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v-frPACBB' Chiang Outlaws Opposition Party ' Democratic League Leaders Arrested; Headquarter* Closed By KOBCRT CLUBMAN (TteHtrf rnu Staff ConwpMdnt) NANKING, Oct. 2S. (UP) -^Gen. •rallwlmo Chiang Kai-shek outlawed the Democratic League, an opposition political group, yesterday, accused It o( conniving with the Communists and had Its lertl- •n put uh'der • house trmt. . , Secret »erVJce a genlf surrounded League, headquarteri In Kan- king. Trie telephone line lo th» headquarters was cut. Democratic Le««ue leaders here were arrested, and reports (rorh other towns and cities .said -all League leaders had been rounfiecl up and their headquarter! aealed. ' " L<j LuDg-Chi, leader of tht Lea- fiie, and a number of his lieutenants. Including Llh 9i»nB-Pu and CJiln Yo-MIn, were put under houtt arrait In Nanking. Lo was liter allowed io go to the United »Ul*i Imbaaey, where he, uked the help of Ambuwador I^eighton Stuart. Dr. Stuart. att«r discussing tn« situation with Lo, Issued this »ut«- raent: "I hope that It anybody li [ accuwd he will b« given an tni- i mediate public irial under the laws «f the republic."- . I Llh, speaking for tlie League, denied all of Chiang's charges. He said the League had been vainly appealing to Chiang for a month to produce evidence of his long-standing charge that the League was helping the Communists Two Parties Lffl Outlawing of the League Icti two parties in China, outside of chi-. ang's dominating KuomlntBng, that are considered legal. These are the Young china Party and Democratic Socialists. The League, which drew Its main strength from college students and extreme "liberals" boycotted the centra) glvernmenl's National Assembly. This had resulted In a split, and one group because Jjthe Democratic Socialists, g, A spokesman for the Central i*<So?ernment said, .the League was B Instigating revolt In Manchuria, In -fihensl aid Bzechuan provinces, that it was arming rebels, that it was spying and that, It .was stirring up strikes — all in the Interests of the Communists. Dispatcher reported that the _Communtsts were threatening to take the fourth largest hydroelectric dam in the world at Kirln. For the sixth day. the dispatches •aid, a single Nationalist regiment was holding off 10,000 to 15,000 Communists Military sources said that unless < reinforcements arrived soon; the Communists, equipped with Japanese howitzers, would soon capture and destroy the dam. The Japanese started building »e dam on the Sungari River In M37 to electrify Manchura. They BLYTHBVTLLE (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS Handy Man Henrict. - »'- V '' •? WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 99, 1MT Tommy Henrich enjoyed a $5800 winner's slice of the World Scries pie, but isn't' throwing it down i irain pipe. Tht Yankees' star fixes his own at his Massillon, O., home, where his youmjest Ann 4 > *rif\ r n\f\r^,Um rtnlf IJ-4 O t*ttt r-nnin „ ^ . .'. „ — '. — \- '. I I ' ~ ' " *l ^* and Thomas David. 2. eel come, advice in hittina. German Firms Told of Plans ForNaziAttack NUERNBERG. Oct. 2t. (UP) — Before Germany declared war on Hie United States, Hitler's foreign office warned I. G. Farben Industries and other German business concerns not lo send through the malls anything Indicating Germany might plan an "attack In Soutn and Central America through subversive activities," It was disclosed yesterday at the trial of 23 Par- bcn directors. "Many firms still tend to leave out of consideration the viewpoint that the enemy or neutral censorship In league with the enemy also reads their correspondence "The Nazi foreign office had warned. "It Is probable that they (the (Inns) will give full rein to their Indignation In letters to their pri- ^ , W ^ ""* frl ' nd * « n »P« their mlncU unfavorably concern!£* infernal politic*! conditions or the state in question (Bolivia), will talk of corruption or American bondage, or express the wish that they may one day be able to discipline these gUtts In the German way. Such remarks must at all events be discontinued now "The Important thing la that' we furnish the U. a, no material for the assertion that Germany us preparing an attack in South and Central America through subversive activities. German firms should therefore, say nothing in their letters to South and Central Americans which could in any way let the conclusion be drawn that we Intend to atage anything military...." As one gets nearer the earth's magnetic poles, the pull on the compass needle becomes weaker. Th* poisonous toadstool and the edible mushroom are of the same family. Conservatives See No Chance Of Regaining Rule in Britain LONDON (UP)—Thci Conservative Party tras committed to a demand for an early general election by Its Brighton conference. Party leaders privately see little hope of returning to power for another five to seven years unless I he economic crisis gets a' lot worse. Only a Labor government can cali a general election before the present parlimcnt is scheduled lo expire Jn 1950. High government spokesmen repeatedly have said they have no intention of going to the people for a new mandate before then. Top Conservative leaders believe they stand a good chance of recovering in 1950—or before then if the government calls a general election —perhaps half the 170 seats they lost, in 1945. But they conceded privately they probably could not overcome the present Labor plurality of V06 until the following general election, presumably In 1955^ If then. Signs of Life Nevertheless, tlie Conservatives showed more signs of life and recovery at their Brighton conference than at any time since their IMS disaster. Tlie progressive and younger elements of the party showed for tlie first time decisively that they were in control. Overwhelming approval partly completed the project In I 1945, when tlie Russians arrived and took all but two generators. of Hie "industrial -I'nrler" drawn up by the party's industrial policy committee sent the Tory dlehards reeling. The charter would continue the nationalizition of the conl mines and the Dank of England, but the nationalized road transport would restore a "lot of freedom" to and civil aviation and would revive the Liverpool Cotton Market, abolished by the Labor government. It called for a nicnsiue of central planning. The dlehards announced the charier as "milk and water Social- Urn." The national executive recommended acceptance of the charter only as a basis for discussion, but progressives won Us endorsement as party policy with only three dissents. > Funds Offered Other signs at Brighton of the rejuvenation ot the party were the opening of a drive forLb. 1,000,000 os an election campaign fighting fund and the fact that more than 60 per cent of the speakers were under 40 years of age. The fighting fund will give more party members a personal Interest in tlie election campaigns and enable more candidates drawn from middle and even working classes without independent means to stand as Conservative candidates. Winston Churchill, leader of the party, resisted all efforts to commit it to a detailed program. 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