Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 8, 1948 · Page 10
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 10

Cumberland, Maryland
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Wednesday, December 8, 1948
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TEN Philippines To Seek Help From America Hxiks, Graft Charges, Conurmnisls Endanger Struggling Republic By SPENCER DAVIS. MANILA — (f?1 — Can the Philippines remain a democratic outpost If their big neighbor China .falls under complete Communist domination? Uneasily watching the tide of Communism on the Asiatic continent. Philippines government policy makers think their two-and-one- half-year-old republic can make the grade"—provided the United States continues to extend a strong helping hand. The question of continued American aid may be one of the strongest reasons President Elpldlo Qulr- tao Is considering ft trip to Washington shortly after President Truman's inaugural in January. Cash Aid Ends 1950 The flow of American dollars into these war-ravaged islands is now at full flood, but is due to end in 1950, when it will have reached almost $2,000,000,000, The Job of rebuilding will be far from done by then. The Filipinos are enjoying •. dollar-inspired boom now. but have been warned that depression lurks ahead. Narcino Ramos, new minister to Argentina and former minister in Washington, recently- expressed these fears. "It Is well to realize that a Communist victory in China will be a serious threat to our xtitutions-and to our way of life," he said. Keds Dispersed, But Active After three months of bloody campaigning, the Communist-led Hukbalahap (Japs) guerrillas have been dispersed, but not destroyed. Crops in central Luzon, the main Philippine island ,are harvested under guard. • Adding uncertainty is the 19« presidential election campa-igji. President Quirino's administration is none too confident of being retained next November. A rigorous battle of personalities Is almost certain between. Quirino and Dr. Jose P. Laurel, whose ardent nationalism is often construed as anti-Americanism. Quirino succeeded to the presidency on the death of President Manuel Roxas last April 15. He. is a candidate for a full term, but has ' had to fight an uphill battle for support and national popularity. His own Liberal 'Party is controlled by the enigmatic Jose Avelino, president of the senate. Avelino says he ii not a candidate for president. Served Under Japs Laurel got his anti-American label through serving as president of the wartime puppet government set up by the Japanese. H • is campaigning steadily-for the presidency. Nowadays he toasts: "To American friendship — and p-eater friendship than to any other nation." ' He usually manages to add some iort of stinger, critical of American foreign policy, which he feels has disillusioned most Asiatic people. He tells audiences.that American lympathy for colonial peoples has given way to financial and military support of such colonial. powers as Britain, The Netherl-nds and Prance. He describes himself as a Socialist. Charges Graft, Corruption His greatest popular appeal rides on his repeated charges that graft and corruption are rampant. The government has been embarrassed by recurrent reports of irregularities. Luxulous new homes, extravagant automobiles, lavish parties and world tours by officials ,stand out starkly in this war-ravaged country. They have aroused a deep cynicism. Manila papers refer to such situations as "anomalies," and this has become a favorite headline word for attacks on the administration. Induction Tests Taken By Four Board 29 Men Preinduction tests were given four men from Selective Service Board 29 at the Army and Air Force Ke- cruiting Station yesterday. Examined were James L. Coleman. Hulbert H. Hansrote, Robert B. Morgan and Bertram Frledland Twelve from Frostburg Board 30 are scheduled for tests today. Enlistees announced yesterday day -were Donald J./Judy. Romney, W. Va,, Regular Army, two years, and George W. Watrine, Horseshoe Run, W. Va., Air Force, three years. EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1948 Phone. 4600 for a WANT AD Taker Battle Against Communism Told By Underground Leader FROSTBURG — A long fight igainst Communism wasreJatedyes- terday by Cons tantineBoldyreff,lead- er of the Russian secret' underground, at an assembly at Frost- 3urg State Teachers College. Boldyreff has been fighting the underground war against Stalin and Communism for 18 years. • His father was Lt. Gen. Vasslly G. ratner was -L.L. uuu, vu^*^ ^- ^-.iin*»i iJV .,.. — ----- . . Boldyreff professor of the'Imperiallject. Large waves -of Russian refu eneral Staff Academy, who com- j gees swarmed through Rumania h Russian Fifth Army and Hungary, fleeing the advancing , manded the Russian Fifth Army during World War 1'. After the Bolshevik 1 coup in 1917, General Boldyreff was arrested, .recaptured following his escape from a Petrograd jail, an eventually put in- a concentration camp an shot. Young Constantine - entered the Habarovsk Cadet Corps in 1921. Following- the defeat of the White Russian forces, his corps retreated to China, then to Yugoslavia. It was in the latter, country that he entered the architectural and civil engineering school of Belgrade .University from which he graduated in 1935. • But the cruelty and bloodshed, the brutal -violation of every human right and the indignities which he witnessed from boyhood, 1 and the tragic . fate of his father, left its mark on the young man's character and outlook, and as Communism developed its brutality, he became filled. with .a feeling .of hatred against Communism 'and its methods. Hev.was one of the first to join the underground system of NTS (Nacioalno-Troudbvby-Souz) which had its network throughout Russia, and .which was composed of courageous people who had the Russian people and who continued the struggle for freedom which has been, denied them for three decades. In the' meantime, while still at the -university, he met some young American geologists ' employed by the Anaconda Copper company, and joined that organization as a surveyor. World War II found him head of a. British-American owned mine and- smelter plant in Yugoslavia. On the day of Hitler's air attack on' Belgrade, April 6, 1940 atiacK uu .oeiKiauu, iiy^i u, "", he enlisted in the Royal Yugoslav settlement of the . population, of his Army and fought as a private until camps to French Morocco, obtain- capitulation. ing consent of the French govern- Suspicion pointed its finger at mcnt to transfer 1,800 men and Boldyreff during the underground their dependents to Casablanca. years, and In 1941 the Nazi police forced labor. He escape. Hiding'with old friends. Eventually he made his way to Berlin where ho established contact with the Ilti cabtLUlloJItU vwn \i&.\jv n AIIII. u«w. w wo m yiu^ti u\j juj.<.j. i/t**> **•**, — — NTS, whose underground system-was i intergovernmental committee on steadily growing. • refugees and was i sent as an acting 'By the end of 1943 -he had, representative to Casablanca. Here through NTS channels, penetrated i he succeeded in building up two through Poland into Russia. | Independent enterprises which sen'- TRUSS FITTING By Akron Graduated Experts, also Abdominal Supports. Elastic Hosiery and all types of .surgical .appliances. Private Pitting Room. Ford's Drug Store Cumberland 84 N. Centre St. FOR EVERYONE! GET $50 TO S500 Or More — At Cumberland's NEW.LOAN OFFICE Your choice of tht lollowlnE popular plans. No worthy person rc- luartl. Stop in now tot Jmmcdlato Holiday Cash. • AUTO LOAN'S — UD to SK'OI) • niON'KV ON SIGNATURE • FUUMTOKU LOANS TO S!iO(l Comr. In or phone ii"93 AETNA FINANCE CO. 7 N. LIBERTY ST. Opp. Fort Cumberland Hotel tfce entire executive, committee of the, -organization was discovered, miraculously missing Boldyrefr, he lelt Russia for Austria where he organized a new-base for. the NTS. In Vienna he succeeded in creating a Russian labor group within the actual temper of the Russian! T 1 Qy' T\j people today. . • ' J Boni and reared on Russian soil he has watched Russia- from the miserable hut of the peasant, from the overcrowded shabby rooms of '.he workers abodes, from-the woods in the midst of the partisans. He j has been started by the Associated has made friends with men and'Charities, Miss Jeanette L. Bonig, Begins In County .'Distribution of the more than 150 wooden Christinas toys cor.- La Vale Section Struck By Failure Of Power A short circuit in a 2,300-volt Potomac Edison. Company power I .line caused an- interruption of structed"by' a group of local men i electrical service in the western sec- . i. __ .__j i j.u._ A™,,,,,,:,,*".-,,-) tinn df T.n^T'tjIfi la*;!; n'^hi". A 1:TPP ed at 5:40 p. m., but darkness hindered location of the trouble, ficials said. ,. | \J\JM,lt ISM** y \y *V IU • °~]Set Up Units Tonight women of all walks-of life and has been able to foe! the spirit of Russia and her people which nourish In spite of Communist tyranny. executive secretary, has announced. Miss Bonlg- said distribution, began last week. I The toys, which Include stick tion of .LaVale last night. A tree limb is believed to have caused thu lines serving the the actual framework of the liu'sjc | renc iy for revolution and the NTS The Russian People.'he said, are < horses, rocking horses, wheel bar- German private construction pro- and Hungary, fleeir.g the advancing Russian army, and -wi'.h- I'.icse Boi- dyroff was able to build up a corps of 500 undercover men. In 1944 this group WHS also discovered by the Nazi SS, and forced into concentration camps and slave labor. He was again able to organize escapes in increasing numbers and in 1945, was again arrested By the Gestapo and held In a concentration camp in Wolfeben. Once more he effected an escape during the tumult of the rapid flight of the SS, who were terrified by the encirclement movement of the British and American, troops. When the American army finally occupied the area, Boldyreff placed his organization at the disposal of the United States Military Government, He' organized a supply system, a hospital, a motor pool and 16 camps, and was put in charge of 40,000 displaced persons. Of 8,000 former Soviet citizens registered in that area, 5,736, .he said, refused to be repatriated. Later when the American army evacuated Thuringia, he organized the evacuation of all Russian, Ukranian, Polish and Baltic displaced persons to Kassell in the American zone. - At this stage he began to work actively against forcible repatriation of Soviet citizens and cooperated closely with, the American Military Government. Soviet representatives demanding -jhis extradition, 'the Americans arrested him and placed in protective custody from which he was released three months later when immediate danger to his life seemed to be over.- In 1945 he went to Paris to :ni- tiate negotiations regarding the re- . Upon his return to Germany he years, an n . arrested him as an alleged. British ' was immediately arrested by the spy and sent him to Germany for Germans, but was once .more released through the intervention of high xankir.g officers of the American 'Array. Returning to Paris he was invited to join the staff of the 'His position was entirely illegal and he lived the life, of a hunted animal; but the inspiring appeal of the philosophy of freedom and the national Russian ideals which lie propagated opened the door to the hearts of hundreds of his unfortunate fellow countrymen and developed powerful ties of confidence and friendship. The Gestapo eventually caught up with the NTS and when almost ed- as an economic basis for the arrival of many displaced persons in Morocco. Both enterprises are reported flourishing and have paid dividends to persons who contributed the initial capital. Commended by the American Military Government, vouched for by the IT. S. Military Intellegence, Boldyreff is now in this country with still another mission to perform: To present to the American people Rom where I sit.- - Joe Marsh Yes Sir, Insomnia's Contagious! When Bud Swanson had trouble sleeping nights, and tried to get over it by turning up the radio full blast, he started an epidemic of insomnia all down the block! • Folks finally dropped a hint to. Bud that he close the windows''or., turn the radio » little lower. Bud did—£nd, that -was the quickest cure for other folks' insomnia I've- ever heard oil Not that any ol 01 object to tha radio, or swing bands, or anything cls« that belpi another person relax of an evening. (My»elJt, I liki a frlase of beer with n bit of cheose before I go to bed. I can't speak for i/ou.J ' • s From where 1 sit, good ncighbor- linesR means nothing more than simply respecting the other pcr- .son's tastes and rights — without forcing your own tastes or opinions down his throat. And that goes for Bud's radio, my glass of beer, or whatever temperate pleasure you happen to enjoy. Copyright, 1948, United Stales Bremen Foundation Gives an amazing brit/iance fhaf fasts far (anger! •, \ • , if i i Makes the finish sparkle with wear-proof beautyl Paste Simoniz goes on so smoothly ... buffs so easily . .. gives an astonishing sparkle at once! Then, too, just a light dusting keeps floors clean and lovely. Far the same lasting beauty that makes Simoniz so famous for cars—get Pastr s 'Simoniz right away! THE SIMONIZ COMPANY. CHICAGO 1«. ILL. Sold by grocery, hardware, variety, drug, pain!, 5 ccnti lo $1, auto aeceiiory and deparlmenf ilorei—and by linoleum .dealeri is ready i to supply the leadership, which'will at last give 167,000,000 people the liberty they crave. He added with Russia "back in the orbit of freedom loving people another World War car. be averted". VFW to Mail Gift Box To Hospitals Christmas boxes will be mailed to members in veterans' hospitals by Henry Hart Post No. 1411, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the post decided last night. According to James J. Kloran, commander, families of hospitalized post members- should notify the post and furnish full names and addresses of hospitals. Lee Thrasher, Harry Reiber and George Bar.zhoff were named to a committee to handle the project. Kloran was presented --'with a golden jubilee -pin last night for signing up 50 The presentation new members, was made for the national commander by Thomas K. Whalley, post adjutant ar.d national deputy inspector. Committee reports were received, Kloran said, with the Drum and' Bugle. Corps announced a suspension of activities until January 17. A committee was named to compile historical facts and publicity data on the post and keep a record of post 'activities. Verner Winner was named chairman. The degree team will hold weekly rehearsals. The team .went to Silver Spring Sunday and obligated 200 members at Silver Spring Memorial Post. 'Speakers at the induction ceremony included Omar B. Ketchum, national legislative officer, and Paul Walburn, past national commander. Three members were admitted last night for 1949, bringing the total obtained to 447. The current membership drive will continue un- till last year's 1,300 enrollment has been exceeded, Kloran said. It is esitmated that more than 400 persons write to • the British Broadcasting.Company every day. trouble. Two similar areas were not, affected. A crew was dispatched to the scene soon alter the power failure was report- Services Scheduled j The Rev. Johii Cameron . Taylor, pastor of the First Presbyterian 'Church, Frostburg, will conduct 'services at the Moffatt Memorial Mission, Barrclville, tomorrow at 7:30 p. m., The first medical school in America WHS established in Philadelphia in 1751. Platoons will be organized,'leaders selected and members measured for uniforms at the rneettag of Company' "G", 319th Infantry, tonisto;-. at 7:30 in.Room 2 of.the Post Office Building, Capt. Henry-Klein, commander, announced. .. . " • First,Lieutenant Mark'Lazarus is. the latest addition- to the unit 1 * officer staff, Capt. ICcin said. rows, kiddie cars, cradles and carts, are painted in bright green, blue, yellow and red. Miss Bonig said the toys arc \K- i Ing kept at the Associated Charities I office in City Hall for distribution to families who come to the office for aid. A unique feature is a collection ol 25 miniature bods, with spreads, quilts and pil'.ows , made by 'the j Girl Scouts, Gamma Chanter of Nu Phi Mu Sorority, and the Intermediate Girls' Auxiliary . of the Women's Missionary Society of First Baptist Church. Materials for the toys were supplied by John A. Malcolm of the Cumberland Paint and Glass Company and Arthur J. Weber of the South Cumberland Planing Mill Company. were made at the H arid S Plumbing and Heating Company, 128 Polk Sweet, headquarters for the project for the past three Christmas seasons. Those who gave their time to making the toys were J. Monroe Sharer, J. E. Hering, Former Fire Chief Reid C. Hoenlcka, C. H. Wickard, Officer John G. Powers and Elmer Seaber. In addition, Miss Bonig said, about 50 toys have been contributed by individuals. Included are plastic balls which have been made into toy goldfish bowls. HERE'S A SMART GIFT IDEA! Bloomers, introduced in America in 1849, were named after Mrs. Amelia Jenks Bloomer.. It's So Easy TO MAKE A LOAN at Our Office NATIONAL LOAN CO. 301 SOOTH GEOnOE STRKE1 Furniture Lonni . *IJTO LOANS DJ 0 MINUTES EASY KEPAX PLAN LESTER M1LLKNSOH. HOT. PHONE 20.11 YOU CAN JLWAYS DO BETTER AT THE PUBLIC SERVICE MARKETS HEINZ CATSUP 23' 14-ox. Bottle SUN-MAID SEEDLESS RAISIKS 15-oz. boxes Oak Grove OLEO 29" ib. HV-CltADE PURE LARD .Ib. 25c OOB LEADER COFFEE . . Ib. bag 37c BLTJE DIAMOND WALNUTS .Ib. 4lc CALIFORNIA FANCY LIMA BEANS . 2 Ib. bag 55c VEAL SHOULDER CHOPS .......... Ib. 45c Smoked Country SAUSAGE BULK .... 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