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U. S. WEATHER BUREAU Variable high cloudiness; locally windy tonight and Saturday. At 2 p.m.: , Campus--82 Airport--81 (Set tibl« In column 1, pane 12.1 F I N A L VOL LXXVISI. NO. 263 TODAY'S NEWS TODAY TUCSON. ARIZONA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 3. 1950 DIAL 2-5855 FIVE CENTS--TWENTY-SIX PAGES EMENTS MOVE GOP Draws Throng Hungry Tucson Is Well Fed At Rally Almost S.OOO men, women and children mobbed the Republican rally last .night at Santa Rita park and ate the GOP county committee out of house and home--listened, attentively to. the speeches and fronts today to nip any offshoots Chance Of Plot Truman Remains Serene Over Shooting WASHINGTON, Nov. 3. (#)--Federal agents moved on far-flung music--and finally trooped home tired, full and happy after hearing Howard Pyle make two talks. Head Chef Bill Naumann made the estimate of attendance after surveying all of-the .empty jugs, barrels, boxes and cans. The ton of barbecue .-just simply disappeared and the final several hundred people in line were fed 750 pounds of pressed 'ham. Pour hundred twenty-five gallons o£ beans 100 pounds of coffee and 64 gallons of pickles were'some of the other Items, consumed by the multitude. Most Candidates Appear Almost the entire slate of GOP candidates on the state and county ticket were in attendance at the 1 rally which was called the greatest turnout ever seen by every one of the speakers. The candidates, ·wearing aprons and signs to iden tlfy themselves, took turns at the four serving tables to dish out the of -the Truman plot to kill which ended President in blood- free food. ·Each of the candidates had a chance to speak and most took adv a n t a g e of the opportunity. Speeches were spaced between musical selections provided by a dance band, -Latin-American group and Hammond organ music. . The gigantic rally was the windup of the Republican campaign in Tucson and the southern part of ,..«tate.:. Today Pyle took a swing through Morenci, Gila Bend and Phoenix. Ths statewide campaign will be. concluded- tonight with a radio address from Phoenix,:, cli- inaxing over 25,000 miles of travel ·within the s#te; during,, the last five 'months ' candidate. . · Since'the public address'system Installed in Santa Rita .park last night could not reach all of the vast throng at one time, Pyle was forced to speak twice so that all of the people. would have an opportunity to hear him. 'In both .talks Pyle emphasized the -importance of bi-partisan voting to build;, up a strong two-party spattered failure for tAVo Puerto Rican revolutionaries Wednesday. · The President continued to show no emotion at his escape from the guns of two fanatics who were felled, one of them shot dead, atj the very steps of his official residence. But the..guard around him wasj increased and FBI anri · secret! service men moved swiftly in an) attempt to track down any of the| pair's accomplices who might bei dangerous. Holdup Man Loses Initial Investment SEATTLE, Nov. 3. (fp -- A middle-aged man laid a SI bill on the counter at a downtown grocery store last night and asked for some cigarets. The clerk, Mrs. Marie Walter, turned-to get the pack. The man jammed his hand in a jacket pocket and said: "This is a holdup!" Mrs, Walter screamed, kicked and scratched. "The bandit fled. He left behind him his $1 bill in the no-sale transaction. Run Into Mystery The FBI ran into a mystery In New York. The 22-year-old widow of Griselio Torresola, would-be assassin who was killed in front of Blair House, disappeared from her hotel a few hours 'before the arrival of FBI ageuts' who had been looking for Tucsonian Has SFirst Clue To Lost Family her. system in the state and end the "strangle-hold which' the opposition party has forced on the state administrative offices." - Is Arizonian First "My first concern is for Arizona and not for the party in office. I am an -Arizonian first and a Republican second.' That will answer The widow, described as attractive, was carrying her .six-month- old baby daughter. She had been traced from relief rolls to a 103rd street hotel, but left it .two and a half hours before the agents arrived. The search for her continued. There were indications -that a federal grand .jury investigation Into' the,assassination plot may be made' in- New York. Subpoenas were. Issued for three Puerto Ricans--one a Convicted revolutionist--after -'they were arrested at the apartment of the other conspirator,, Oscar Collazo. 'If the trio had any role iti the plot, it was not made clear. There were no indications that any charges were placed against them. Collazo, 37, was arraigned formally in Washington on a murder charge and held without bond for a hearing on Nov. 21. Held For Slurder The murder charge was the outgrowth of the fatal injury to Leslie Coffelt, one of the White House policemen and secret service agents who turned back in a volley of bullets.the attempt by Collazo and Torresola to storm the execu- By Sf. J. FLAJTIGAJf Because of an Associated Press story with a New York dateline that appeared on Page 27 of yester day's Citizen, ,Leo Krueger, "29, oi 19 E. Rillito -st, has hopes 'of ob taining information- about his fam ily that he lost track of in 1939. The New York story yesterday concerned a 29-year-old Latvian refugee, Simon - Mirkin, who had been a prisoner in .a German slave labor camp for Jews near Eiga Latvia during .World War II. He and his family were befriended by Mrs. Olga Danos, 44, a Russian, who arranged for Mirkin and his family to live with her, thereby taking them out of the slave labor camp, Came Io .U. S. Mirkin, who came to the U. S. after the war, never forgot the woman, and .yesterday greeted her in New York when she^n-tved" as 1 'af7:15 p. ra. yesterday "in the bath Chinese Radio / Incites People Broadcasts Stir Hate Against '' America (See story page 26.) ' HIGH BOND holds Mrs. Rosa, Collazo in a New York jail. Tile wife of one of the would-be'assassins of President Truman is held under $50,000 bond, charged-ith conspiring to injure Truman. Tucker Death Probe Starts An inquest:into-the death of Mrs. Jasmine Tucker, 44, wife of "Eugene Tucker, ice cream company head, will prob-, ably be held Saturday afternoon, Coroner Clark H. Johnson j said today. Johnson said a preliminary report from. DE.' George 0.-"Hartman, pathtologist, indicated Mrs. Tucker died of drowning. Her body was found ,ub of the Tucker home on River ·oad, 100.yards west of- the Dodge Boulevard intersection. : · The woman who recently com- a displaced person--sponsored by the Mirkins with whom she will live. Here in Tucson,' Leo Krueger read the story and remembered r -- --.-- .** -..^ «....,, ,Mirkin, whom he has not seen since jsity of Arizona law college, passed mortis had already set in. at S:OS.p.m, he said he found Catalina fire men tr}'- by using a resuscitator. However,-the officers considered the effort a futile SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3. Chjnese - Communist broadcasts to day reported mass meetings in CLina which appeared aimed a raising popular support for open intervention in the Korean war. Broadcasts from the Peiping rad io, heard by the Associated Presi in San Francisco, quoted village speakers as calling American forces in Korea a ' "man-eating beast which, if not shot in time, wil break into our homes." There was ' no reference to United Nations action 'in Korea. Nor was there the slightest hint that Chinese Red troops .already have crossed the Manchurian border into North Korea to help the Ked Korean army. Blast United States The word campaign against the United States, a frequent theme of broadcasts from Peiping, reached a Hew peak in intensity. Typical of the incendiary broadcasts were quotations from"peasants" such as these: I tell these inhuman mad dogs -- the American imperialists --that I will break their skulls with my hoe, and !6t them have' a taste of our Chinese people's strength. The broadcaster editorialised: "They (the peasants) know that to oppose the U. S. invaders they cannot, be .content with' indignation and talk and.that many practical things have to be, done "by the . . ." Significantly the 'peasants quoted in the above broadcasts were de- living in -Port f and Dairen areas on the Liaotung peninsula in Manchuria. It is there that-...Russia .obtained naval base coricelfsTcftls' arid'Juri'sdictional con- jtrol as a result of intervention in Hen Food Cost Ups Hen Fruit's Price BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Nov. 3. (f?)--A single egg sells on the free market here for the equivalent of 54 .cents; Chief reason is a shortage of chicken food as a result of drought. Defense Line Strengthened Heavy Red Threat May Be Near ^ Finish Parents Push Hunt For Girl Missing Here Search for missing-Virginia Le Beach, daughter of Mr. and Mr Gilbert L. Beach, 3243 E. Edison st was continued .today, by the hig] way patrol and sheriff's office. The 17-year-old girl disappeare after, an automobile accident Oc 27 at Cortaro. She had gone tha far along the Marana road, ac oompanying a busload of footba slayers, and turned back just be 'ore the accident. Woman Is Identified A woman at Casa Grande hos pital, who until seen by Mrs. Bead ·esterday, was believed to be th missing girl today identified'hersel as Mrs. Maria Doyle Essary. o Phoenix, Patrolman G. W. Mill! can of Casa -Grande said. Beach, local washing machini dealer, after speeding home from 21 Paso believing his daughter hac been located at Casa Grande ·eached home late yesterday." H vas let down when told the woman at the 'hospital was not his daugh ter, but rested awhile and immed ately returned to pick up the search at'El Paso. . ' "Many reports from people girls which seem to fit VJrgJni; last week of the Pacific war. Lee's description have, made the The broadcast made no mention of. Russian control over thosi pleted a law course at the Univer-jgesture,; for they -believed rigorj areas ' 1939. Mirkin and Krueger grew up .the bar examination and planned together in the town of Riga and to practice law, died'under circum. Krueger came to the U. S. in 1939. just before the war. When the Germans overran his native country, Krueger "lost all track of his father and mother and other relatives in Latvia and has not been able to find any traces of them since. Searches For Mirkin The swarthy Collazo was re the · Democratic charges that our ported by agents who have been »flvorHeinT ,-,- nnf ,.=,.,.,·,,,? r !,,, questioning him to' consider him self a martyr to the cause of Puenc Rican independence. Both he and which may-cloud and overshadow Torresola belonged to the Nation the welfare of the state," he said. advertising has not carried the word 'Republican' on it. I refuse to be bound by party interests Pyle stressed the point that he had entered the campaign because "I hate abuses. In my work as a . radio reporter I have been permitted. to go behind the scenes of every section of the government and private Industry. There I have found so many abuses inflicted by the. power behind the scenes that I jumped at a chance to do my part in stopping the abuses." He blamed the current "mess" which the state now finds itself on the fact that the opposition party has been in power too long and has been taken over by the special Interest groups seeking to obtain more power in government. Then he admitted that his party suffered from the same condition in the late- 20's and early 30's, but ft had now purged' itself and was ready to provide a strong, young and vigorous opposition party. Pyle led the crowd in singing "God Bless America" to close the rally which completed the Repub lican campaign in Pima county. Tucson Enjoys Corning Chill tive residence. Two of Coffelfs! Today, he is certain that Mirkin colleagues were seriously wounded would know what happened to his ~ ' -- family and is very anxious'tb get in touch with him. No address was given for Mirkin in yesterday's story and Krueger is now making a concerted attempt to find the man in New York. He stated today that his brother, Dr. Alexander Krueger, had been overseas during, the last war, but tadjbeen unable to find any trace of "their relatives. Weather every where, Even in the air; Tucson has the best: Need I say the rest? . -- E. O.H., Tucson's morning temperatures continued chilly today, compared to what prevailed last month, but were- running slightly above normal. The low was 4S between'5:30 'and 6:30 a, ni., and it was only 53 at 8 a. ,ro. The mercury was headed somewhere around S3, the same as the high for yesterday. Phoeni;: had a-high of 90 and Yuma 94, the wide difference between those cities and Tucson being attributed in part to mild winds and high clouds here. The northwest wind ranged between five to eight miles an hour here yesterday afternoon, and was up to 13'miles an hour about'5 p.m. Temperatures over the G r e a t Plains states, which had been above normal, plunged below freezing in the area as far east as the Great Lakes and as far south as the Texas panhandle. Boston and Washington each-set record highs for Nov. 2 with S3's, but'they, too, were due .for a chill, ;,. : _ : _ i alist party; which is violently ami U. S. and favoA immediate independence for the Caribbean island Officers who sought--to piece to gether what was behind -the story said the pair apparently hoped to kill the president and 'start a reyo lution here. They said Collazo told them the plot was not hatched in Puerto Rico but that he and Tor resola acted on their own. Mr. Truman, the target of. the fanatical scheme, continued yesterday to show the same unconcern which he displayed when the crack o: shots roused him from a nap at Blair House Wednesday afternoon. At his news conference, he spoke gravely and^with obvious sadness of the three men who had been shot down while defending him. The thing he' hates is-that they had to suffer, he said, especially since it was all so unnecessary. Nogales Sees stances which . today launched a widespread investigation, Husband Found Body Johnson said Mrs. Tucker's body was discovered. by her husband when he returned home from wor late yesterday. Johnson said th time of her death has.not. been de termined, but it could have been ( a much as 12 hours before her bod: was found. Investigators found cuts an. bruises on the head of Mrs. Tuckei Johnson said "there was wate found in the lungs, stomach am other body organs." . ' The, ,'coroner said, "The hlowi Applied First Aid Dykes said the first aid effort was made, where the body was found in the bathtub, and that Another broadcast quoted the Shanghai newspaper Ta Kung Pao as saying: "Morally, we have the duty to aid Korea in her fight for nationa Tucker was in an adjoining room,I' iberation - · · history has proved repeating over and over, "It wasl that China's national position wil were sufficient to have knocked her out temporarily." Sheriff Jerome P. Martin and County Atty. Bryce H. Wilson'both Church Statue Irrigation Water Shortage Is Seen WASHINGTON, Nov. 3. (£)--The reclamation bureau believes parts of three western states face possible irrigation water shortages next year. It said Arizona, New Mexico and Oregon water supplies in some irrigation projects are low. Singled out in Arizona was the Salt river project. The 1,398,400 acre-foot capacity if Roosevelt lake on the Salt river ontained on 5,200 acre-feet on icpt. 30,'.the lowest level--except or September, 194S--in 10'years, the bureau said. Total storage 'on the Salt river project is less than in 1949, but more, than in the critical years of 1947 and 1948. , I If Krueger can find Mirkin, he J°metf.in the Investigation, of-.Mrs feels:.«3srtain that he will .at long Tucker's death today. Wilson ob last find out about his family. telned search- warrants -and de - parted with-Martin-and Deputy Richard H. Prince in'the sheriff's automobile. Johnson said he was informed by Atty. Clarence Houston that · Mrs Tucker had .talked with him re- cently'about entering a. law office, She also consulted.with other local attorneys. Ready Io Enter Xaw Houston also was quoted..as telling Johnson, "Mrs. Tucker appeared like a person who had everything in -.the world ,to jive for. She .was ready ,to "set the world on fire in the practice of law.-She thought Jiat. .a. woman, was as good : as a man in the practice of law or medi- NOGALES, Oct. 3. ()--One of the largest religious demonstrations in the history of Nogales occurred last night when a statue of the "Virgin of Fatima" was paraded through the main business district of Nogales, Sonora.* An estimated 5,000 persons, hold ,ng candles and flags, took part : in :he procession. i A motorcade of 50 cars brought the glass-enclosed statue to No-jconvicted of Red collaboration-- :Mrs. Tucker, entered the university college of law here in the "all of 1947, and graduated with an LLB' degree "in May, 1950, with a standing of-19th'in her class of "2 members. . When , Deputy Sheriff Clark Dykes .arrived at the .Tucker home 1 my . . . shouldn't have "c it." Dykes said Tucker told.him Mrs. Tucker recently had gone over the statements of the ice cream company and was worried about the firm's small profits. Tucker sai his wife feared 'they would los everything, but he told her not t worry. Tucker said he believe his wife had taken her own life Dykes added. The deputy said-there were blooc stains on the faucet and the bod-y was resting so that'the head wni nearest, the faucet. The hair was not wet when the deputy arrived nor was-there water in the tub. Unsigned Koto Pound Dykes said/he talked-briefly with the husband, who showed him an unsigried typewritten. note,- found on the. kitchen table, which di reeled Tucker' to .look under the rest for her brown purse before anybody else does. Under the pillow Dykes' said he found deeds Jther. legal papers, a §50 bill,.anc 12,000-treasury check and personal chocks made out to Mrs. Tucker. Dykes also said Mrs. Tuckei- had Tiaid cash for a new Ford en Sept. 5 and registered in her own name and specified it was not community jroperty. Dykes said Mrs. Brown, who with er "husband lives in a rented cot- age' on -the rear of the Tucker ome, told them the Tucker house vas locked tight All day,. She .said er daughter tried to visit the home nd at S:30 a.m. she tried lo enter v i t h ' a key to the side door. She ound another key inside the lock. Bags packed, with. women's 'clotli- ng-were found in. the bedroom, ucker said his wife had pianr.ed o visit a -brother in California. be threatened should Korea be conquered. Under such a situation the Chinese people cannot sit idly by while Korea Is being invaded. The Peiping radio I n . a broadcast heard in .ffokyo said that rallies were being held "all over Manchuria" demanding Chinese intervention in the Korean war. The Communist, radio said also that newspapers in Peiping, the Red capital, "reflect the mounting indignation of Chinese people and their desire to' take action as the flames of American aggression draw ever nearer, threatening their Earth Tremor Shakes Darwin And Vicinity SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 3. (U.R)-- An earth tremor shook Darwin and vicinity for 3 minutes early :oday. No deaths were reported, 3ut hundreds of persons fled into he streets and the masonry in buildings was cracked. The Riverview observatory here said the shock apparently was centered in the Banda s'ea, several hundred miles from Darwin. search for the. girl confusing. Quarreled Over Aunt Milligan said the mystery woman in. Casa -Grande hospital Identifiec herself this morning after he hac fingerprinted her and , she had talked with a priest. Mrs. Essarj said she and her husband quarreled Oct. 27 over him wanting to go deer hunting, and she "took off." The Case Grande policeman said Mrs. Essary maintained she did not know how she got to Casa Grande. . She gave her age as 24 and said her arm was broken a month ago. The street address In Phoenix jiven by Mrs. Essary still was.to je checked, Milligan'said. State's Fair Opened Today Jap Atrocities General Dies In Artny Hospital TOKYO, Nov. 3. (U.R)--Former 'apanese Gen. Kuniaki Koiso, 70, onvicted war 'criminal and prime PHOENIX, Nov. 3. (ff)--After ide in a 100-year-old stagecoac: o'v. Dan E. Garvey today snippe he ribbon that officially opene he gates'of the 1950 Arizona stat air. In keeping with the fair's them of Covered Wagon Days, the chie executive was driven in the coac escorted by mounted riders repre senting the famous Mormon ba talion. Miss Arizona, Kathryn Lunsforci 19-year-old brunette, accompanie the governor on his ride. At the fair entrance were mem bers of the fair commission an an honor, escort' of the' Arizona na tional guard. Paul F. Jones, executive secre tary of the fair commission, sai. .'· , - J.1 T · I V ^ J W i *-"C 1 U J 1 V ^ I J I l l 111 J O O J V i l l O U 1 U ^mister of the Japanese wartime|] le .expects the largest crowds in government in 1944, died today | the i ong history "of the state's an t the U. S. army hospital here ^Koiso, who was sentenced to life mpriso'nment for his war crimes ntered the hospital early in Octo- er with a chest tumor. Turn The Other Cheek? NEW YORK, Nov. 3.- hillside execution of 27 Koreans ;ales from Agua Prieta and Naco one of Sonora, by the way of Bisbee. The motorcade was met at the Nogales city limits by local Catholic church leaders. The statue is the one that adorns the cathedral altar at Guadalajara To recledicate church principles church officials brought it to northern Mexico. Traffic was Stalled for an estimated three hours at the border last,.night and additional police officers were assigned to 'the area. · .' · ·· ~1 The statue is a copy of the one at Fatima, Portugal, wher" Catholics believe the virgin appeared to three shepherd children in The first apparition "appeared late in 191G and .there were six more visits in 1917., The virgin is said to have told' the children that a "terrible war" was coming and asked for the conversion of Russia, a girl entertainer' who died with a song on her lips--was described today in the New York Times. In a dispatch from Seoul, the Times said the 27, including two women, were tied to posts and shot on a sunny afternoon in a hillside Cemetery outside the city. They were taken by South Korean guards from a Seoul prison housing nearly 4,00 - suspected or convicted Communist collaborators, the story said. The women were,Lee Chang Ho, a young .Kiisang (Geisha) girl who had been .mistress of the Seoul tommunist police chief during the North Korean occupation, and the 17-year-old-wife of a Communist of- icial. · . I m er they had been tied to the sts and blindfloded, and had per targets .placed over their arts to. direct the fire and shorten ;ir agony. But other things about : execution bespoke brutality. The most callous example was failure of all concerned to re- va an eight-month-old child appec! to the Kiisang girl's back the customary . Oriental' child- rying manner 'before she was ed, hands bound behind her, into truck in the prison yard. Just hefore the trucks rolled out .he. gate, an o.ficer, almost as an ?rthought, ordered, the infant un- and returned to "prison." . ' When names of J the condemned ·e called out In' the prison, no .answered,- because the captives among their cellmates. They wer taken into .the yard, their hand tied, and then loaded into trucks "The 29-year-o!d Kiisang gir, wept and asked what would become of her baby: The guards ignoret her." The captives were unloaded, in a field, at, the fool, of the hillside execution ground, and made to squat in rows of nine. The Kiisang ;irl resumed her wailing, repeat- .ng the word "aegi"-- meaning baby, · . . : · As the young South Korean captain 'read t'ne death warrants, the girl raised her head,' and pleaded with him. The captain leaned forward and said: "It is useless.. This s -your lot and there is nothing hat can be done." ' , Strangely, th e woman's .strained eatures relaxed. She began sing- A volley rang out and thr^c bodies broke their binding and fell into the pits. The others were tied so tightly that they remained upright even after a lieutenant fired a coup de grace into the heads. .In the ensuing silence, there welled tip from below the Xiisang girl's love song. The second ^batch of condemned, including the girl, u;ere brought to the posts. She fell to- her knees, clutching the captain's' legs, and renewed her entreaties. Soldiers dragged her to the post. Six times she tore off her blindfold, insisting she must make a statement. A lieutenant then wrote down her 'denial., .that she .had given names of -anti-Communist leighbors to her police chief lover. She said she originally came to long history" nual festival. Bound to draw more than it share of visitors'is Wagon Wbee Junction,- the replica of any Ari zona ghost town. It's located at the far end of the colorful · avenue o flags where school bands will serenade daily. Dancers who will entertain night ly come from the Valley "Of The Sun's top square dance clubs. Meanwhile the top agricultural, mineral and manufacturing exhibits will be on display as entries vie for the more than-$56,000 in premiums. Judging continues through the early days of the fair. All counties except Santa Cruz are represented in the agricul" ural section. 'knew 60 others whose names had een .called since Sunday never had returned." The-jailer'had to identify the "The doomed.-received cigarettes-doomed.· 2^- asr-they · tried.- to-:Mde ing. The words were 'those of a Seoul as-a refugee from the Corn- girl asking her lover to,return, munists. The first-row of nine was led , The blindfold was replaced, and up the hill to nine posts, behind the girl resumed her love song as which, were freshly dug pits, the rifles cracked. ' --- ' ' ' ' · Here's Chance For 2 UA-Tempe Tickets^ Tickets for the UA-Tempe game are sold out--but here's 'a chance to get two--right on the SO-yard line. . -. . - Tomorrow morning at -10:30, the two tickets will, be auctioned off at'-the University of Arizona co-op, to .highlight, the Community Chest drive on the UA campus. The public is invited to the auction and will be eligible to put in their bid for the valuable tickets. , TOKYO, Saturday, Nov. 4.-OJ.B-- U. S. reinforcements s t r e a m e d northward through pelting Jrain today to bolster a new defense line against 13 Communist divisions which have forced, the allies'-to'-fall back 10.to 50 miles in North-Korea, The allied command was moving up. everything in reach to meet tfie CtJmmunist threat. The sudden aijd menacing turn in the. fortunes-of jwar already, had.shattered'all hope for an early end of the fighting...: The sorest spot, was "the .Unsan sector In northwest Korea,./.In that area massed Chinese Communist and v North Korean troops ha'd. battered the U. S. First cavalry,divl-, s}on and four. Squth Korean 'divisions. Some 40,000 to 50,000 Communists-were massed,in that sector alone, and military quarters feared they* were readying ^another.p'ile- drr/er assault. . Deserve Efforts Pall -. .'.. Troops totaling about, a battalion In. strength' were cut off- Thursday night from the First-cavalry. :Resr. cue efforts failed.- A--U.--S.:.First corps spokesman said .500 or'.; so men were unaccounted, for after:* · like number: filtered .out through enemy lines. The' trapped .group v could no longer be "considered ;aa active force,".he:said.:' That meant hey probably :had been; killed-or captured.'-' , ' . . ' · · · ' · ' , . r ; Although thousands of Chines* Communist troops · were ; fighting the allies and 1 more were .pouring southward- 'from - Manchuria,. - the Inited Nations- high; command-: in Tokyo :doubted:,.that'-.Communist China:intended;-to get. lrito-,a,ill-? scale campaign- that :woUld;. lead: to ar third world-waiv - . · ^ The off icial position was .that ths situation is! "serious but nptVcrit-. ical:" Nobody^attemptedT r '!to l ri[ay-. where China'was'expected-'to'-dfaw 1 ' the'line'i'n Korea!--' Officers on "the' corps and division levels were' niors 3essimistic than- -the high com- Tiand.. . . . . . . . - -. · A spokesman. for tlie: U. S. 'First :orps said allied' troops, gained ipthing Friday, but neither 'did they retreat under:pressure; ..That ndicated any withdrawals .were, to trengthen the line-rather' than' as result of combat.: " · ' . ; · Heavy rain over the tattle area' riday night posed a double threat o'the UN forces. It could : make he bad mountain roads unfit,for moving up reinforcements and' sup- Jies, and it could shackle the : air orces. ' , · . . " . . . . Infantry Moves Up, · - · The U. S. Second infantry divt on moved into the'battle zone . !ong the right flank of the South orean Second corps. The Second ivision sent patrols as much as.:50 .iles into Communist territory in he area southwest of Unsan.'_.. , Other allied reinforcements were eing moved up as fast as possible". Perhaps ' indicative, of allied- efforts to brace along new position!! in northwest" Korea, the 'South' Korean Eighth. division wasi .--'reported to have captured the:, town of Won, on jhe' southeast,bank 'of the Chongchon river. 25 miles north of Unsan. Korean', arniy sources, said troops .of the'Eighth division'had gone more than a mile beyond Won. . ' ' : · The allies .held good positions along the Chongchon, and'had, tkree American and four^Kor'eaji divisions and the British Commoh- ivealth brigade to defend them!. .The TJ, S. 24th division, which thrust a spearhead within 14 miles of the Manchurian border two days ago, was pulled back as much as iO miles to reduce, the danger. of being cut off by the Communist drive through the Unsan sector. A spokesman for Gen. Douglas MacArthur reported that the Communists' were using seven North, Korean divisions and two brigade's n attacks of increasing intensity around Unsan. That was three nore divisions than were reported in action^there the previous day.. 100 Per Cent Paid Success For Chest? ·First department store, to'- re- turn a completed Community Chest solicitation reports 100 per cent participation. A!l S3 employees of the store'·- contributed a total of $771, or,arr average of $9;29. "One -Day's Pay. is Tucson's Way for your Community Chest" worked success- "ully in this store and is thought. to indicate success for the slogan,. according to Stanley Steele, Chest campaign'manager. Index The Mikado is reviewed on page 11. . . . there's a sneak preview, of Tucson High's open house on page 3. ... . a cattle auction comes of age on page-6. Comics ...21 Crossword .. 21 Editorials ..12 Films' 20 Financial .... 22 Gabfest --:..... 2 Radio ..._. 20 'Society''.....·..... 14 Sports '......17,18 State.'news-^IS-,

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