PACSfeTWO ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Librarians To Attend Session Hattief City Library To Close Thursday tfaynor City Library board at its monthly mooting Monday evening announced the library will ho Closed on Thursday. May fi, so the staff may attend a regional moot- inp for librarians sponsored by tho State Library, at Contralin. Hayner personnel who will attend are Rob- c-rt Hamilton, chief librarian, and MrS. Fred Norton. Miss Marian Vogrloohl. Mrs. Beatrice Ripploy, Mrs 1 . Charlone Rodd. Mrs. Harold (Dorothy) Davids-»n. board secretary, reported today tbo hoard hoard Owen Shy. representing (he Allon Association ol,J[nsuranco Agents, explain tho insurance setup in tho city. Mrs. Davidson said Shy told how local insurance men pool city Insurance policies and divide it. Shy also told how the library is covered hy co-insurance on tho library building. Lucas Pfeiffenborgor, board Vice-president, presided In tho absence of Paul Zioko, president. The board authorized Head Librarian Hamilton to attend a mooting of the American Library Association at Minneapolis, Minn. June 19. The library year, which coin tides with the city's fiscal yenr, will be financed wilh an appropriation of $27,500 voted hy tho City Council for that purpose, and lo be raised by tho library tax. Income of $6,000 from Iho llnyner trust is used for the purchase of books Enirrick Riles Sri 'Wednesday Funeral services for Andrew J. Emerick. 7.1 who died Sunday In Allon Memorial Hospital, will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p. m. In Slaten Funeral Home by the Rev. William R. Klmbrough, pastor of Elm Street Presbyterian Church. Interment will be In ValhnMa Mo'- morial Park. Friends may visit tlie mortuary after 2 p. m. today. Emerick, who was born March 30, 1871, in Adams County had resided In Alton for n number of years and with his wife the late Charlotte Barret Kulp Emerick, had made his home for many years at 333 Dry St. Previous to his retirement he had been employed in department stores in, Alton. Surviving arc three daughters, Mrs. Emmett Liston, Tulsn, Okln.. Mrs. Kathryn Roberts, Alton, and Mrs. Bertha Johnson, Godfrey; five sons. George W., Springfield; Edward C., Wood River; Andrew J., Hobokcn. N. J.; Herman, Alton, and Carl, Godfrey; 20 grandchil- ' dren, and five great grandchildren. Mrs. lone Mikaii Rites Held Monday Funeral rites for Mrs, lone Mikan, who died last Wednesday at Denver, Colo., were conducted Monday at 2 p. m. in Staten Funeral Home by the Rev, W. Mohr of Assembly of God Church, Jor- seyville. Burial was in Upper Alton Cemetery. Mrs. Pearl Fosha was pianist and accompanist for Mrs. Letlia Early and Miss Lucille Anderson, who sang. Pallbearers were Paul B. Nelson, Robert Pease, Jack Mullen, Arthur Lewis, William Nelson, and Charles Chronister. East St. Louis Woman Jailed for Contempt EAST ST. LOUIS, 111. #-Miss Mildred Voelpcl, 2G, was ordered back to jail here Monday for contempt ot court after refusing again to answer questions about alleged Mann Act violations in the area. Miss Ynelpol was brought before U S. Dist. Judge Fred L. Wham where she repeated her intentions to tell a federal grand jury only her age and address. Judge Wham, who sent the brunette to jail last Wednesday for contempt of court, tokl MJ SS Voelpel she would tie n-iurned to jail unless she decided to "open her mind to the grand jury." Miss Voelpel said she diii not want to appear before the jury and a marshal took ber hack to jail. All Kinds of Weather TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 1954 Clonk & Dngger low femp*rtrtur»i end Ahkii of PretipiWioft Cxpetted JO Attempt To Grab Diplomat'* Wife Is Failure WKATIIKIl miRKAU FOKKCA8T—Italn „.„ Lakes, »h« upper Mississippi valley, the Ohio valley and (he "central Scallrrco: thunderstorm* arc expected In the central Plains showers forecast for Ihc northern I'lntcan region, northern Plains.— (AP Wircphoto Map) ihcr I'lalns area, area \vllh Hcaitcrnd K, \vlll he, a 111 lie, cooler in the, Congress Congressional Investigations Of FHA Move on Two Fronts Nixon Denies Trial Balloon Vice President DistuHird By Head ion NKW YORK fl 1 —The New York > iipartment builders' lax re|urns lie Times stiitl today that Vice Prcsi- fore the Scnati'-llimse" Coiumillec dent Nixon makes a point thai he (in Itcdiiclion of Nnn-Kssentinl Fcd WASIIINnTON W - Cmigres- sional invesligalinns (if I lie reported multi-million dollar housing scandal push ahead on two fronts. The Senate Banking Com- millee questluns Albert M. Cole, housing and home finance administrator nhmii the ouster of (•II.V llolliday us fcileral housing cummissinncr. T. C <> I e in a n Andrews, International Revenue Service commissioner, testifies about did not. go to last Friday's meeting of the American Society of Newspaper Editors In Washington to launch a trial balloon" for an interventionis* policy on Indochina. A Washington dispatch to the Times by James Reslon said Nixon is disturbed about sonic of the reaction lo his conlroversial speech on the possibility of H. S. intervention in Iho Indochina war. Roston wrote that points that Nixon makes include these: 1. lie did not clear his notes In advance with anybody and specif.; April ioially told his audience that only two men were authorized lo define official U. S. foreign policy—Pros- idenl Eisenhower and Secretary of States Dulles. 2. Ho talked In the belief that, his remarks would not he attributed to anybody. His mistake, as hoi now sees it. was in allowing Ihoj reporters to talk him into allrihul- 1 ing the speech to a "high administration official." i When reporters urged Nixon after tho meeting lo allow the comments to be attributed to a "hiuh I administration source," he agreed, i Roston reported that Nixon n ' grots that (his has led to Iho "trial cral Expenditures. McCarthy-Anny — The Senate Investigations subcominillre holds n closed session seeking to complete rules for public hearings in its probe of the row between Sen, Joseph U. McCarthy (R-Wls) find top Army officials. Temporary chairman Karl K. Mumll IR-SD) Miys he's "confident" televised hearing will start on schedule Thursday. House — In arljniinimcnl im/il •x. Dulles balloon" charge, and "he feels I "miiisls that this suggests he was trying to take advantage of his invitation to 'put over' a policy Hie administration was not prepared to announce." Nixon's view, the dispatch continued, is that the administration has been trying to make clear since March 29 tlml n Communist (Continued Frnm l'n R r 1,) millce, lold tho Daughters of the American Revolution convention Monday night that "wo have made our decision" (o hold Indochina. He said it is lime for U. S. allies lo "slimd up and be counted or nin Ihe risk of disastrous division ol Ihc free world." Kllilitii|>ur Mrlnisr Chuin He spoke of a belief of Iho .loin. Chiefs of Stuff .ha. if .South- oast Asia is overrun by the Com- 10 American island do- in Ihe Pacific would lie. outflanked. In Ihal event, Bridges said, it would be "unlikely that we could . . . even hold a line from llmvaii to Ihe Aleutians." llo said Russia lias developed large air bases in eastern Siberia and with U. S. Pacific defenses pierced she could bomb industrial victory in Southeast Asia would bcl wnlt>l ' s nf " 1|1 Midwest as w a threat to Ihc security of the ' United States and thus would jus- Ihe West Const. ...... limn nuuui uis- " 1 hut, in strategic terms, is the if.v intervention hy V. S. ground' ' rll> " 1 ' " ll(l present danger' against roops, if necessary, to block an- wl 'ich tho President and the sec. Extended Forecast For Allon Vicinity Illinois —. Temperatures will RVt-rttKC 'I Id « decrees heluw minimi noi Ih, in'iir noimal .sotilh. Nfiriuiil hinh fi'J north, (ill south; run-Mini low •!(! north, •17 south. Cooler' Thursday mid Friday, weak warming Salur- finy and Sunday. Precipitation will .nveniKo ..V) lo one inch wilh Idcnlly .heavier nmtiunl.s In thunderstorms occurring most- I.V Wednesday and Thursday, with more showers likely by .Sunday. ShlpjiriV fnrccusr C.'iHI-inilc rmliu* of Allnnl: Aliov,, f r ,.,. z . <»K in nil (lifectinns. Rotarians Sec Film on Cancer Mrs. Ccorge Slay, American Cancer Souiely locij secretary, showed a film on Cancer rc- seiu-ch Monday nighi at a meeting of Ihe Rotary club. Stratford Holel. j. Millon Cassclla presided ill Ihc meeting. ]>r. Robert R. AuseheU present ed Mrs. Slay. Cliircii.-e M. J) U nn ami Kck- ford ,1. DeKny were introduced as new members. They were in inducted hy Frank D. Kinlay. David L. Siiylor if S|)okc on Uie merits of the Junior Achievement program mi invited Rotary members lo view exhibits made by the Junior Achievers, which will be on display at Ihe West Junior High School Saturday, from 7::i() lo fl::!0 p.m. Kcrmit Harlen from the Be- thallo Rotary Club was a visiting Kolnrian and Puna Eastmtm had his son, Dana Kasiman Jr., as his guest. A birthday table was set up ami decorated in honor of the Rotarians who had birthdays during lljp months of March and April. A large birthday cake, a gift of the management, of the Stratford Holel, graced the table. A letter of invitation from the Wood River Rotary club was read. The Wood River club will be celebrating Its l!5th Anniversary with a dinner at Ihe Lewis and Clark cafeteria Monday evening lit ti:HO p.m. Nc.\l work's Alton Rotary program will he in charge of A. uuup.s, n necessary, to block an- "'"en ino i "resident and the see-!*""" "'" '" "' '"urge <« A. other major Communist conquest. '' p| «r.v of sljiie have lieeii warning i Hi"lolph Croon. The program, illL-hoTi i-riim»<... in —-i«s during these recent, anxious "The Magic Oil Barrel", will no «'*•'"* *-'lMlII||(*\ ItlNI'N .1 , ' I 11 r i i . . . r .11. . . .... ...... I ' •ill buy :'()() railroad i cars to handle steel from its Pa/ de Rio mill. Clilinno.v Now in operation at a cement works at Magheramorne, Northern Ireland, ur-e the new 300- foot kiln and the USO-foot-high pro-stressed concrete chimney thought to be the highest of it's kind in the world. They are part of a VI,000,00 Oexpansion of the Hriiish Portland Cement JMimu- laciuri'rs, Ltd., and have been under construction for H year. output to ti 000 ions a week from 'i.L'fjli ions. us during these recent, anxious days." Bridges declared. Sen. Humphrey (D-MiniO said in an interview thai while he slinros administration views of the gravity of the situation, ho believes. "The two things that arc needed in Indochina are effective loader- ship and a cause lor which to fight. Indochina cannot bo saved by Americans, it can be saved only by Indochinese." People who wear glasses normally hear boiler wilh their glasses on than when Ihoy have (hem off. Change of Plans James Roosevelt Offers Wife Property Settlement, Plans To Sue for Divorce PASADENA, Calif. ,-T Roosevelt, whose marital have become involved in his candidacy for Congress, has offered his wife a properly settlement and plans to sue for divorce. The eldest son of the late President filed notice in Superior Court i jHmo.s|vorce o,, grounds of unspecified, Roosevelt drop his candidacy affairs m,olt>, , „ d , c H t . n K .hat tho I,he Democratic- nomination ' '' M " for tor C "" srpss in tlie - 6lh California D.s- lnctm vie, of h,s marilal separate maintenance suit to ask for a divorce instead. The document quoted a letier between attorneys for the Roosevelts Indicating that his wife Romoile also will ask for a divorce on grounds ol cruelty, the same as in her husband's projected suit. Th§ tetter from Roosevelt's at There « il8 nn eomment from! His wife, whom he married in .Mrs. Hoascveh. Presumably the ; 1»U aftpr she lm( , ,„,.„ „ ' ' apt-rs 1 ed Jll sn,ek,recou,1clos. 1 dur,ng | lis stay in H ho Monday that he will petition onj * i \ U)JKla >' liaVfl ""t .vet been | charged in her suit for separate April 30 for leave to amend his i ' on , llCT ' ; maintenance that ho had con Roosevelt's selllemonl offer in fcssed in a 1945 letter infulolil es essence is lo make half of his hold- : with nine women. R ooso o , lo K I,"'T? aVa ! iable '° Ml> '> wl a "- V SU( ' h "'Cities a,3 sa d Roosevelt and then- throe children, ho had admitted them in a I e. I or SpSidTeT^ T"^T^ *"'" 'i'° ""'' °"' y to s|w " hi * f «'""''£ Vt mi ° ™ ^ '" a J 91 ° lett ^ lhl '" P'^'^nt. the worry h PV d „ i * rf ™s™enl if threatened divorce suit. .-. lhp - v dld ""t m-oncile. but i n the Rooseveli's nolico lo amen current l.ugation Koowvelt has sun i»,u a divor ce a ' i claimed, ha. letter was not a bind- took the course "in to Mrs. Roosevelt's coun- it was understood that sel Mr j, Roo*evelt would »eek the dl of her . his ing contract. Democratic National Chai, „.«„., Stephen Mitchell suggested that v in-ecoJicilaWe differences ; wl)ich have arisen between the ' ant and the plaintiff." " The Magic Oil Barrel", will bo of .special interest lo children. All Rotarians have boon urged lo bring (heir sons or grandsons over 12 years of ago. r'sl);iu»liloi \VtMls Law Student HOLLYWOOD .V - Former ac- Ires.s Nornm Shearer has announced the elopmcnl and marriage in Reno. .Nov.. last Thursday of her daughter Katherine Thalberg to Jack Reddish, Unj. versity of I'tah law student. Mi.s.s Shearer, now Iho wife of Martin Arrougo, former ski in- .siruclor, is the widow of living Tlmlbcrg, movie producer. Her daughter. 18, has been a student ai Stanford University. Police Plan (Continued From I'IIRC I.) thus far been issued at his of- tiro. This, in round figures, is lOU less than at the corresponding dale a year ago. Last year, said Treasurer Osbome, a total of about 8,f>:iO city windshield slickers were issued, and in addition the city licenses '.'U separately-classed motorve- liu-les. such at> motorcycles and scooters. Since mid-month, said Osborno. demand for auto licenses has waned, but it showed a distinct uptrend last Saturday and yesterday, W i t h police cooperation, he suggested, a considerable portion of Ihe vehicle licenses likely can be issued before his office begins the annual collection of property taxes in May! t By RORMtT DARWIN. Australia ,V—Blrmde Mrs. Vladimir Petrov joined her x-diplomat husband as a refugee from Soviet communism today after Australian police jerked .loaded pistols away from two Russian escorts ushering her in tears back to Moscow. The T!,Vyeai-old woman's last- minute switch lo tho fire world followed a fantastic luj; of war in which Australian police wrestled wildly lo di.varm I wo of her Rus Sian guards as her Kiirope-lioiind plane slopped here on tho first log of iis flitfil from Sydney. The gun (tiling Russians had tried to muscle local officials out of talking lo Mrs IVtrov. Kighl hours earlier sorno 1.r>00 nnti-CnmrnunisIs nl Sydney fought with police in a vain effort lo prevent hrr from being dragged aboard the BOAC Cnnslellalion by Ihe Soviet Knihasxy second sec- rotary and Iho two armed Rn^ Man diplomatic couriers convoking her hum". lli'iinl I'lciis While Russians in Ihr croud said they heard ber screairimu: "I do noi want to go. Save me." Mr.s. I'cirov was said by Australian authorities to have been heading hack lo Russia in Iho he- lief her husband had boon kidnaper! and killed. She hod lold reporters at an embassy news conference lasl week she I bought he had been kidnaped. She made her final decision lo .stay after H prearranged telephone call from Darwin for her first talk wilh her 'l.Vyear-old husband since fled early (his month wilh he Macks of Red espionage data from his posl as third secretary mid MVC (secret police) chief at the Soviet Embassy in Canberra. The riotous episodes surrounding Mrs. Polrov's flight promised serious diplomatic repercussions between Australia and Iho Kremlin. Soviet Ambassador Nicolni Oner- alov immediately lodged a formal protest at the Australian Foreign Ministry, charging "armed assault flejeusion of Soviet officials, lo wit: Mrs. Petrov." Calls Cabinet Mcclint; Australia's Prime Minister Robert C. Mcnzies called an urgent Cabinet meeting lo discuss the. possibility the Russians might retaliate against the small Australian Embassy staff in Moscow. It was revealed at Canberra that Mrs. Petrov was a cipher clerk in tho Soviet Kmhassy, handling Iho secret coded messages to and from Iho Kremlin. If she decides lo follow her husband in revealing what she knows about the inner workings of that embassy, she may be ns important us he in helping to track down Soviet espionage in Australia. A royal commission wilh Increased legal powers already has been authorized to sift tho mass of documents Petrov turned over. Menzics said that data revealed a large Soviet spy network in this country. Other sources said at least 30 Australians were implicated. Tho Russians at Darwin claimed Iho action against the couriers violated their diplomatic immunity. But legal exports pointed out Australian air (ravel laws forbid passengers lo carry firearms aboard plane. They said although a country cannot take punitive ac- tion ny;)in>t diplomats of another TiunttA. it can lake measures to p'rvrnt law violations. f oiirifri I/rmp , Once disarmed the couriers uere left alonr-. They and the embassy second jecretary F. V Kis- htsin. went on In Kmope with the HOAC nirlirjer. The government announced it was throwing the same cloak of secrecy over Mrs. Petrov as it had fiver her husband, and there would be no interviews with newsmen. H was thought likely she would be flown back lo rejoin her husband in Canberra sometime tonight. Following suspicions that Mrs. 1'eirov might not be a willing re- Mirnoe to her homeland, Monzies sol into motion the machinery to make sure she would ha»o a chance lo say whether she wanted to no on or slay. lluMlcil lo Honnl f'lnnr As she was hustled aboard the plane at Sydney, Mon/ies ordered Reginald l.cydin, northern territory government secretary »\ Darwin. In be ready for her arrival ,iiid to ask her whether'she wanted to go on fir slay. When the pJnno inulifd down bore, security agents and a flo/.on police swarmed aboard. As Ley- din approached to talk to Mrs. Polmv, Ihe two couriers—already having used strong-arm methods during Iho trip to keep other passengers and crew from talking lo her—muscled in. Police grappled wilh Ihe couriers, V. Karplnsk.v and K. Xliar- kov. One of Iho Russians thrust bis hand in his pocket. A nearby policeman grubbed his wrist and discovered the loaded pi.slol in the pocket. Tho other courier carried a similar weapon in « .shoulder noisier. Police said Zharkov struggled fiercely with police before he was disarmed. One polico sergeant came out of the tussle with blood on his shirt. Reported Sciirc-d Tho air hostess aboard Ihe plane, .Joyce Bull, (old reporters after talking to Mrs. Petrov: "She obviously wants to slay in Australia but soeniotl too scared to do anything." While Mr.s. Polrov, weeping fre- qucntly. was holding highly emotional talks for 45 minutes wilh Leydin at the Darwin airport, Kislitsin protested bitterly. The police neither restrained the diplomat nor searched him. He protested strongly against permitting Mr.s. Petrov to talk privately with her husband on (he telephone from his secret hiding place. Leydin conceded, and .she hold Iho conversation in a crowded customs office, with Kislitsiu. Australian police. Reporters said others crowded around. Afterwards, she informed Leydin she wished to stay in Australia. JACompanies PaylticomeTax Tun Allon (iifonps file 'Corporation (Reports' Two Junior Achievement companies have paid (5149.74 in in- 'ome tax. As par.) of the Jim- s,*k TO Pim* j Thomas Seeks Blame m Den In I • tt Of Mrt.Moretli Seat in HollSC I n • JcrjPV 1 f 1 HI 8 r V Tmlav Br CRARf,KS CAV.4LIJO NEWARK. N. J. .^-Former ior Achievemenl P company files an i port based on figu corporation taxes. Products Co. spon rogram, each icome tax re- •es similar to The Super X ored by Olin Industries paid $7S.05 in income lax and the Tas sponsorerl by RuM?)-Milier Milling Co. paid $71.6S Those cnmpanle! tvill be on display and in ftctijn at the Jun ior Achievement exposition Saturday night from y Sweet Co. CHICAGO /P-Tho Conk County coroner is seeking to determine 'whether Thomas Morotti. brother. i of a convictr-d murderer, was : rpspor.siblo for tho death of his wife. ; _ J Mrs. Josephine Morotti. ?,1. died Hop. J. Parnell Thomas, jailed I Monday at Mt. Sinai Hospital. I during his last House term, today ! Hospital authorities said sho had tries to win Republican nomina- I been there since October after tion to his old seat in Congress suffering a boating. A coroner's an a pro-McCarthy platform. ' physician said tho woman died of , Thomas' bid for a politk-al eome- j bronchial pneumonia. An inquest hack in tho wake of a prison term | will be hold Wednesday to fix the for pocketing congressional payroll i cause officially. , kickbacks in 1949 features an other- I She had a separate maintenance | wise tame Now Jersey primary jstitt ponding when sho entered the ; election, j hospital. Her mother. Mrs. Em-' ma La Porto, told Judge Julius Minor of Circuit Court that Moretti. 40, had beaten his wife. 7:30 to 3:30 at West Junior Hi(h School. The public is Invited. There are 19 Jilnior Achievement companies [in the Alton- Wood River area. Junior Achievement, a national non-profit organization, is a program for boys ami girls between 15 and 21. Student! from the Alton. Marqueltc. lloxana. Wood River and Bethaltii High Schools are participating in the program. Pharmaceutical Forum Tonight The purl »iiort|>rn pharmacy plays in keeping a[ community in its feet and healthy will be rlis- cnssed tonight a| West Junior High School Libbiry at 8 at the pharmaceutical forum. Dr. Richard L. 'Worcester will act as moderator) Russell D;ile, co-mvner of lhf| Prescript ion Shop, will discus^ "Prescription Pharmacy." Willjam J. Droslo, chief pharmacist' nl Alton Memorial Hospital, [will speak on The judge had ordered Moretti to mortgage his home to pay some $2,700 in medical bills for his wife and support their three children. The 59-year-old politician-publisher is running against incumbent Rep. William B. Widnall (R-NJ) in the rural 7th District. Widnall has the support of party organizations. The Thomas-Widnall race and statewide referenda on bingo and raffles have generated the lion's "Hospital Pharn Dick discus acy." William "The Manu- aceuticals." Moretti has been serving a one- i share of pre-primary fireworks. year sentence in Cook County Jail • Polls were opened at 6 a.m., ; since Dec. 8 for obstructing justice i CST. They will close at 7 p.m. in connection with the trial of his. Only two other incumbents bei brother, Michael. 'sides Widnall—Representatives Al- Michael is serving a life lorm;' l ' p d ". Sieminski. Democrat, and in Stateville Penitentiary for mur-: Frank C. Osmers Jr.. Republican drr. He formerly was a policeman :~' arp primary opposition, and that with the state's attorney's detail.!' 1 " 0111 figures new to the national Michael was convicted of slay-' srf>nr '- In all, there arc eight party ing a youth in a parked car on 'contests /or the state's II House the West Side. ! posts. Pasquale and Lawrence, two! Maj '" r part - v nominees for the other brothers, were charged with i a|p arc unopposed. Thomas with obstructing justice! ThomnR . who said he "never and were fined $1,000 and $'.',000 ", m ' P " mpt . Spn> -loseph R. Mr- respectively. ;(arthy (R-Wisl. has campaigned The suit' filed by Mrs. Morotli' nn a plprlKP of " 1 -°°° P™' cent" said her husband threatened her ; sllppor( of lh . p Wisconsin Repuhli- lilc on several occasions It said can an(l his c °nimunist-hunling he beat her Nov. 20, 1!i:,l; Jan. nlp(hofls IS. 10.72. and Sept. 1fl. lrr.il 1 . ; The suit added thai the Sept. ' Fj rst A j,] [,,,....... 10 beating resulted in her heing' M ' 1 ^ 1 " I"S"WIOI taken, partly paralyzed to a hos- Course Starts AVodllPSflav pital. Because of her condition she A Red Cross first aid Instructors' course will be concluded at. facluring of Pharn K. Stewart Wil "Laws fiovernin; Pharmacy." Tving on this did not sign the legal papers but identified herself by a cross mark. Pharmacist panel are all mjembers of the Alt-Wood Pharmaceutical Club Moretti filed answers.contending "I 0 Rec ' Cl ' oss builmng starting so.mo of his wife's medical bills Wwln e.sday. it was announced wore incurred too long ago for him I (o /* n y **y John W. Rower, first is will discuss! to he hold accountable. j aid chairman. Bower and Millie related in his answer lhali his wife was lakon ill at a wedding i ai. 1332, the day afler sho lard'C. Wilkcy will be the instructors. The course is open to anyone of Allon. Illinois Association, and izafirms in (he field. This forum is 1 the sponsorship Health and Saf Dr. E. K. DuVivi 'harmaceutical national organ- rjharmaccutical eing held under of the GAAC ty Committee. er is chairman. ! Milrhum, Si i ileadlihers- i HOLLYWOOD trc.s.s Simonc Si i wood's Robert I pose together at : ItUNHiun Parliament Convene* MOSCOW IP - With Premier Ocorgi Malcnkov, foreign minister V. M. Molotov, and oflior leaders on tho dais, the newly elected Supreme Soviet (parliament) of the U. S. S. R. convened in the Grand Palace of the Kremlin today. The sessions are expected to last tho remainder of (his week. The main business will be adoption of the national budget. who holds a current: standard none Silva •Separately — British ac- va and Holly- I accused him of boating her. Sho a hospital in a i anrl .'' ldva »' ;od R"d Cross first-aid "comatose state" because of a, cai , or "' h ° llas an instructor's to , ruptured brain artery, the reply stated. Ambergris, once a treasure when found by whalers no longer has much value because synthetics have replaced in the perfume industry. itchuin, whose A substance which can be rolled on black tires like wallpaper to make I hem permanently while walled is being offered commercially. curd and wishes to take the course as a refresher. Bower announced that the five-session course would be conducted at the Red Cross office, 810 Main St., beginning at 7 p.m. The dates of the classes are April 21, 22, 28. 29, and May 5. The first distilling processes for crude oil averaged about 12 per cent: of gasoline from crudfi compared to 45 per cent with modern cracking processes. le Cannes Film Festival made headlines almost everywhere, arrived here Monday —separately, and didn't do any posing. j Mitehum refusbd requests of cameramen that he stand beside the English bit player. "Nothing doing," he snapped. Mrs. Mitehum was with him. She objected, and st her husband's pos •enuously, when with Miss Silva appeared in so ne newspapers abroad. It showed i from the waist in. Miss Silva has wood In do a nounced that "f come to Holly- movie. She 'an- think I can replace Marilyn Moiroe." Second of Series French Can't Be Sure Who Is Friend Who Is Foe in Indochinese W Editor's note—Depending upon (lie turn of events at Geneva next week. Indochina may be barely outside the grasp of international communism. That was reported hy William L. Ryan Monday in Ihe first of a series of articles. Today Ryan discusses the strength of the Vietminh military forces which spearhead the Communist campaign. Ryan toured Indochina this month, then returned to Singapore to write his findings free of censorship. By WILLIAM L. It.van A I* l'°tir(>l|>n News Analyst SINGAPORE .?-A cluster of Tonkineso peasants watched stolidly as our ji-op drove hy. Their faces wore inscrutable under their big, round, pointed "straw hats. "These people," said a French officer, gesturing, "Maybe they are Vietminh. Maybe they arc not. One never know. 'Who are the Vietminh? Whore j»re they? Who knows? They are everywhere." That Is «%, in the Tonkin Delta area of north Indochina, everything that might possibly bo damaged by sabotage is heavily guarded by barbed wire and watched by armed guards. It is the barbed wire that reminds you in Hanoi that there is a war going on. City Seems I'euccful The city seems peaceful enough. Hut the peaceful look is deceptive. The French admit that inside Hanoi, capital of Tonkin, there are at least two armed battalions and perhaps more of Vietminh in hiding, ready to rise when and if the signal is given. The French nominally control all the Delta area, an expanse of .swampy ricofields and dense forests surrounding 5,400 villages and harboring seven million persons. But Gen. Rene Cogny, French commander in north Indochina, an outstanding and colorful officer, wys the Vietminh in this area has ' .".0 battalions of regular troops, 15 ("regional" battalions, 100 "dis- |tricl" companies and about 30,000 I guerrillas. i In Hanoi and the villages, these troops would rise from tho straw\ thatched huts, out of the fields, oven out of the city's sewers if the .signal wore given to attack. For the time being they are lying j low. Hiiniss Fronoh The troops constantly harass the French and Vietnamese in tho Delta. Striking under cover of darkness, the Vietminh regularly each night cut the road between ; Hanoi and Haiphong, the port from which comes the U. S. supplies so vital to tho defenders of Viet Num. Just as regularly in the daylight, French engineers restore Ihe road. Tho Vietminh persistently carry out sabotage, stab attacks and terror forays. Frequently the rumble of artil- j lery and the chatter of machine- guns can be heard by night in i Hanoi. That means another of the | endless stab attacks is underway. \ If the gallant defenders in the fortress complex at Dien Bien Phu. ISO miles northwest of Hanoi, .should be defeated it might mean a signal for a rising throughout the Delia. If tho Vietminh should suffer such severe losses at Dien Bien Phu as to make it no longer worth the effort—in effect a military defeat—i-ebel forces in the Delta also might rise, not only for the military'objective involved but for purposes of revenge. Thus, in any case, it is not a comfortable siiuation for the French and Viet- j Jiamese. VU'lmtnh Scattered The Vietminh has forces scattered ail though Viet Nam, though almost none in the neighboring associated states of Laos and Cambodia. Ho Chi Minn's barefoot hordes infiltrate French-held territory at will. They float in and out in the Miss Silva nude Area guise of peasants, arms concealed under brawn tunics. Hero is how ll)'s forces are organized: Total mobilization has been enforced in the anas controlled by the Vietminh. Tie army is organized in a sort cf ladder. At the top are the regulars, the main striking arm. TI ese are the best trained and best equipped. There are seven divisicns of regulars in all. or about 110,000 men. Local defense is relegated to the jnext rung of the ladder, the provincial or regional troops used both in Communist-held and non- Communist areas. These also are regulars, but they are not so well trained and equipped. They are stationed in thei • respective areas as a corps of defense. They provide help in offensive actions when the regulars reach their areas and are invaluable bacause they know their country well. IrregultrH Help Next down the ladder, district companies consst largely of irregulars. They have charge of the corps of boys, women and old men impressed into labor battalions. This group is k pt at full strength by constant roc villages. It also regional troops A never-endit seription, trail keeps the Vietm ing depleted b> flicted in battle Some French Vietminh has i mum number it ! way. Indeed, D es have hurt H ing him to thro : in a desperate ; petent America ws—and some men, too—are the Vietminh wi up losses in t uitment from the forms a pool for ! process of eon- ng and shifting nh ranks from be- heavy losses in- luthorilies say the ;ached the maxi- can recruit in this en Bien Phu loss- i's forces, requir- in green troops gamble. But corn- military observ- franker French- iclined to believe continue making usual pattern, though the process might be somewhat slowed. GATELY'S URGE YOU TO .. WAIT ... and Get Ready for THE GREATEST BARGAIN-BEE IN ALTON Right Now We're Slashing Prices Right and Left/ Hundreds of Spring Garments Are Being REDUCED TO LESS THAN WHOLESALE! Watch this SPACE TOMORROW!
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