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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS - - . . TUB DOMINANT MEWgPAPCR Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST VOC XT VII NO 10<» Blythevffl, Daily New Mississippi Valley Leader ' ~ V01.. ALVI1-NU. 109 Blythevlll, couri* Blythevllle Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS. THURSDAY, JULY 26, 1951 SIXTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENT* ^^— ^^^ ^^ ^^ ^^^^^~ ^^^k. - ii ^ ^ M •- i « * j aj V>V^A4*JICT X .L T AW VJliHTl A V ALLIES, REDS AGREE ON ARMISTICE AGENDA Justice Department Arrests More Reds . * * * * ¥ y Field Refuses to Talk At Senate I PR Hearing 11 Secondary Party Leaders Rounded Up WASHINGTON', July 26. (AP)—The justice department today launched a new roundup of secondary communist party leaders in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York city. The department announced that 11 arrests have been made. ^^ FBI Dircclor J. Edgar Hoover sala those arrested have been active "In "Communist Party work, largely in California The new move against party leaders followed the arrests of 17 Eastern seaboard Communists last month. All of those taken are accused of conspiracy to teach and advocate the violent overthrow of the U.S. government. This is the charge of which 11 top officials of the party were convicted and given sentences ranging from three to five years. Four of these top officials are now listed as fugitives from justice because they failed to surrender for Imprisonment after their convict tions were upheld by the supreme court. In addition, the FBI is seeking four others who slipped through the dragnet when the 17 arrests were made in New York City and Httsburgh June 20. Among those arrested today 'was "William Schneiderman, chairman of the California Communist Slate Committee and a member of the party's alternate national WASHINGTON, July 26. (iP>— Frederick Vanderbill Field, millionaire "angel" of left-wing causes, refused today to tell a Senate committee whether he posted bonds for communist leaders. "I think I should refuse to answer. . .," Field said in a voice barely audible in the packed Senate hearing room. He pleaded that the qucslion led into an area which "might Involve answers tending to incriminate me'." And he stuck to it, although Chairman McCarran (D-Kev) of the Senate Internal Security Committee lectured him, that "it behooves every red-blooded American to help his country in this hour of dire necessity." Field was brought before the Senators from New York where lie is serving a 90-day jail term for con, tempt of court. That sentence was given him for refusing to tell a federal judge who contributed to the Civil Rights Congress bail fund. Bailed Out Four Fugitives The fund posted S80,000 bond [or four Communists who skipped after losing an appeal to the Supreme Court from convictions with seven others plotting to teach the overthrow of tlie government by violence. Two officials from ths Federal Bureau of Prisons brought Field before the Senate Internal Security Committee. Hearings by the Senators are directed at determining whether there have been subversive .influences on U.S. Far Eastern policy. The Senate group is Inquiring into affairs of the Institute of Pacific Relations. Field is a former offi cial of that organization. Right after Field look the witness chair, Chairman McCarran (D- Nev) asked the committee members to retire into another room for a brief closed meeting. Held now is serving so days in jail. He was sentenced for contempt of court because of his refusal lo disclose contributors to the civil Rights Congress bail fund for tour fugitive Communist leaders convicted of conspiracy. He is a trustee of the lund. Refuses Hail for Field Justice Reed of the Supreme Court yesterday refused to order release on bail of Field and two other fund trustees, mystery writer See FIELD on Page 5 Administration Wins In Rent Rollback Fight T-=ajsi-- _ -v *. !, _ J- -t~ _ „- .f^f use ovf th? leader'hij convicted 11. Shortly befure sever. of Hie convicted group give them•elves up to go to prison, the de pertinent said, Schneiderman was called to New York City to act as the top Communist executive In ti.e national headquarters. These other arrests were announced: Rose Chernln, 48, of Los Angeles, •xecutive secretary of the Los An. M Committee for Protection of Foreign Born. Philip Marshall Connelly. 47. of Loi Angeles, Los Angeles editor of "Daily People's World." Ernest Otto Fox. 45. of San Fran- etsco, waterfront section organizer of the. San Francisco County Communist Party. Dorotrir Ray Healey, 3d, of Los Angeles, chairman of the County Communist Party. Oarl Rude Lambert, 54, of San Francisco, chairman of the Security Review Commission for the party's District 13. Albert Jason Lima, 43, of Richmond. Calif., East Bay regional party chairman. Al Richmond. 37,"of San Francisco, executive editor of the "Daily People's World," published there LoretU Stnrvius Stack, 38, of San Francisco, former organizational secretary for California. Henry Steinberg. 38. of Los Angeles, county legislative director. Oiela O'Connor Yates of San Francisco, California slate secretary for the party. Weather Arkansas forccjsl: Partly cloudy thisc afternoon, tonight aud Friday NOT MUCH CHANGE , with widely scattered mostly daytime thundershowers. Not much change in temperature. Cotton Area Forecast For Thursday, Friday and Saturday, partly cloudy and continued warm with scattered trmndershow- ers. mostly in the afternoon and eaily evening. High morning humidity and light winds. Missouri forecast: Generally fair north and partly cloudy south portion tonighl and Friday. Continued warm and humid. Low" tonight 7075; high Friday, 90-95. Minimum this morning—74. Maximum yesterday—97. Sunset today—-7:07. Sunrise tomorrow—5:06. Precipitation 24 hours lo 7 a.m. —none. Total since Jan. 1—28.75. Mean lemporaiure (midway be- Isvecn hiKh and towi— gs.5. Normal mean temperature tor July —F,l .1 This IMlc laM rear Minimum this mormiig—TO. Maximum yesterday—93. Precipitation January 1 to tills! Mar dale—47. U. May •-*iiii.<; vji i-i ice stabilization to ** iiu > abandon its v prcsen:, program of fix- today, ing the number of livestock animals ""' individual packers may slaughtci each month. OPS says the progran 'Resolute Stand May Avoid War' Truman Expresses Belief in UN's Fight . Against Aggression WASHINGTON, July 26. (IF, — President Truman today expresse belief that the "resolute" Unite Nations' stand against aggress in Korea may have headed off world war. . Declaring that the U.N.. by Its re action : to the Communist attack 01 South Korea "made clear thai ai aggressor will not be allowed to Iso lato and destroy his victims one bj one," Mr. Truman added: 'There is much to Indicate th ' administration won m round *d to peimit rein roiioacks to i*,fdne 27~T»^ H S»»t In newly declared critical defense areas. A eontoence committee "^pprov-. e<l thnl provision in the edonomic controls bill passed by the Senate r.nd deciued lo junk & House bill provision which would have barred rent rollbacks in those areas. Stabilization Director Erfc Johnston had appealed to the committee last weekend to adopt the Senate plan. The version approved by the conferees authorizes Ihe secretary of defense and mobilisation director to designate critical defense areas. These areas, such as seclioiis near military posts, could then be brought under rent control, Still Needs Ratifying The conference committee is ironing out differences between separate Senate and House control bills. The present law — covering v/age, price, rent and other curbs—• expires at midnight next Tuesday. The rollback provision approved today still is subject to ratification by the Senate and House. :t applies only to new areas being brought under rent control. The Senate and the House bills contain identical provisions authorizing rent increases up lo 20 per cent above the 1947 level. That provision, however, applies lo dwellings now under control. Slill before Ihe conferees Is the question of livestock slaughter quo- las. banned by House and Senate bills. Senator Maybank (D-SC) said he is confident the group will vote to scrap the ban In a move "to block meat black markets.". Bricker to Help Senator Bricker iR-Ohiol told reporters, however, that hp will help lead a fight lo put such a ban into •effccl. He said scuttling or soften ing it "wouldn't help curb black markets at all." Ordinarily conference committees deal only with the differences in bills passed by the two Houses. Bui Maybank announced after his group's first meeting yesterday tha'. the conferees had decided to explore the idea of altering one provision wtiich fs identical in the two controls bills. This provision Oifice of Price Stabilization to 6 Districts Ask Higher School Tax State Aid Loss Ups Need for Local Support School districts in Missis- .;i))|)i County arc asking an increased lax levy of 10 to 17 mills for the 1952-53 school year, it was indicated by budgets announced by the Boards of Directors of seven school districts, Blythevllle District 5. which had a lax levy of 30 mills, has asked for a 40 mill lax next year. "Our burget is not much larjcr but we are getting less money from the state because Ihe last legislature failed to provide revenue for the school funds appropriated," Max Reid, president or the Blytheville district Board of Directors said. The legislature passed lax measures lo provide only about three-fourths of the money the money Ihe schools expccled from the state, Mr. Reid explained. Bondsville Asks No Hike District 55 at Boudsville Is the only one of the seven districts that did nol ask for an increase ill the tax rate, "We feel that our old 20 mil rate is sufficient lo get us through Ihe year," H. T. Bonds, president of Ihe Board of Directors said. "We don't owe any money and our debt service, therefore, is nothing. Also we have land rent coming in. "Too many schools are so far ii debtr it takes all of their money t_ pay the interest and that is whs they can't get along without tlii state aid." Mr. Bonds said. Buidette, Brinkley and Qosnel. are asking a 40 mill rale, an tni crease of 10 rnills^-.Ar.rriwCl is a « tafc 45 mills, i!h increase W'lff l and-f; 'Wilson is asking 45, an increase of 17. Both Armorel and Witson, asking the highest tax rate, are entering building programs CONTINO HEADS FOR .TAlU-DIck Conttno tcentcrt, 21-year-old accordian artist, leaves Federal court at San Francisco, Calif., in custody of Deputy U. s. Marshal Herbert Cole (left) and accompanied by Dr Percy Poliak, psychiatrist, alter Contlno pleaded guilty to draft dodging His bail was revoked and he was remanded to custdoy of the U. S marshal. (AP Wireplmto) Five-Point Program Is Adopted But UN Chiefs Still Cautious By ROBKRT B. TUCKMAN U. N. ADVANCE HEADQUARTERS, Korea, July ?.G. ,_.__.,—Allied and Red delegates agreed today on the exant limits of Korean armistice negotiations. United Nations spokesmen said negotiators approved a five-point program and immediately disposed of the first item. A Communist spokesman heralded this as a "progressive move toward an armistice." But U. N. announcement cautioned: (1) Delegates are far apark on the remaining four points; (2) nobody knows how long It will take for them to agree, and (3) shooting will continue until an armistice '- signed. Gen. Matthew B. Hidgway's headquarters announced the five point agenda (list of subjects to be debated! covers: 1. Adoplion of agenda. (They did tr-ti In the first nint minulei of Thursday'!. teuton.) 2. Deciding where to draw the truw line and establishing > buffer zone between opposing armies. 1. Concrete arrangements to end the shoo(ln« and supervise III* truce. 4. Arrangements for exchange of prisoners. 5. "Recommendations (o the governments of the countries concerned on both sides." (The Communist demand for wllhdrawal of foreign troops from Korea come* under this heading.) Negotiators agreed on the agenda in the shortest session they hav. yet held.,It lasted only 58 minutes. "Preliminary discussions began immediatciy after th« agreement on the agenda." Ridgway's headquarters announced . They will go Into It more deeply In the nth session scheduled for 18 a.m. tomorrow <s p.m. CST todayl. Acheson Sees Need for $25 Billion To Build Defenses of U.S. Allies the resolute resistance of FNtroot "<*•»•«»;• «*«> charges, S2.MO; has given pause to those ««,S; "P'i" outlay - $3 ' 600 ' dobt se ™ 1( ^ ., has given pause to those nggressh forces which cold-bloodly brougi tragedy in Korea." These views were contained in letter to trnnsmittal with which tl president submitted to Congress « report on United States participation In the U.N. during 1950. "Recurd of Decision" Mr. Truman referred to the -150- page report as "a record ol decision aud action In the face of danger" and "for tiic most part a record of solidarity among U.N. members against aggression.' Declaring that "the asgrc.isors and their supporters undoubtedly believed" the U.N. would not rally (o Ihe defense of South Korea, Nfr Hit „ , ,. that one of the The proposed bit'dgets of expenditures for the school districts are: Armnrel District 9: general control, ?MOO; instruction, $35,000; operation ol school buildings, $fi83D; of school plant and equipment. $4640; auxiliary agencies. $6100; fixed charges, 11450; capital outlay, none; debt service $6377. Mississippi County District 55: genera! control, {200; instruction, $9,000; operation of school buildings, $700; maintenance of school plant and equipment, $200; auxiliary agencies, $1800; fixed charges, -"-• outlay, $1000; debt Gosnell District 6: general control. $4.941; instruction, $35.404; operation of school buildings, W.800; maintenance of school plant and equipment, $1.100; auxiliary agencies, S5.COO;. fixed' charges. $2,000; $500; capita] service, none. 52,000. Biinlelte District 35: general control S1950; instruction. $39,635; operation of school buildings, S5500; maintenance of plant, $2200; auxiliary agencies, $10,850; fixed charges, 42600: capital outlay, $2850; debt service. S8075. Briiikley District 52: general control. S250.00: Instruction. $12,080; op- eralicn of school buildings, $1,125; maintenance of school plant and A T and T equipment. $2,000; auxiliary aeen- Amer Tobacco y Decision oh Offers By Iran to "Talk Things Over' LONDON, July 26. W>,_The British cabinet met today to discus the Iranian oil nationalization crisis but delayed a decision on whether to accept an Iranian offer to talk things over with a British government Urging thai Congress, approve a pending $8,500.000.00(1 •foreign'•military and economic bill, Acheson said two more such program* will be necessary to equip Allies in Eur- Parliamentary Oil Nationalization Board, said he believed President Truman's special envoy, \V. Avcrell Harriman. had succeeded in bringing the Iranians anrJ the Brlllsh together. mission. Official sources said the cabinet wants more Information from Sir Francis Shepherd, the British ambassador in Tehran. Officials here have been regarding the Iranian proposal with a wary eye. A Foreign Office spokesman said they were awaiting a report from Sir Shepherd, who apparently has been asked lo sound out the Iranians lo make certain both sides interpret the offer the same way. if they do, Britain is expected to dispatch a mission lo Tehran. Britain wants to make sure the Iranians are sincerely willing to negotiate the crisis over the Anglo- Iranian Oil Company. 'We sent one mission to Tehran and got nowhere," an official said, "we don't want to send another and have the same thing happen. That - ,., t ,.,o would be disastrous." of his seventh cabinet took their Details or the Iranian offer have oatlls of ofticc bctor e President l.ul- not been made public in Tehran I*' Eilli """ '"day• ' Pro-Dc Ga.speri De Gasperi's 7th Cabinet Sworn In Sforza Now Minister Without Portfolio; Pella Is Appointed ROME. July 28. (APi—Premier Alcide de Gaspcri and the ministers but All Shayegan. member of the' !>ro - Dc Gasperl papers today _ I _ nriiilrd ail unofficial list showing the Christian Dr-mocrntic leader as New York Stocks Truman said: "H is Sec US' on Page 5 Sears Roebuck Mail Order Office To Open Friday Formal opening of Sears, Roebuck and Company's new order office at i ijre the I06 Easl Main will be held Friday | d Satu cies. $3,000; fixed charges, $300; capital outlny. $3.000; debt service S2208. Wilson District 2S: general control. S6000; instruction, $93,000; operation jf school buildings, $20,000; maintenance of school plant and equipment $7000; auxiliary agencies. 318,0(10: fixed charges, $4000; debt service, $22.000. Blytheville District. 5 has asked a 40 mill tax rate, an increase of 10 mills. Th» budget. Max Reid, president of the Board of Directors, said, not much larger than the pre- Anaconda Copper Beth steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central .' Int Harvester J. C. Penney Republic Steel Radio . Socony Vacuum Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp vlous year, but the tax increase was! necessitated by the cut in state aid i u s stcc | lund '' ' Southern Pacific ' premier and foreign minister. They listed these other changes: Ailing Count Carlo Sforzo for- 156 7-&lcigji minister since 1347, becomes 62 i minister without portfolio with rc- •11 5-8 j latious between Italy and the Coun!>2 l-4|cil of Kurope at Strasbourg as his 63 3-4J special province. Ill j ' The former treasury ministry is 55 1-2, divided into two departments — 4B 7-8: treasury and budget. Giuseppe Pclla. 70 | treasury muii.sliT in the sixth cab- n 5-B Itjft ,inu.tari;et of bitter party fiic- 32 3-8' (ton for Ills hnrd and fast ami-in- 57 | Nation policy, becomes minister of •10 l-.iithc budget and the treasury post Is 21 1-21 not yel filled. Ezio Vanont. veteran 33 !-e i finance minister, adds the depart 26 5-8' mem to liis duties temporarily. 67 5-31 According 10 reliable reports, the 43 1-81 compromise lias not satisfied Fella's S3 1-21 critics, since he will keep a firm 41 3-8 i hand on Italy's financial policy as . 64 3-a'budRet mini.sler. ope and Asia. The secretary of state .testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Commiltce. He said tile Korean armistice negotiations, regardless of their outcome, will not affect the need to rearm the free world against Communist aggression which "is no less real lhan it t.'as a monlh ago." "Then may be a period of comparative quiet If there is an armistice in Korea." he told Senators. "If .so, we must not let • ourselves be pulled off balance by a shift In tactic. 1 ;. "If the armistice talks should collapse, \ve should be ready tor a major Communist assault on the United Nations forces. The enemy has been building up his forces throughout this period." Acheson was urging approval o! the administration's $4,503.000.000 foreign aid program al the outset of hearings by the Semite Foreign Relations Committee. He termed the proposa! "an essential and vital part ol our country's defense and foreign policies." Declaring that the need lor American military, and economic support of its free world allies "is -is great today as it has ever been,' The announcement emphasized thai agreement on the agenda "is merely the Initial step for the'final goal of a military armistice and resultant cease-fire," The second and third points lisk- ed on the agenda offered the biggest hurdles that negotiators will huve to overcome. The first point, adoption of tha 3endn. is a routine matter similar to approval of minutes of a preceding session. . Setting a buCferxzane raises th« question of Is to be along the present b'atlle''lfnesYin North Korea, as the U.N. wishes, or along the 38th Parallel as the Reds want. I-lnes Far Ap.lrt These two possible demarcation lines are 20 or 30 mile* apart in some plLccs. In settling this single point, negotiators will outline the exact position to be assumed by each army "so as to establish a demilitarized, zone as the basic condition for cessation of hostilities In Korea." 'Hie third point is the most complex and reaches to the heart of communtat sensitiveness to any foreign groups acting as supervising agents In territory they control Officially Point Three was listed as: "Concrete arrangements for the realization of cease-fire and armistice in Korea. Including the composition, authority nnd functions of a supervising organization for carrying out the terms of a cease-fire and armistice." The United Nations wants adequate supervision and actual inspection by some International commission on each side of tha cease-fire zone. Supervision Is "Must- Allied spokesmen have identified this as an absolute must to guarantee against possible preparations for a surprise attack or s buildup ., , -• "•-• "~^". iui a surprise auack or « builduu •,temen?"' y * " '" a Prep » rai1 for ncw •"v«m« g e« if subscqS „" , ; u, - lr " cp lle B° linti o'w break down. Kremlin Strategy (he Same "The preheat armistice negotiations in Korea, irrespective ol their Ilnal outcome, have' not affected, nnd will not affect, that fumla-' mental f.ict. It is essential that we cto not take the easy course and delude ourselves into thinking otherwise. "The strategy ol the Kremlin Is still the same." The Allies have Indicated they want both air and grounci supervision. Communist have always objected to any type of ground supervision. And In Korea there have been specific intimations cf protect against supervision in Ihe air. which was ruled by the U.N. throng;; all the fightius. Point Four of pri^JU- er:s—al^o could offer unexpected f jb- DEspite ailmi.'iislratioji pica.-*, the 5l; '^, lES - ,, jreion ^i.i iii,\-,rr,... i ,._! * he Alhc.s liAve indicated they exchange prisoners or. a loreign aid program may be in for' A rough slc'Jdiiijf In Die Senate. SonieP 3 ' 11 lo Republican Senators already were i lalking of trying lo cul it sharpy. . In the the Foreign Af- .. lairs Comrr.iltce nearly nun for man basis. The Red See CEASK-FIRE on [>agc 5 Front One of Its Pcstivitie urday, it was announced!^ •% • *^ ,m, ies that win mark the for ^o" 16 ™ce Ce////7gs Bu/gc Despite OPS Po//cv ing include the giving away ,,,, cll ,^^^. ,. .. ._ '"'- r f is based on the toial number „, animals available and tliat it is designed lo keep "fly-by-night slaughterers from creating black i" 1111 »"• markets, by Illegally bidding u,i manager prices beyonti the ceiling. "" " mal opening include the giving away of door prizes on the final day of f tll<! . Mrs - B 'll Cherry has been employ- i c ^ 5S manager of the new offices wilh Mrs - Loua Cronk as assistant Soybeans (CHICAGO. July 26. <« - Closing j soy be an quotations: High Low Close En> . 205'j 282'i, 28501 Ncv 265U 263?, 26S'i Jan 258^ 266^4 268'i : 269 Otl Dec Mai 270U | May 372',i i July WASHINGTON. J,,|y j 6 tf] Some important price ceilings were bulging upward today despite the "no-change-In-July policy fixed by Price Stabilizer Michael V. bisalle. For consumers, OPS had announcement of a "slight" Increase In the general price level of all major canned vegetables of the 1951 pack. For induslry. Ihe bad news w« a three-cent Increase In copper re- t lined from Imported ores OPS Open HUhUvw Close I ±* '° "" CCi " ng °" domMt(c ' «83 mo « 7 ™ £M° ThC '" ctl ' rcg '" 3 '" ) " ™ vc "»s lhc 3483 3480 3470 3481) billion-dollar canned vegetable Industry was issued last night. It now affects only canned green peas, but Mrs. Bruma Armstrong has been employed as telephone shopping specialist. Mrs. Helen Halcom also is on the slaff. New York Cotton 3491 3485 3413 3490 and tomatoes will be Included later. The order pcrtnils packers lo base Ihelr prices on 1948 cosls of materials, cans, labor, l.ibels and supplies, plus specified cost Increases since that year. The result will vary f>-om cannery to cannery, but OPS ssh] the average price wil! be boosted somewhat. The Bureau of 1-nbor statislics reported, meanwhile. Hint its cost- was 8B per cent higher than the Imli-x of .lime, 19M, ]nst bclore the outbreak of the Korean conflict. The new price of 27V4 ccnU » pound on copper refined from foreign tires will relieve a squeeze on refiners. Since May 21, when this country slid Cliilc reached an agreement tringinR a three-cent rise In Ihe co-.t of roppcr contained in foreign 010. United Stales refiners have i been require tl lo absorb the .iijiled ost. As a result. Chilean copper re- ...— ,„„. .....,.., „ .,,, k , ,,...,. ,i, n tu.ii.- ns .» IVMUI, ijtiiuMn copper re* ol-livin? index dropped t:-=m May uoiinlly wai jitiin-: up or, tliu dutka It- June. The decline, 0.1 per cent] U formerly was prlccil nl Ihe pre- May 15 lo June IS, w;,s the ftiv.j--" - J •'-- --'"-- • — since February, 1950. cents. domeMic celling ol 24fj> The todex^n June^lS was 185.2 The riorr.pstic price will not be c ^ anB ^ QPg not5C ]^ unc ; cr present : plans. 56250,000,000 in arms aid money and 42.250.00D.OOO in economic u.ssis- i lance for .'rictullv nations In ! ern Europe and el-cwhcre. The! money would be for the HscaJ year i which started July i. ! Talk of lopping off some ol Ihe: KOREAN" J-'HONT. Julv 26 <~P1— billions broke out on the Senate I Peace progress at Kaesong todav Iloor late yesterday alter Republi- i was matched on the fighting front con Leader Wherry ol Nebraska i b v OI1C of the quietest days in the ^-Vernnitnit. Mipnriii - ' *° "-- -' •• -climb to this current (iscal >c;)r.' government spending mightj'^ months of the Korean war. to "a himdiud billion dollars! ' An(l '" Washington. Ihe 1 Wherry sale! pending requests, including the S8.5M.OOO.OOO for foreign aid. lota! about S75,003,000.003. Senator Dirtaen iR-llli said thai when an efforl is made lo cul Detense Department reported Die third smallest one-week's battle casualties of the war. 584. Thai raised total U.S. casuallies to 79.723.) 'i Despite Ihe peace lalks in Kae- front line officers continued down forcicn aid. "the haich-t will : '?" p ' rront line o(f i«« continued be pretty sharp and I'll be rielit at', epl j c>l1 " nd P° iutMi lo 'he unend- hk (Whcrrv.i sirfr" ln « Communist buildup of supplies [and manpower. Always before this has been H sine sign of a coming nltmsl\e. Ui.-,t nliflil. nearly I, aw hk (Whcny.-.! side." N. O. Cotton Oct . Dec . Mar . .. May . I July , Ojipn Hlah . 3480 3436 .. 3412 347B „, ! 345S 3478 3485 WC re moving south . . , were sighted on the move mosl - - - -- ----- Most of today's action involved . 3480 3490 3470 34891 small-scale enemy probing attacks, .3471 3180 3467 34801 mostly in souari and platoon-sirs . 34W 34M 3430 -3447 j but In two cases by full companlsi.

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