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WASHINGTON -- Non-interventionists yesterday blocked the first attempt by the Administration to limit Senate debate on President Roosevelt's British Aid Bill but reiterated emphatically that they are not filibustering the historic legislation.

The move was made by Chairman Walter F. George, D., Ga., of the Foreign Relations Committee, after Sen. Carter Glass, D., Va., had advocated invocation of the Senate's most drastic weapon--cloture--to shorten the discussion and after oppositionists had been denounced from the floor as aiding the Axis cause by delaying a final vote.

George's motion would have limited each Senator to one hour's talk on the bill and 30 minutes on each amendment. Only one vote was needed to defeat it, and it came from Missouri's stocky Bennett C. Clark who said "the destiny of the American republic is at stake and there should not be a limitation of debate."

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