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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLVI—NO. 221 Bljihevill* Daily Nevri Blythevllle courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blytheville Heiald BLYTIIICVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUKSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1950 FOURTEEN PACKS SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS LONG LINE Of RKTBKAT—Jeeps, trucks and trailers of the U. S. Second Division move slowly along a highway of Pyongyang as they retreat before overwhelming number of Chinese Communist troops rolling down from tiie Manchurian bordc'r north. (AP wirephoto via radio from Tokyo). China Reds Enter Pyongyang Under Heavy UN Air Attack TOKYO, Dec. 5. (AP)— Chinese Communist troops tonight were rcpmictl entering- abandoned Pyongyang despite heavy air blows that left 2111 estimated 2,000 enemy dead ot the approaches to the desolate city. The Fifth Air Force said masses of Chinese Communists were caught in a death trap earlier in the day by swift jet fighters, on the Tiie dong River north of the one-time North Korean capital. United Nations forces representing 53 non-Communist countries ! hatl driven and broken the Ilec : Ing Red Korean army from their Pyongyang capital Oct. 20. Tuesday, before overwhelming pressure from vanguards of the 1,000,000-man Chinese communist army assembled for Red Korea, the last of U.N. troops pulled wearily out of Pyongyang in retreat to the south. The Chinese "liberators" found the Red capital a flaming, smoking oity, ravaged of installations and supplies that might he of military advantage, The Red return was certain to be hailed throughout the Com- lAunist world. Keels Ford River First reports of Pyongyang's*, return to Red control came from late ^ arrivals among the Korean refugees W swarming south out of the city. ** They said Chinese troops forded Ihe icy Taeojong River that cuts through a section of Pyongyang, The one-time c*ljr of 300 GCQ pop 6'Hirm wa^s pi ize f nous ' ,• fled in terioi of ^ttfe Itc Allied rear guards left "SYiP. city \ earlier Tuesday after blasting the i last bridges on the Tacdong. \ A U. S. 25th Division patrol scout- ; «ui the outskirts Uter and reported it had seen no Chinese. Hut a smoke pall from burniiug Allied supplies and installations hung over the area. Protected by a rear guard shield nf British and South Korean troops south of Pyongyang, overwhelmed Allied troop c hi inns* beat a war- weary retreat toward the South Korean capital, Seoul. Will They Stand? Would they stand and defend against on rush ing Chinese masses? Where? AP Correspondent O.H.P. King reported from Seoul that a stand might, be made thereabouts. He quoted a veteran military observer: "Even in the lace of a million Chinese Communists the Seoul.< Inchon area can be held. Such JB heavy losses could be inflicted on P* the enemy by artillery and air that his hope of .sweeping the peninsula would be completely smashed." But correspondent King also quoted opinion that said: "Let's face it. Someone outside Korea must come to our rescue if we are to stay." The Chinese Red's swept across Pyongyang airfield before entering the city. 'Battle for Freedom. To Go On'--Truman By JOHN M. HlGHTOWKK WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP)—President Truman said today Unite Nations forces in Korea are fighting ''against tremendous odds. 11 But h declared that no matter what happens -.there the fight for tree don will go on. His somber-toned report, came amid growing talk in Congress and elsewhere that the U.N. military situation has begun to appear almost hopeless and may force a Dun- kerque-Lypc withdrawal by sea. Ditch Cleaning Weather Arkansas forecast: Cold wave with or freezing rain tonight and SNAPPY AND COLD In the northwest portion this .~'tcr- ^ioon. Lowest temperatures U>nigh! 10 northwest to 24 southeast portion. Clearing and continued cold Wednesday. Missouri forecast: Cold wave to- .night and Wednesday; low tonight 5-10 above southeast; high Wednesday 20 southeast; mow" south and east this afternoon, clearing tonight: Wednesday fnlr. Minimum this morning -29. Maximum yesterday—45. Sunset today—4:40. Sunrise tomorrow—6:53. Precipitation 24 hours to 1 a today—none. Total since Jan. I—G1.59. Mean temperature (midway Iween high and low)—37. Normal mean temperature for December—4I.D. This Date l.asl Year Minimum this morning—31. Maximum yesterday—60, Precipitation Jan. 1 to this dale —51.46, $'100,000 Bond Issue Proposed for Work in Drainage District 16 A petition asking that >ommls- ioners 'of Drainage. District No. 6 of Mississippi County be author- zed to float a $100,000 bond issue o pay'for cleaning of more than JO miles of ditches is scheduled o. be :heard in county Court at 0 a.m. Dec! 19. To retire this Indebtedness, the commissioners also have petitioned for . an additional tax of 2.25 per cent to be levied against the original assessed benefits in the district from 1052 through 1957. This added levy is the same as- essment that hns been approved by the County Court yearly since 1948 ind hence would not increase the :otal :*-ixes llmt Ir.niiuwiiers have )een (laying since then. Over-all Cleaning PUnnfd Major difference In the commissioner's request this year Is the entering of this levy on the tax looks for the period from 1952 :hrough 1957 and the pledging of 't to retire the proposed bond issue. The commission explained that it would be more beneficial to the district to borrow the. $100,000 and let a contract for over-al'. cleaning the ditches instead of doing the work piecemeal on a yearly basis. Ditch redredging activity Dunklin County, Mo., was pointecj out as necessitating cleaning of the major ditches and several laterals in District IB. The cleancd-out Dunklin County ditches empty Into the District 16 canals amounts of water in excess of that which the Mississippi County ditches can handle unless also cleared of dirt, branches and other obstructions, the commissioners said. Regular tax rate for the district 2.75 per cent. Tills was set 19-10 and most of It goes for retiring previous indebtedness. The added levy has been approved Ir past years to finance cleaning ol the ditches.- 1951 Funds Ordered Work scheduled for 1Q51 already has been provided for by a Counlj Court order issued Oct. IS and approving the additional tax of 2.2a per cent for that year. This order however, also authorizes the com missioncrs to pledge 1931 revenue, from this assessment to secure pay mcnt of the proposed $100,000 bond issue.. The petition calls for an intercs rate of not more than three pe cent and the .ilcdging of any othc portion of the district's mainten aiice money to retire the issue. C. R, Redman, Jr., engineer o Kcnnett, Mo., has been retained b; the district and has been maklni a survey of the ditches for th past several weeks. Commissioners for District 16 ar John Bcardon of Manila, Karl H Wildy of Leachville and Fred Hec man of Manila. The Albert Envin, the accident. In addition Mr. Truman look lime out fro busy, almost-continual round i onferences with American military iplomatic advisers, nnd with Prirr luiister Attlee of Britain, to ress' the White House Confetem f Children and Youth. His prepared spcecn stressed ( he precarious situation in Kori nd the "grave'risk" of a gener war, and (2) .' the nature of 11 resent crisis as only part of the i Weincr; ong-rangc struggle ".to uphold the Se istice and i KOREAN DUNKERQUE IS HINTED Evacuation Plan Readied for Use; 'Hope' Retained )ne Killed as Car kisses Curve West of Osceola Former Weincr, Ark., Resident Is Victim; Brother Is'injured Albert Lee Envln, 24, of Corry, 'a., formerly of Weincr, was killed nd hi s brother Robert Erwin, 29, f Williford, Ark., was critically inured at 11 o'clock last night when he car in which they were riding ailed to negotiate a curve three niles west ot Osceola on Highway 0 and overturned. One occupant of the car, 1 Brown, 24, of Dycss, escaped injurj ind his father, B. B. Brown, 50 ilso of Dycss, sullered minor In- uries. According; I" Deputy Sheriff Cliff Jnnnon. v.'ho assisted with the In- 'cstisation of the accident, the car n which the men were riding missed a sharp Uirn known as "Deat Man's Curve," overturned into i liteh, skidded about 75 feet on It; -side and came to n hall, sitting irisht, in a nearby Held. All of the occupants \vere throwi clear, Deputy Cannon said. Were En Route lu Dycss At the time of Ihe accident, tin tour men were en route to th Browns' home In Dycss. Tile Er win brothers were said lo have bcei visiting the Browns. Albert Erwin was killed Instantly He suffered a broken neck and hea< injuries. His brother, Robert, is ir (he St. Joseph Hospital in Mem phis where his condition is report cd as critical. He also sullered broken neck. The dead man was a native of In Weincr vicinity bLlt has been liv ing iii Carry for some lime, whei he Is employed by the H. C. Pric Construction Company. At Hie tim of the accident he was on vacation, car, owned mid driven by ~ ' was demolished in (o his brother. Mr. Erwin is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Erwin of Wci- ner; four other brothers. J. C. Erwin. with the Army in Germany, Paul, Ray and Billy Erwin, all of ,,,-: a ^ a three sisters, Mrs. on rape ."» 6 Nations Seek Immediate Action By UN to Halt Red China in Korea LAKE SUCCESS, Dec. 5. (Al>)—Six conn tries, including the Big Three Western Jowers, called upon the United Nations Assembly today to act immediately to stop Com- nu in' Red China DemandsFull Voice in Korean Issue nunisl China's intervention in Korea. The demand was contained in a formal memorandum filed with U.N. Secretary-Gcn- ral Trygve Lie by the United States, Ijritain, France, Ecuador, Cuba and Norway. It fol- owed yesterday's request that the Chinese intervention be put before the 60-nation Assembly for debate. The new document was both brief and mildly worded. II, was submitted to conform lo assembly rules which rct]iilre cxpliinatory memorandum to accompany any request taken up. It will be a basis for discussion by the steering committee which NKW DELHI, India, Dec. 5. (AP)—Communist China hns demand- "ns called a meeting for 2:45 p.m. ed a "full voice" in any Korean settlement, sources clc\se U> India's foreign ministry said today. These sources said India's delegate to the United Nations, Sir Senegal N. Rail, afler talks in New York with I'eipiiiLj Representative Wu Hsiu-chuan, reported that the were Insistent Hint they participate as an equal party In deliberations oil Ihc Korean Question. Rau, these sources said, told his government peace for Asia— and perhaps (or Ihe whole world—depends on the United Nations acceding to 1'eiping's demand. The Indian delegate reportedly ndvlscd that it was vital Hint ihe U. N. decide on the matter us soon ns possible. Wu made It clear, however, that he won Id discuss the situation in Korea and China only in relation to the Communist charges. Ho said he would not speak on American charges Unit Pulping was guilty ol aggression because of intervention of Chinese troops In Korea. . <EST) today. If the Steering Committee stives the go ahead, the full Assembly will decide whether to give the question a full airing. .Main Points I.lslcit The memorandum made these aln iwlnU;: 1. Chinese Communist troops arc Billing against U. N. forces In ore a. 2. An attempt was made In the cciii-ity Coiincil to get them to Ithdiaw but Russia vetoed the Yule Parade Delayed Until Thursday Night The Christmas Parade scheduled to get under way on Blylhevillc's MH'HI Street tonight ;il 7:30 has been postponed until Thursday nigjU at the same time because of bad weather, officials of the sponsoring Retail Merchants Division of the Chamber of Commerce announced Una morning. In case inclement weather causes another postponement, the group plans to hold the celebration at a Intei 1 date If at, all possible, ' Because of the postponement, float entries may be registered with the sponsoring organisation any time between now and Thursday, Barney Cockrcll, chairman of the rcrnendous irtds the U.N,, forces face, Mr. Trunan made ho assessment of the Korean situation. , ;And arjainst/'the talk of a possible evacuation of the troops there, ome of the best informed officials are saying it is still too •early' to j Friday predict what will • actually happen ' or that the U.N. forces will have to et out ol Korea entirely. Mr. Truman and Prime Minister Attlee reviewed the situation yesterday with Ben. Omar Bradley, the joint chiefs of first of their crisis chairman o{ staff, in the talks. Bradley is reported to hiu r e :old them that evacuation plans are ready if they hruc tr, be used A Military Disaster? In his address to the conference on children and youth, the President said that the intervention of Chinese Communists in Korea hnd greatly changed the situation confronting this nation. Then, in a sentence interpreted by some offic- als as his first move to prepare the country for bad news," news of a military disaster in Korea—the President added: "No matter how .-the immediate situation may develop, we must remember that the fighting in Korea is but one part of the tremendous struggle of our time—tiie struggle between freedom and Communist Imperialism." eati Yield Winners To Be Named Friday Winner of the 1950 Soybean Yield Conlest will be announced ly at the annual award banquet at 6 p.m. in the clubrooms of the sponsoring Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce, it was announced today by Johnson Blackwell, chairman ol the event. group's Christmas Activities Committee, stated this morning. Scheduled to lead the parade Is a former Hollywood aclor known as- the "Masked Texan" who will be ridlag his famous white llorsc "Silver Chief." Other parade participants will Include a clown, nt least lour bands and floats, Including n Snnta Clans float: sponsored.-by the--Ohnmber's Merchant Division. Mr, Cockrell pointed out tha while there probably would not bi as many floats entered in this year's affair as in the 11H9 parade, the quality of floats is expected to ex eel last year's entries. The committee chairman , stalcc that float entrant, 1 ? were "going a! out" to Improve Hie parade and I win the largest prizes ever offcre( in Ihc event. The first place winner will re- celve a $100 award and the Ed. Critz trophy for producing the greatest bushel per acre soybean yield on a five-acre plot. Winners o f second and third places will receive 515 and $50, respectively. A total of 27 plots were entered la this year's contest, the fourth such event to be sponsored by the Jaycces. Purposes ot Ine event include promoting of Mississippi County as a soybean-producing county and finding the most efficient methods of raising this crop. The Ed Critr. tropliy presented the winner each year is named in honor of a former Mississippi County farm agent and pioneer soybean producer. Principal speaker for the award ijimiiuct will be Paul Hughes ol Hudson, Ida., field representative of the American Soybean Association. He i.s expected to discuss the soy- Ixjan situation and the general outlook for this crop. A native Arkansan, Mr. Hughes is a graduate of Iowa State College at Ames, la. Mr. Blackwell urged all contest| ants to attend the award banquet 90-Day Extension Of Ren* Controls Given Approver! WASHINGTON. Dec. 5. M'I _ A 90-day extension ol rent controls was approved today by the House Banking Committee. j since winners will not. be announced The committee -voted 17 to 3 lo j until then. Tickets have been sent keep the law on the books until | contestant and tickets (or others arc available nt the county ntfent's March 31, three months beyond its expiration date, and give the incoming 82nd Congress time to decide on some final action after It meets In January. A 60-day extension now Is being debated by the Senate. Chairman Sprnce (D-Ky) said the rent extension bill will be taken before the niles committee this afternoon for quick clearance to the House for consideration either late this week or early next. office in the Court House and from members of the Jaycces' Agriculture Committee. 2 Children Die in West Ridge Home Fire; Father Near Death USD" of tractor fuel to start a firu claimed two more lives loda and a third person was not expected to survive a blnzc at. the home o -•fa West Ridge shiirccroppcr. The t\vo infant children of M and Mrs. Henry Thomas died carl this morning in EV blaxc that des i"" the Thomas home ami th father was not expected to live. Dead were Kenneth Ray, thre and licmnic Sue. five months. D W K'. Berry, Joncsboro nhysicla sad I Mr. Thorn ns Buffered third di jjree burns over 90 per cent of Ii body, The 27-year-old father wns take lo St. Bernard's Hospital in Jones bora. Dr. Llcrry sairt he probnb would not survive the extcnsiv burns. Mrs. Thoma;,. 22, who was in nn other room, was not Injured h was reported M]rlr;ri!ii$ from shoe She told newsmen in Joneisboro Hi Chiang Warns Of New 'Munich' Nationalist Leader Reiterates Pledge Of Aid if Requested TAPET, Formosa, Dec. 5. (AP) — Chiang Kni-shek today warned against "another Munich" and pledged Nationalist China's full backing towards averting it, II Munich repeals Hself, ttie Chinese Nationalist leader said, "war may break out at any time." Chiang to!d n specially-summoned news conference he stood by his pledge of troops for the War and if the commander In chief of the U.N. forces is given full authority in strategy and this calls lor our military supiwrt, we sliaU certainly give it." her used tractor fuel .start a fire In a stove in the livii room. She v.-as in the kitchen whc the fire, accompanied by nn e> plosion, began, Korean The fire began about 7 a.m. t day. No funeral arrangements In been completed by early this afte noon. West Ridge is located in .soul! Mississippi County, near t Polnsett County line. H then" added: "Under these circumstances, the etcentlons of Cuba, France, Ecua- or, Norway, United Kingdom '. ic United States believe that the .ssembly should consider Imi lately, as an important and urfirmt ucstlon, Ihc Intervention of- I ho cntral People's government, of lln, rople's Republic, ot China'In Koja, with a view to making appro- rlfitc recommendations. Tone Is Mllil The mildness of Ihe tone wn rderstocd to bo in keeping will he go-slow policy which has neci ill Into effect during Ihe Washing on lalks of British Prime Minis er Attleu and President Truntai; .'here still was no definite win s lo how strong the six>iisoviii< lowers would go in a re.»riluUoi vhich Ihey arc considering. Meanwhile, behind '- the - scene conference continued here. HriLain ;ir aindwyn Jcbb arranged tor irivalc luncheon with General Vv fslu-cliiian today. This followed Iliincr given by Lie at his horn asl night for Wu anil sevprnl othc lulegatcs, including Jchb and S Bencgal N. Rail of India. If an losltivo results were achieve,! he Iiio dinner, they/were not yo apparent 1 this morning. Methodists Top Building Quota Drive for $228,000 Is Exceeded by More Than $21,000 The Pirst Methodist Church li hns exceeded I In J22B.OOO hulldin fund goal by more than $21,000. wns announced nt a. report mcctlr st night. With the drive to complete ! mincing or the church's $'100.0 sanctuary not yet complete. $24!) 0«8 In pledges and cash have bee received. The current campaign wns complete financing of the sane ary which Ls now under conslruc- tion. Final reports will not he made nil! tomorrow night. The big gifts division lias exceeded Its JI1B.OOO goal by one dollar. Special gifu division has Mren.tly reported $82,201 which has put It tar over Its $50.000 quota. Genera] gifts unit is only a few thousand dollars olf Its goal of $51,MX>. Nearly $-18,700 has been report- »y JOHN JI. IIIGHTOWKK WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. — (AP)— The possibility that nilcd Nations forces may if for total'military defeat in orea, necessitating a Dun- ci'(|tic-likc withdrawn! by sea nd air, was said today to be em-ing in crisis conferences ere. Although hope lias not been biindoncd that the oiirusli- K Communist hordes in be stopped, it was reported ;int Gen. Omar Bradley told 'resident Truman and Prime ilinister Attlee of Britain cslenlay that c v a c n a t i o n plans arc ready if they have o be used. A hint of possible Impending dis- i.sler came from Mr. Truman hlm- iclf today when ho took lime oul rom his talks with Attlee to tell a Washington audience that the .roons iii Korea are fighting igalnsl "tremendous odds." No firm Ihii-isltins Mailc So far as could he learned here, 10 firm decisions looking toward specific immediate action were enchcd nt the conference yes- .cj-flay between the President and irimf minister. They were reported forking; toward an agreement that :he West must build up heavy mlli- lary forces In Europe with all poss|l>le speed to offset the reverses ill Korea. Artlmr Gavshon of the London Associated rress stuff quutcil a Urillsli informant, wlio dill nnt wish In be Identified, as saying Mr. Trnnun anil Alflcc hail alsn ilclmiullctl thai Untied Nations fori-cs sbnuld return lo Korea in Ihe event the Chinese Communists drive: lliem out. This Informant, said they agreed,- loo, that the United Nations should do everything possible to avoid open wnr with Communist China. The thought, hack of (hat Is this: tire Western powers should not be drawn into making a major mlllUir) effort In the Far East, leaving n v,Vn Ij.- Enrpj5fc.-nt.Jr! e - ni crcy of. tti is- sta's ,Wesw'.rri armies. (Iriin IVickfffounil Uevrlops The developments' 1 forming the Krim background for the further Triiman-Attlce talks today included: 1. Continued rapid advances by the Chinese C"omuiimisL'j in Korea. 2. Six countries — Including the United Slates, Brilain and Prance —called upon the United Nations assembly nl. Luke Success, N.Y.. U) act Immediately to stop Communist China's Intervention In Kor~a. 3. The Chinese Communists were reported to have demanded a "full voice" In any Korean settlement In Informal discussions with India's delegate to the United Nations, Sir Ucnegal Ran. <Dcf:iilcd slorics elsewhere on tills ed thus far. The church will cclebrnle the successful conclusion ot the campaign v,'ith a Victory Dinner Friday niijht at 6:30. II. A. Lynch is general campaign chairman. Dr. James L. Guard ts vice-chairmnn. New York Cotton Lonely Mountain Road Holds Key to G/s 7 Fate N. O. Cotton Dec. Mar, May- July Oct. Open High Low 4090 4148 4090 4C60 4146 4CGO 4005 4080 4005 3875 4030 3975 3675 3675 3G10 •1:30 4148 4140 4075 4025 3D60 Soybeans Jan Mar May July High 2957; 29S- 1 ; 28 5 li 201 293 Close 255vi 2D1V1 >-. 295=: lij- STAN' SU'INTON TOKYO, Dec. 5. M';—The falo o! two great American divisions—the First Marine and the seventh Inlantry—depends on a long, lonesome mountain road. That's why Ihc United Nations forces In north- cast Korea appear to be in a more dangerous strategic situation than the retreating Eighth Army in the northeast. | The situation changes so rapidly that there is I a lot of guesswork In a strategic analysis, even by | experts, but the picture on the northeast front is i roughly this: The odds arc mounting so heavily againsl the 10th Corps—of which Ihc Marine and Seventh Divisions arc components—that perhaps only another Dunkirk-slyl? pull out can save It Irom annihi- lation. Maj. Gen. Kdward Almond's three American and two South Korean division.', are splashed over all o[ northeast Korea. Some elements arc 300 air miles apart. The U. S. Third Division is committed west ol Wonsan, Blocking the pa.sses through which ttie Chines.e could push troop concentrations eastward into the coastal flatlands. The HOK (Republic ol Korea) capital division Is far up the coast around Chongjin—300 air miles away to the northeast. The ROK Third Division has been norlhsvest of the capital division. The Marines and the U. S. Seventh Army divisions are upon the Changjin Reservoir, at Hagani. See HU.M) on rage C Open Hir:h Low i:30 Dec 4125 4185 4122 1185 Mar 4C85 4166 4075 41fi3 May 4010 -liXK) 4010 1039 j July 3!X)0 -1043 3538 4^143; Oct . 3675 3680 3650 36<)8 j New York Stocks 4. The 12 Atlantic Pact nations, opening meetings in Ixjndon tomorrow, were reported to have reached a compromise on proposals for &et- tlnif German troops into Western Europe':; defense, but the Germans called it "unacceptable." 5. Iu Congro. 1 *, there were complaints from some Republicans that the administration was nnt con- sulllnij thorn about the crisis. Senator Taft 'Il-Ohlo) called on President Truman to yivc the country "more information" about the grave International situation. Sources said the President nnd prime minister had agreed that for the lire-sent, however. Ihe United Nations should do everything possible to avoid bcin£ involved in a suite of open war '.vith oinnumist China. The decision was taken during a 00-minute meeting at the White House yesterday, informants said. Gen Omar Bradley, chairman of the Joint chiefs of staff, gave Att!fc and his aides a firsthand account of the military situation in Korea at that inortinR. Bradley's n. c .~rs.sinf:r,t was rejiortfld to have taken into consideration all possibilities, inclurling a Uinted Nations withdrawal from Korea. The American and British leaders were ftir'.d wi(h u (ieci^ri'i! v;]in- thcr then the United N.uion should Sec KOItKA an I'.IRC ;, 1:30 Quotations: A T & T . Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler ......... Coca Cola Gen Electric I Gen Motors ISO 1-2 64 1-1 35 1-1 •M 3-4 66 3-1 116 1-2 46 3-8 45 1-3 30 1-41 Int Harvester Montgomery wart! 53 1-4 N Y Central l(i 3-8 .J C Penney 671-4 Scars 50 3-4 Radio 17 Republic Steel 397-8 Socony Vacuum 233-4 Standard of N J . 84 3-4 Studcbakcr 28 Texas Corp 75 3-4 U S Steel ... 3S 3-4 Southern Pacific 58 [SANTA Far from the madding crowd is the guy who shops early. SHOPPING DAYS TO CHRISTMAS

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