Miller. He denounced as "anti-free
enterprise propaganda" certain state-
mcnls in lhe "Aims'' section of the
Governor Stanley asked the Virginia
Department of Education "'lo ascertain
lhe authors of these wholly unwarranted
and thoroughly alien passages and to
determine whether they arc now in the
Department s employ."
\ni(.i.'3 passages pointed up by tin-
Governor were these: "Capitalism i-
based upon ihe principle of profil In the
owner rather than service to the masses
of ihe people." Also. "Tin' capitalistic
system is nut planned and links direc-
lii.n: llius waste anil economic cycles
"I am shocked that such statements
could appear in any stuit- publication,"
Governor Stanley stated. "We cannol
plant the seels of dislrusl and suspie i,,n
in lhe minds ,,f our fulure citizens eunl
preserve the \merican way of life."
(Continued from Page I'll
lite \ett ) oil. Times eil Melt' It IV.
1955. which in il- usual land admirable I completeness has reprinted lhe
..Hi. ied record of the ^i alia Conference
-but nol thc 1 .S. background and
briefing documents prepared in advance
in thirty-two full pages, on page I. ~()
contains a nine-paragraph story with
the caption "Hiss Parle) Hole Wee-
Minor One." This "Special lo lhe Netc
) ork Times' withoul any reporters
by-line while' oilier "specials" on the
Valla Papers, by Harry Schwartz, Nile"
Dnii y and others, are signed claims
lhal "lln- records -bow him a- a technician."
Well. "Technician" Hiss wa- presenl
al lhe third, fourth, fifth, sixth and
seventh formal meetings, al five tup
secrel conferences of Foreign ministers,
emd siv plenary sessi,ens. This enlels up
ie, sixteen officially listed meetings, nut
to speak of private conversations in
which Hiss may heivc influenced such
uf his superiors eis Secretary of State
Stettinius or—if there was einv need -
Mr. Harry Hopkins. "Technician" Hiss
set! in on conferences al which lhe dismemberment of Germany, reparations,
integration of France into ihe German
control commission, Dumbarton Oaks
anil the I nited Nations, lhe Yugoslav
frontiers, control of Hungary emd Bulgaria, and lhe Polish question were
Al congressional hearings in 1953,
J. Anthony Panuch, ;i seasoned and
honored career official of the Steele Department, testified thai Alger Hiss exer-
eised "Svengali-Iike influence over th1'
mental processes of Junior Stettinius,
ll was Mr. Stettinius who heul asked
Harry Hopkins h> intercede with ih''
Presidenl to make sure thai Mr. Hiss
l.i' added lo the' staff of our Valla delegation. Mr. Stettinius alsee wrote in I""
book on ihe Yalta Conference: "My
usual daily schedule, for instance, weis
to confer with ill. Freeman) Matthews,
(Charles E. "Chip") Bohlen, and Hisj
jusl after I gol up in lhe morning an'1
"after these di is i in lhe evening) '
usually conferred again vvilh Meitlli<«-
One' ol tin' memoranda now made
publi. a missive e.f the executive secretary of tlii- sietff of Secretary Stettinius lo Assislanl Secretary Nelson ■';■
Rockefeller reads: "Al the Secretary"
Siaff Committee meeting of January '
i 1945) ihe Secretary i Mr. Si<-ninius)
asLial thai all memoranda fur ihe Tie-1
dent nn topics to be discussed eit tn'
Meeting of the Big Three (al Yalta)
should be ill lhe hands ,,| Mr. Ak'1
lli-s nol later litem January 15. These
memoranda should go to Mr. H'""
through Mr. Yost (Charles W. Yost,
executive secretary uf ihe Staff <'"'"'
Now, if Mr. lli-s at 111.' lime of lhl'
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