Dec 1961, Registering
DEFY ORDER TO REGISTER Red Leaders Face Fines, Prison WASHINGTON (AP) -- Officers of the Communist party in the U n i t e d States have tailed to meet the deadline for registering under the Internal Security Act. This left to the justice department the next move in the drawn- out war of nerves between the party and the government. Atly. Gen. Piobert F. Kennedy said earlier this week that the d e p a r t m e n t "will enforce t h c law." LAST NOV. 20. w h e n the party itself defied a deadline for registering, a department spokesman said officials planned to wait at least u n t i l after the time had expired for officers to register before t a k i n g action. That deadline passed at midnight Thursday night. Individual SAID TO BE U. S. COMMUNIST PARTY CHIEF--A former U. S. C o m m u n i s t party official i d e n t i f i e s the members of the Dam- now have l - o m m u TM 1 Party oinciai mentihes the party's three officers Violence u n t i l Dec. 20 to register under 3S E ) l z a b c t h Gurley Flynn. chairman: Gus Hall, general secretary, lal erupted Â» h - 'Â·'"Â· Â° and Benjamin Davis, n a t i o n a l secretarv left to ri"ht abovr- PÂ° ! 'tical opposition group openly - ' ' = ' defied a military summons to end The government has indicated Party declines to i d e n t i f y publicly its officers, .| r Plans to move agamst the party after U. S. ordered party leaders to register as arms of The law provides fines up to U n i Â° n ' Party !eaders h a v e refused to register. (AP Wircphoto) the s a m p r i n r . ^ " "nil",-"""' : ~" K -; -y "---" A c t -- f o u g h t an arm of the Soviet govern- .-5-.? ame ,. rin Â£. ~ P i u s . prison by party leaders , n _ _ t h e courts mem. It was to . , . Â« . Â«-Â· -- ' Â·-Â· Â·Â·-"Â»Â»-ii in i n v t u u i L i un:m. 11 WHS 10 i l i l H- GI t Â± r ,11iJILlP_ r . ofl ' ccr 5 a" d uidu-idv since its P^sagejn J 9 5 C I -- t h e : finances and other details.