THURSDAY, DECEMBKR 18, 1947 Italy Faces New Red-Led Strikes Commies Stir Up Violence; Threaten Walkouts in Sicily Ry J. Edward Murray 'United Pr«* st»(f Corresiwndcnl) ROME. Dec. 18. (UP)-The Italian Communist, party gave signs of renewing it s onslaught against tile government yesterday by forcing National Assembly debate on Premier AlcWc De Gaspcrl's cabinet shakcup and by stirring up violence and a threatened general strike In Sicily. s<-»eiai The Communist-dominated General Council or Labor Leagues or- nered a 24-hour general strike In Catania Province, Sicily, to becln today as a protest against unemployment. There was street fi»ht- HB between Leftists and Rlahtist i In catanla City Tuesday. "' 8nml After De Gaspevt's moderate' government smashed the Communist genera! strike in Rome city and province last week, it had been expected thai the Communists' would ease up on their antf-gov- i eminent campaign until they could regroup and try to strengthen! themselves within labor unions ' But. Indications were now that the,, had no Intention or easing up PaJmlro 7-ogllatti. (he boss of the Italian Communist Pnrty—!«i-|}estr' In any country except Russia—denounced the new government In the assembly lasl night as comparable to Fascism. He precipitated a full scale debate at today's assembly meeting on the cabinet shakeup. it brought five Republican and rlghtwlng Socialist ministers into the Christian- Democrat predominated cabinet. At the same time. It appeared to have ruined the hopes of the Communists to form a five-party antl- Bovernment coalition for the na- Uonal elections next Spring. De ] " ;d the cabinet to ! Slacks Basis of Controversy Between Gir/s, School Officials JBLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS First for Burma A group of Central High School girls brought slacks lo school yesterday, but only one mustered enough nerve to put (hem en in defiance of school ofJIcliils. Six girls wlm planned yesterday U> follow the lead of Jeancttc Ucla- hunt and Gertrude Asklcy ami break (he school's long-slamllng slacks-ban compromised by carrying (heir slacks to school In paper bags. They tntcndc.l to put (hem on "if the school wns drafty." Among those vv.io carried Hie banned sportswear were Belly Lo'i Riley and Shirley Lovensulh. Hetty Lou's mother said s i, c am( oihe \. parents would allow their daughters lo wear slacks If they wished, "particularly In this stormy weather," but "hesitated to start any trouble." "I think most of (lie girls arc a little afraid to wear, slacks, not be- c.iuse of (heir (larciils, but because of what (he teachers will say," Mrs. Riley said. "Deity Lou and Shirley said Ihey would put their slacks on during the day if (he school wis cold, as it often Is In (he Winter." Only Miss Ackley, 15-year-old sophomore, broke the long-standing clothing regulation for the second lime, Principal Donald H. Baker said he sent her home again "because she didn't bring a skirt or a dress " Gertrude repaired to the home of Jeaimelti! Delnlumt, who started the controversy by going to school in slacks last week. "I want (o go to sch'ol. but 1 want to dres the way my father wants me to." Gertrude said She described the morning's episode this way: "When I arrived at school in mv slacks. I went to the office for my attendance card and Mr. Barker asked me what I was going to do. I copies of the Commii'.jhl units they could find and setting fire' to them. I couldn't attend classes, so I left.' Gertrude explained that her fu- ther thought slacks were "sensible" Winter clothing because his daughter must walk a mile to school and! back, and walk home for lunch n( i noon. "He says the school has no right lo Insist that I chance my clothes that many times," she said. Thomas Dclnhunt siild he saw no reason why girls who wore slacks In school should be "moral lepers" '•Originally. I intended to send Jeaiuiette (o school In slacks only during ted storms," he said. "But (he question In m.v mind now h that I don't ihlnk (he school has nny right (o decide what students should wear. My daughter, Jcan- nellc, didn't go lo school yesterday because they haven't given anv Indication of chancing (i, c ruling'" At Albany, state Education Commissioner r-'rancls E. Spauldlng ,i e - I'llnccl comment on the Camdeu controversy because the case "may Jali'r come before m- O u appeal." "Oerstil 400" Is a German ,,1.1?- lie containing expensive metals but economical because of Us weight It Is 8 per cent aluminum. | 8 per U So Nyuii, Hurm.a't first ambassador to Uns or country, j s poured rived in the U, S. lo credentials lo Preside. Burma is srliedulixi fo my oilier he ar- reseul bis , Trumiui. complete independence from the Hr'itisTi Umpire on Jan. 4, 1948. cent nickel, ?•< per cent cobalt. 4 per cent copper mid the remainder iron. Reds Warned He said Its purpose was to assure free elections and warned the Communists not to try violence or "direct action" against the state. "Is tills the voice of America speaking?" Communist Deputy Oiancarlo Pajetta jeered, probably In reference to a .-.imllar warning last Saturday by President Truman just before 'the last American troops sailed from Italy. The Communists were having Increasing trouble keeping their control over the General Confederation of Labor. The failure of many anti-Communlsl confederation leaders to go along with their orders was in large part responsible for collapse of the Rome general strike. At Ban Benedetto Del Tronic, an order for a fishermen's general strike was Ignored by the fishermen. In Lecce, labor organizations voted against a leftist proposal tor agitation to back up demands for more public works. In Palermo, students retaliated for the Comipimist burning of rightist newspapers by seizing all -• — ——--.* U*L.LV.I in giving ! Italy permission to use its remaln- ! ing 31 submarines for scrap metal instead or scuttling them Tuesday midnight, as the peace treaty provided Tired Kidneys Often Bring Sleepless Nights p/xtor.!.? jooi-kidoEJT! conuin lEmilri pflinytub^orfilienwhiehhclplopurifythi blooa ud Veep ,ou h«lthy. 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