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Star U. S. WEATHER BUREAU ' TUCSON AND VICINITY: Mostly cloudy with few scattered lixht showers near mountains today. Slightly cooler. Temperatures Yesterday: High 78 Low.. ......47 Year Ago: Hiah 82 Low 47 An Independent NEWSpaper Printing the News Impartially TUCSON, ARIZONA, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 30, 1947 (SECTION A) SIXTY-FOUR PAGES PRICE TEN CENTS VOL. 106 NO. 334 ii I nil n matte Past Office. Tucson. mm JAP POLICY KEY TO M'ARTHUR'S PRESIDENT HOPE Outlook in Nippon Shows . Thinking of General; Might Apply Here By RAY FALK TOKYO, Nov. 22. (By Airmail) (NANA) What are Gen. Douglas MacArthur's views on international affairs and American domestic prob lems? How do his personal traits shape him for possible presidential candidacy? Gen eral MacArthur believes that Japan is the key to the whole Far East. He realizes japan cannoi get on its feet without American help, and that the Orient cannot become economically stable without a self-sufficient Japan. He believes that a close relation ship between Japan and China as well as Japan and the Philippine: will benefit American trade. The general sees Soviet policy in the Orient as exactly the opposite: American policy, as he envisages it, strives for economic stability; Rus sia wants economic chaos. Favors China Aid General MacArthur believes . that the minute Japan is left to chaos, it is open to Communism, as China Is today. This line of thinking makes him an advocate of a policy of aid to China. In General Mac- Arthur's opinion, Washington is not giving enough attention to the Far East. He argues that you can't have a Marshall Plan for Europe and leave the Orient open to Communism. The occupation forces in Japan receive only 65 per cent of their food allocation requirements, as against 90 per cent in Germany; and Japan is granted 39 per cent of its fund demands against 60 per cent for the Reich. The general has spent the last decade in the Pacific. He is better versed in Far Eastern than in European affairs. He knows how Eu rope impinges on Asia. On the domestic side, General MacArthur is known to favor strong and democratic unions with moderate leadership. Labor leaders should be made responsible for their acts. He considers it dangerous for unions to combine the functions of trade unionism with political action. Workers should be politically active as individuals not as unions. Dignity of Labor The general believes in the dignity of labor; he looks to unions as instruments whereby workers may fight for the fundamental rights of man, for security and for a decent living. He is for increased output per worker so that labor can get higher wages and management greater returns. Some of the new Japanese labor legislation passed under SCAP guid ance is more advanced than in the United States. Thus Japan now has an accident compensation law with better provisions than similar laws (Continued on Page 4A, Column 2) AFL AFFIDAVITS OUTNUMBER CIO But 30 Percent of Those Filed Contain Errors, Returned by NLRB WASHINGTON, Nov. 29. VP) Half of the national unions in the CIO. and two-thirds of the national unions in the AFL have filed non-Communist affidavits with the National Labor Relations Board. That was announced by the board today. At the same time, General Counsel Robert N. Denham announced that nearly 30 per cent of the various affidavit forms submitted by unions to the NLRB were faulty in some way. They have been returned to the unions for correction. The Taft-Hartley act requires local and national unions, before they can seek' the protection of the NLRB, to do these things: Law's Requirements (1) File statements with the NLRB in which all their officers swear they aren't Communists; (2) file financial statements and other information with the labor department; (3) distribute the fi- nanciai statements to their membership. Denham said the most common error was in connection with the third point. Unions must send forms to NLRB offices explaining their method of distributing the financial statements. Denham said many local unions have failed to distribute the infor mation properly. He said putting a copy on the bulletin board isn't enough, and that "unions must en deavor to distribute copies of the required data to all of their members." Can Use Newspaper There are several ways of doing this. For example, by using the union newspaper. But the NLRB wants to know how if was done. And if the NLRB officials aren't satisfied that the law has been complied with, they send the form back to the union. Today's figures on the number of filings shows that as of last Tues day 125 national unions and 2,176 local unions have submitted non-Communist affidavits. Of the national unions, 70. are in the AFL (which has 105 unions in all) and 20 are- in the CIO (which has 41). The other 35 are independent unions. Football Scores Arizona 28, Kansas 54. Texas Tech 14, Hardin-Sim-mons 6. West Texas 28, New Mexico 18. Army 21, Navy 0. Fordham 13, NYU 13 (tie). West Virginia 17, Pittsburgh 2. Georgia Tech 7, Georgia 0. Florida 23, Kansas State 7. Maryland 0, North Carolina State 0 (tie). Tennessee 12, VanderbUt 7. North Carolina 40, Virginia 7. Mississippi 33, Mississippi State 14. Oklahoma 21, Oklahoma A. St M. 13. Oregon State 27, Nebraska 6. SMU 19, TCU 19 (tie). Rice 34, Baylor 6. Evansville 20, Northern Illinois 0. Texas State 21, Langston 12. Michigan State 58, Hawaii 19. Trinity University 73, Mexico City College 6. San Diego State College 19, Santa Barbara State College 0. KANSAS TRUMPS ARIZONA, 54-28 Cats Gain Moral Triumph; Enke Stars With 364 Total Yards By ABE CHANIN Bowl-bound Kansas, led by All-America prospect Ray Evans, out-scored a troublesome University of Arizona eleven, 54-28, in Varsity stadium last night to close its 1947 season with a clean slate. There was no stopping the varied Kansas offense, that will match strides with Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl New Year's day and the Jayhawks rolled to victory on the passing of Evans and the running of a bevy of backs. But for Arizona, going against a team rated the 13th best in the nation, there was a tinge of a moral victory. The Wildcats scored 14 more points against Kansas than any other team has been able to do this season. Arizona's offense was paced, once more, by Freddy Enke. But last night Enke, looking as much an All-American on passing as Evans, turned in his finest performance of the season. 18 Oat of 25 Passes Enke, now riding third in the nation in total offense, made a great bid for that title last night by collecting 364 yards. He passed for 295 of those yards on 18 com pletions of 25 aerial attempts. That's a sensational .720 comDle- tion percentage even more sensational when you remember the competition Enke threw against. .Kansas tnrew speed and pitch-out plays Arizona's bugaboo all setfon at the Wildcats. The Jay-hawks went for two touchdowns in the first quarter. Evans romped 46 yards for the first and then set up the second on a 27-yard pass to End Otto Schnellbacher. Evans scored quickly early in the second period to boost the score to 21-0. Then Enke went to work and put the Cats back in the ball game with a pair of touchdown passes. Evans passing set up another TD and Kansas went off the field with a 28-14 edge at half-time. The passing of Quarterback Bill Hogan, along with the work of Evans, paced a 26-point scoring at tack by the midwesterners in the second half. Held scoreless in the third period, Arizona scored twice in the fourth quarter the last TD with a minute left to play. For a holiday crowd of some 14,- 000 the game was a great offensive exhibition. It was more like pro football than the usual tightly played collegiate game. On first downs Arizona and Kansas were even at 18 apiece. The Jayhawks, however, ran up a ter- (Continned on Page IB, Column 7) RUSHES TO PARIS PARIS, Nov. 29. (JP) Commun ist Leader Maurice Thorez, returning from Moscow, rushed toward Paris by automobile over icy roads tonight as the French political crisis grew more serious. Thorez, general secretary of the French Communist party, left his Berlin-Paris train at Forbach, France, 250 miles from Paris, and got' into a big car waiting at the station. He had spent 20 days in Moscow. Soviet Planes Join American In Search for Missing C-47 FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 29. (JP) Russian planes joined American aircraft today in a search for a U. S. Air Force C-47 transport plane with 21 persons aboard which has been missing since last night on a flight from Pisa, Italy, to Frankfurt. Air force headquarters at Wies- ! baden said the crewmen and pas sengers aboard the twin-engine transport included 17 enlisted men, three officers and a war depart ment civilian. (U. S. militarv sources at Geneva said, "From all indications the missing C-47 is north of Switzer land." Military quarters at Paris recalled that bad down drafts in the Vosges have brought down planes there, but said no report of the plane's location had been re ceived from the difficult area.) Fog, rain and snow seriously hampered the search. While all American airbases were alerted, the weather permitted only three United States planes from Munich to engage immediately in the search which air forces officials in dicated would be extended to vir tually the entire route taken by the missing craft. , M0L0T0V TELLS OPPOSITION TO 'ERSATZ' REICH Provisional German Rule For West-Occupied Area Condemned in Advance LONDON, Nov. 29. (IP) Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov condemned in advance today any attempt by the western powers to estab lish a provisional German government over their occupation areas. He indicated Russia would not allow such a government to speak at the peace table. An American source said Molotov told the Big Four foreign ministers council: "If an ersatz government was set up for m-z,oma line economically merged British and American zones), it would not be adequate to speak for Germany." As the first week of the conference ended without agreement on any major issues, Molotov demanded that the establishment of a central German government be required before a peace conference is held. He met a solid lineup of foreign ministers of the United States, Britain and France who disagreed with him, informants said. Marshall's View Officials present quoted U. S.I ROME Nov 29. UP) The army Secretary of State George C. Mar-jsaid tonight that departure of the shall as saying: "We regard both the question of a peace conference and establish ment of a German government as important. I hope there will be an adequate German government be fore the peace conference gets under way; but neither should de pend upon the other, British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin and French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault also opposed Molotov "Look what we risk doing," Bidault exclaimed. "To proclaim that participation of a German govern ment is necessary to the writing of the peace is to make a still un known and perhaps impossible Ger man government the prior condi tion for peace . . . We are not here to make Germany the arbiter of our discussions." Wants to Know Plans For the second successive day Molotov attempted to get from the western powers some intimation of their plans if the four powers fall to reach an agreement at this conference on Germany's future. It marked the second time he had re ferred to possible moves by the western powers to set up a pro visional German government for their zones. The western powers never have acknowledged the existence of such a plan officially. The United States, however, has oeen reported in diplomatic quarters as ready to advance such a proposal for fusion of the British - American - Frencn zones of occupation if a peace pact for all Germany cannot De od- tained. During today's session the mm isters agreed to include the new Moslem Dominion of Pakistan among the nations participating in maklne a German peace pact, ine Dominion of India already was included. Both the United States and Brit ain stood pat on their objection to addinz Albania to the list. Mar shall and Bevin have contended Albania's present regime has failed to meet international ooiigauons. Italian, Chinese Red Parties Largest Next To That of Russians' MOSCOW, Nov. 29. (JP) The magazine Party Life reported today that the Communist parties in Italy and China were the largest outside the Soviet Union. The thaA 2 TToeach o7 countries The strength of the French Com munists was placed at 1,000,000, compared with 340,000 before the war. The most rapid growth reported for any country was Ro maniafrom 1,000 in 1944 to 700,-000 in 1947. The figures were contained in a report on party membership in Europe and Asia exclusive of the Soviet Union. All countries in what headquarters described as "the flight area" have been notified. These included France, Czechoslovakia, Italy, Belgium arid the four occupied zones of Germany. The missing transport had been engaged in a routine non-stop flight via Mar seille and Lyon, France. Such a flight normally takes about six hours. ' Lt. Clyde Tiroux, chief controller of the American element of the Berlin air safety center, said Soviet planes searched the Russian zone of Germany during the day. At the same time Soviet authori ties granted American aircraft per mission to participate in the searcn over the Russian zone for 50 miles on either side of the Frankfurt- Berlin air corridor, to which non-Russian planes normally are re stricted. A message from the plane calling Frankfurt for landing instructions was picked up by Tempelhof airport in Berlin at 6:30 pan. (Ger man time) last night. American authorities speculated on the basis of this report that the plane might have come down in the Frankfurt area. U.N. APPROVES PALESTINE PARTITION; SCHUMAN ASKS CURB ON AGITATORS; ITALY WARNED CIVIL WAR THREA TENS Leftist Spokesmen Decry Ex-Premier Elder Statesman s Manifesto Is Drowned Out By Assembly's Bitter Debate Over Outbreak In Milan After Troilo Incident Traced ROME, Nov. 29. (IF Francesco Saverio Nitti, 79-year-old former premier, gravely warned Italy today that she was in danger of drifting into civil war. The Leftist newspaper La Republica, which follows a Communist-like line. declared however that "there Last U. S. Army Unit In Italy Delaying Its Scheduled Departure troopship "Admiral Sims" with the last units of U. s. Army torces in Italy had been delayed. The sailing had been scheduled for December 3. Maj. Gen. Lawrence C. Jaynes, U. S. theater commander, was quoted by a spokesman as saying this would not "interfere with the American army getting out of Italy before the date set by the Italian peace treaty." That date is December 14. No reason was given for the delay. The army spokesman said he could add nothing to the information given him by telephone from army headquarters at Leghorn. Efforts to reach General Jaynes or his aides direct were not successful. The ship's delay seems certain to raise questions whether the army such of it as is left is lingering because of leftist-Inspired violence which has plagued Italy. But Jaynes' statement, as issued through the spokesman, that the delay would not prevent the army from leaving before the treaty deadline, would mean that the troops are staying only eleven days longer than planned. Best estimates of the present army strength in Italy exclusive of those in the Trieste free territory run to approximately 1,000 officers and men. These estimates the based on the fact that a single transport was scheduled to carry all remaining units, plus their dependents, i Marshall Plan Chief Target Of Red Strikes, London View Communist Backed Turmoil in France, Italy Also Aimed at Undermining Position of Bidault at Ministers Talks, U.S., British Agree By JOHN M. HIGHTOWBR LONDON, Nov. 29. VP) Top Four foreign ministers conference with intense concern the efforts of with the strike paralysis in France Responsible members of Secretary delegation consider that the French situation and the upheavals In Italy have been engineered by Communists under Moscow direction lor two purposes: 1. To weaken the position of French Foreign Minister Georges Bidault during the German-Aus- him to strike at the solidarity of the western powers in their oppo sition to Russian demands on Germany. Aid Plan Target 2. To prevent effective French cooperation with the Marshall plan "lZrZ1 "A":":! stage both in Europe and in the United States. This is considered the more important of the Soviet purposes. The two points, it was said, are linked together as essential parts of the overall picture of the conflict between Russia and the western powers. British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin made it clear at last night's meeting of the foreign ministers that the aim of the western powers in the event of a Big Four failure to agree here on German unity is to take whatever meas ures are necessary to end what he called "chaos" in Europe, includ ing western Germany. All meas ures to that end apparently would be based on the success of the Marshall plan. British, U. S. Agree British views of the internal situation in France evidently approximate those of the United States. Both the British and American views presumably are well known to, and may be shared by, Bidault himself. The French foreign minister's relations with both Marshall and Bevin have grown constantly closer in the first week of the London conference. His attitude toward Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov has been tougher this week than In any of the previous meetings of the council of foreign ministers. French policy on major issues generally has been In line with that of the United States and Brit- Nitti's Alarm is nobody who wants revolu- tion." Answering its own question in a large headline, "Will There Be Revolution?" La Republica backed up its opinion by printing sample quotations from leading Italian politicians. Says Division Dangerous Nitti's "manifesto to the nation," written after weeks of private negotiation trying to find some area of agreement among bitterly contesting forces, declared "We are witnessing a continuous, and always more dangerous, process of division among the parties and among Italians." Citing strikes and disorders which have taken a toll of 24 lives in about two weeks, Nitti said "It is necessary to flee the specter of civil war." His solemn warning was drown ed out, however, by the headlines on an acrimonious debate in tne constituent assembly over yesterday's "umbrella insurrection" at Milan. That was the name given ty Milanese to the siege laid to the palace of the provincial governor by thousands of leftist partisans, despite cold rain and snow against which their sea of umbrellas gave scant protection.' Milan Again Normal The big city, heart of Italy's heavy industry, was back to normal today after a truce had been patched up at dawn by which the government agreed to let the leftist governor, Ettorre Troilo, remain temporarily in office. The partisans who had surrounded the pal ace in protest against Troilo's with drawal thereupon agreed to ois-band and call off their city-wide strike. A leftist announcement said "while awaiting necessary government actions, partisan forces which have presided over the palace of government, giving a new example of discipline and patriotic (Continued on Page 4A, Column 1) United States officials at the Big were reported todcy to be following Premier Robert Schuman to cope and restore order to his country. of State George C. Marshall's ain. Marshall and Bevin, carefully building all the French good will thpv can. have eone alon? with French demands where possible. This has put Molotov in the iso lated position of opposing Immediate Big Four approval of French economic incorporation of the Saar, an important political issue in France. Soviet's Objectives Most responsible western esti mates, however, do not credit the Soviets with serious hopes of a Communist victory in France. Ac- cording to these estimates, the pri- ixiary uujeuuve ui uicr ivuaaxauo ai London Is to build up a -powerful political appeal to the German people by claiming leadership In efforts to unify Germany, establish a central government and write a German peace treaty at the earliest possible moment. These estimates, in so far as they may be correct, indicate a Russian line opposed to western insistence on a federalized Germany, and especially contrary to the basic French concern that Germany may emerge in the future as a strong power. At the same time the Soviet course presents a difficult problem for the United States and Britain. For Marshall and Bevin have not only the problem of getting along with Bidault on policy matters but also the problem of maintaining British and American prestige in Germany. ! West's Countercharges j In answering what they term Molotov's "propaganda" allegations in the conference here, the Americans and British thus far have made two main countercharges. First, that while Molotov talks a lot about a German peace treaty he is not willing to take the practical measures necessary to make one possible. Second, that America and Britain are just as anxious as Russia to unify Germany and Intend to unify it to the fullest possible extent whether or not Rus sia goes along. FRENCH CABINET SPURNS LEFTIST OFFEROF DEAL Assembly Group Approves Drastic Steps; 2 Red Newspapers Raided PARIS, Nov. 29. (Premier Robert Schuman's government asked for drastic powers today to curb strike agitation and sabotage and staged a lightning raid on two Communist newspapers as its struggle with leftist enemies "approached a grim showdown. The cabinet was authorita tively reported by one of its offi clals to have reiected outrieht an offer by the Communist-led Gen eral Confederation of Labor to call off the nation-wide strike by 2,000,000 unionists if the govern ment would drop its plans for the new "law for national defense. This followed a feverish day in which the session of the national assembly was suspended once when Communists began singing a couplet from a French revolutionary song, other members burst into the Marseillaise, and Premier Schuman once was stopped from rushing upon Jacques Duclos, secretary of the Communist party. Threaten Fiat law Jules Moch, minister of the In ferior, warned Communist mem bers of the chamber of deputies the government would make the strike control measure a "law by decree" if they continued to harangue the government about it. The two Communist newspapers. L'Humanite and Ce Soir, had greet ed the government's request to the assembly for new powers by warning in extra editions that a reactionary coup d'etat was set for midnight tonight, and calling upon Communist "militants to rally to the defense of party office buildings and leaders. Ce Solr said events were almost exactly like those leading up to Napoleon Ill's coming to power on Dec. 2, 1851, and called on workers to "block the crime or - dered by the exploiters and Im perialists of New York." Provides Penalties The government bill to curb strikes provides six months to a year imprisonment and 1,000 to 500,000 francs ($8 to $4,000) fine for anyone attacking directly "the right to work" or trying to "bring about or maintain a cessation of work" by means of "menace, false news, violence, obstruction or fraudulent maneuvers." The penalties would be doubled in instances where the offenders were carrying arms, invaded a home or operated in conjunction with others. The penalties also wouia De aouDiea tor any acts ofjtne recent Arab League decisions saootage against machinery. Any person found guilty of ad vising, provoking or approving the molesting of non- strikers by "speeches, cries, statements, men aces, letters, placards, posters or tracts" would be treated as an ac complice, the bill stated, without setting forth the penalty. G. I.'s Ordered Indoors At Midnight in Paris PARIS, Nov. 29. VP) U. S. army officials, apprehensive over the French crisis, tonight ordered all American army personnel off Paris' streets at midnight every night until further notice for their own safety. The order affects approximately 3,000 men and their families regularly stationed in Paris and an indefinite number of soldiers here on leave. i AlLJeivish City Wildly Celebrates Partition JERUSALEM, Sunday, Nov. 30. (JP) Thousands jamming the streets of the all-Jewish city of Tel Aviv went wild last night when announcement was made by radio that the U. N. had voted for partition of Palestine. There were shouts, songs and some tears. An American visitor said 'This is like V-E day at home," as he watched scores dancing in the streets waving champagne bottles. In Jerusalem groups of cheering, singing Jewish youths paraded through the streets. "Long live the Jewish state," they cried. "New Judea" apparently will be the name of the Jewish state, David Ben-Gurion, chairman of the Jewish Agency Executive, said in a statement "New.Juaea will take its dignified place among the United Nations as a factor for peace, prosperity and progress in the Holy Land, the Middle East and the entire world," he said. While Jews in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Haifa and other communities Celebrated. Arabs hi the all-Arab city of Jaffa slept quietly, most of them apparently .unaware that the Holy Land had been divided. The Separate Jewish, Arabic Nations Created by Plan U. S.-U. S. S. R. Proposal Carries by Seven-Vote Margin Over Needed Majority; Oct. 1, '48, Is Date Set for Final Implementation NEW YORK, Nov. 29. JF) The "Soviet-American" rjlan to nartition Palestine was finallv approved with a seven- vote margin over the necessary two-thirds in the United Nations assembly late today, walked out of the assembly c JEWISH AGENCY ACCLAIMS VOTE But Arab Delegates Boycott U.N. Actions On Palestine Issue V YORK, Nov. 29. -VP) The Jewish Agency for Palestine tonight hailed the United Nations vote to partition Palestine as a "noble decision" while a leading Arab country spokesman announced an Arab boycott of all future U.N. action on the Holy , Land. U. S. Delegate Herschel V. John-, son, who joined with Russia In leading the partitionist fight, said in a statement to the press that the assembly' action "demon strates that the United Nations Is capable of dealing forthrightly with urgent international, issues." "As our delegation- has often said during the weeks of debate which led to today's decision,' Johnson said, "the United Nations plan for Palestine is not perfect, and it is understandably disappointing to some members. The assembly has adopted it, however. as being the best present solution of an old and exceedingly complex problem. Faris El Khoury, chief delegate of Syria, told reporters the een leral assembly's decision , to split I Palestine into separate Jewish and ! Arab countries would be opposed by all Arabs.' Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, chairman of the American section of the Jewish Agency's Executive, welcoming the assembly's decision, ap pealed directly to the Arabs , "to (Continued on Page 4 A. Column 4) Lebanon Premier Takes Grim View of Partition BAGHDAD, Iraq. Nov. 29. VP) ieDanon premier Rlad El Solh told newspaper men today in regard to on raiestine, "We are waiting, prepared to march on to our objec tives wnen tne time comes. (The premier was interviewed before the United Nations assembly in New York approved partition of Palestine into Jewish and Arab countries by a vote of 33 to 13. (While partition was under dis cussion in the assembly, the seven- nation Arab League met in Beirut, Lebanon, and on October 9 called, upon the states , bordering Pales- tine to "take military precautions; on Palestine boundaries. These states are Lebanon, Syria, Trans- J or dan and Egypt.) "We are serious and unjoking," the premier said. "The world will witness that we really mean to implement our resolution. The world will also realize that when we warned the United Nations, we were right and serious. El Solh and Lebanese President might serve as a basis for a con-Bechara El Khoury were on what structlve plan. they termed a "brotherly visit" to Iraq. of Tel Aviv Arab newspaper Ad Difaa said in an editorial: "The decision has been taken In America, but it will not be carried out in Palestine." The Jewish celebrations reached their peak In Tel Aviv where pa tients in a hospital ran Into the streets in their night dress to shout and cheer before being chased back to bed by nurses. Police estimated that fully 50,000 persons took part Automobiles and motorcycles raced through Tel Avivs highways, with banners and placards flying. On every side groups danced the Horra (Jewish national dance). There was one tense moment Members of Irgun Zval Leumi, Jewish underground organization which has bitterly opposed partitioning, invaded a Tel Aviv newspaper and, brandishing guns, took over a public address system. They urged Jews to "claim all of Israel." A technician jammed the speaker system and later with help succeeded in evicting the intruders. Ben-Gurion issued his statement in Jerusalem soon after announcement of the U. N. vote in New York, ine six AraD countries men hamber in protest, refusing to be bound by tne aecision. ine final vote was 33 to 13. A two-thirds vote of those dele-zates Dresent and voting was re quired. The plan thus cleared the assembly hurdle witn a saie mar-zin. Ten nations abstained and 'Slam was absent. 1X7:11! Assembly President Oswaldo Aranha of Brazil named Bolivia. Czechoslovakia, Denmark. Panama and the Philippines to a five-nation commission which will supervise the creation of separate Jewish and Arabic countries in the Holy Land by next October 1. The final vote was taken after the Arabs backed down from their adamant stand against any Jewish political foothold In Palestine and The backgronnd history of the partition plan for Palestine will b found on Page SO-A. proposed creation or a federal government composed of Jewish and Arab states. The Arabs said their proposal called for two states to be set up like those of the United States of America. But 11 was too late. The assembly scarcely discussed the Arab move before voting for partition. Jews Scoff Arab Plan The Jewsih Agency for Palestine, which has fought doggedly for partition of the Holy Land into Arab and Jewish countries, called the surprise Arab suggestion Just "words." It turned thumbs down on the whole Idea. The reaction of the United States and Soviet Russia, which teamed to take the principal share In whipping together the partition plan before the United Nations assembly, was cold toward the new Arab proposal. The U. S. and Russian delegates pointed out that federalization already had been dropped In the assembly's 57-natioa special Pat estine committee. Herschel V. Johnson, U. S. delegate, demanded that the assembly vote Immediately on the partition proposal. He rejected completely the new Arab move. 25-Honr Adjournment The proposal for a federalized Palestine was the Arab answer to leas of conciliation from several delegates which brought about a 25-hour adjournment of the assembly yesterday and averted a vote then on partition. The assembly convened at 4:26 p (EST) and Camille Chamoun, of Lebanon, spoke first, outlining to closely listening delegates and to a packed assembly hall a scheme for creating an Independent gov ernment of Palestine on a federal basis. This would Include one Arab state or canton and one Jew- 16 h tt or canton. Tne ieoanese oeiegate, wno nas taken a leading part In fighting partition, propsea mat a leaerai Independent nation of Palestine be created not later than next August 1. Withdrawal Date This Is the date, under the partition plan, on which the British would withdraw completely from Palestine. Chamoun said that his proposals The tense battle between the par- Ution and anti-partition forces un folded swiftly before some l.OOO spectators In the public sections. The U. N. had nine New York (Coatiaaed on Pa Re AA, Colamn 5) United Nations Issues '47 Meet's Statistics NEW YORK, Nov. 29. VP) The United Nations tonight Issued these statistics on the now adjourned 1947 session of the general assembly. (Unless a tpecjal session is called, the next session will be in Europe next September.) Delegates attended 49 plenary meetings and 443 meetings of committees and sub-committees. Ninety-three resolutions were adopted. Upward of 200.000 words of news copy were filed dally from U.N. headquarters by 125 correspondents. Seventy-two thousand persons from the general public attended assembly sessions and another 12 000 saw their reservations cancelled when meetings were postponed. The secretariat, working 24 hours a day, produced more than 5,000 documents, including texts of resolutions, amendments, reports and verbatim transcripts. The 57 member nations were represented by 254 delegates and 724 alternates.

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