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THOUGHT IT WAS ALL A JOKE, AND WAS LEFT IN STITCHES. TWENTY-FIVE OF THEM TAKEN AT THE HOSPITAL. f btf ay h Third Anniversary rf frDay DHfeKBOURG — - (#) — Driving the h&rd'wftv. mid nearlv 90.000 of wnvn at. Trtah Renrl-i and t.hp Wnr- -i (/£) — Driving 'the checkerboard pattern m Marrows In' Normandy on this ttHM finhlversai-y of D-Day, the wiathtaking sight of endless rows w White crosses beneath the apple trees impresses one more than anything else. .When elements of five divisions Winded irt Normandy—two by air and three by sen—on June 6, 1944, they opened one of the greatest, if costliest, military campaigns in Ameri> catt history. ."Wresting.the Cherbourg: Peninsula frtm) the German forces gave the Allies a major seaport and enough fepace to load the coiitinent with a Striking force that was powerful Chough to sweep to Paris within ene month after the break through at St. to. 'But the men who secured the Cherbourg Peninsula had to do It the hard ' way, and nearly 90,000 of them paid with their blood. There are nine U. S. Military Cemeteries in Normandy where 28,462 white crosses mark the sleeping places of American soldier dead. Hedgerow fighting and the hard luck the paratroopers ran into on D-Day are generally accepted as the reason for this overwhelming figure. The Nazi machine gunner, lying in wait behind the hedgerows, and,, the Boche, who turned his ack ack fire into the clouds of white silk that were American paratroopers, took a toll of approximately five to one. There are only about 5.000 Germans buried in Normandy. Maj. Robert Crisson, 26-year-old Regular Army officer from Birmingham, who survived the first wave at Utah Beach and the Normandy campaign, list's three reasons for the heavy toll in Normandy: (1) Hedgerows, .(2) Breaks in the hedgerows and (3) Shells exploding in the trees. In Normandy the farmers use hedges to divide one tiny field from another instead of using fenced. A machine gunner coud lie in wait behind a hedge and kill or wound a half-dozen men before he was discovered. The field outlined a gate into every soldier coming through it just as if he were walking into a shooting gallery. The bursts of artillery shells in the umbrella shaped apple trees, of Normandy tended to spray the shrapnel toward the ground, and hence p. slit trench was no good unless it was covered—and men on the attack don't have that much time. Solons Probe Kansas Election v Young Japanese-American Held on Treason Charge WASHINGTON—W> —Federal Judge Albert L. Reeves said today that «f the U. S. District Attorney had given him a fuller report -on alleged Irregularities in a Kansas City primary election last summer "I probably would have s«ggcsted a further Investigation." Beeves told a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee that he was not given an FBI report detailing affidavits obtained by the Kansas CHy Star as to alleged irregularities. He said U. S- Attorney Sam Wear gave him a synposls of the FBI report Instead. - Senator Ferguson (R-Mich), sub . committee chairman, qucstione '. >tudgo. Reeves after affidavits ob ta'ined by the newspaper allegin fake ballot counts and other po frauds were read to- the Srnat group. The subcommittee is in quiring .into the Justice Depart ment's actions In the case. Enos.Axtell, a candidate endorse by President Truman, was declare the "Winner in the primary ove Representative Roger Slaughte (D-Mb), whose re-nomination Mi Truman opposed. Albert L. Reeves Jr., a Republican and son of th Judge, ultimately on the House sea .Judge Reeves said he consulte the other U. S. Judges in the Kan £as City district before determin ing—on the basis of Wear's report— whether, to call a grand jury. "Their oponlon was the same a mine,"- Reeves said, "that there wa no " basis for bringing any federa charges from the facts we had be fore Us." ."The FBI is currently making renewed investigation of the elec lion's conduct but Ferguson com men ted that is "locking the br/ door after the horse is stolen." •Stockard testified .that he had in spotted the files of a preliminar, FBI investigation of the case, con taining a number of affidavits col lected by the Kansas City Star ii its own probe. He compared th material he found there with summary prepared by Wear for th : information of the Federal Judges. • ; Stockard said the '-synposis pre Dented toy Wear to the Federa Judges dealing with that precinc merely declared there appeared t be "no intentional misconduct" b; the. election judges. . Hotly, denying that the Justic Department tried to "whitewash (irregularities in' the primary las August; Attorney General Clark lold the Senators • yesterday the judges decided "the evidence wa not .sufficient." Senator Kem (R-Mo) declared a trje Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing yesterday the Justice De partment failed to make a full in qulry and "there was an effort ti whitewash the situation." Clark flushed as he replied: "I is' very unbecoming of you, Senator to indicate I'd try to whitewasl anyone,- I've prosecuted many big people including two who were li Congress, and big corporations. Foi you to say it is a whitewash- is untrue. I denounce that." Truman Cause oi InHation-Taii •WASHINGTON— (IP} —Senator Taft (R-Ohio) today declared President Truman has "created all the baste conditions which compel higl; prices." ' Tliis was Taft's reply to Mr. Truman's assertion yesterday that the Republican Senate policy chief is following a "boom and bust" economic theory, ' » In. a formal statement, Taft listec a five point program which he said illustrated "the President's inconsistent ta'k about lowering prices, when every policy of his administration has increased prices and is ptfil doing so." Mr. Truman told a news conference yesterday that Taft had expressed "fallapious and dangerous" economic views. The Chief Executive referred to an interview in which JTftft said that apparently the president had abandoned a cam- paten, to keep prices down in favor p|~ heavy spending abroad that will keep them up." Salesman Killed in Automobile Accident ', W^OO—(/P)—T. E. Ivy, insurance gatesinan of Jewitt, was killed in- etftntly last night In an automobile jHSSident pn highway 84 near Teague. Pig neck was broken. - 1 fwo' other occupants of the 'car, r Freddie Mae Lee of Buffalo, ifljjver, and Howard Owens of ' fere hurt slightly. YAIUEp ?&m mfth wa's fined $10 on oharg- *sfffif:lntoxtcatton this monijng in ~-—"-•"ip Cowry by Judge Ollf* trtals at if wo men charged ,_4CW wei ' e set for June 11 LjJulW 18- The trial of one man ritli Disturbing the peace ^, ,,lal Pi one woman charged vagrancy jjave been set for LOS ANGELES—(/P) — A young Japanese-American, dramatically n;ci fthi trapped by an alert ex-GI prl.so.ncr, was held without bail today on treason charges, accused of being a wartime foreman in a Japanese Prison Camp on Honshu Island. Trailed by the Federal Bureau of Identification for eight months after he was spotted here by the former soldier, Tomoya Kawakita,. 25, u native of Calexico, Calif., was arrested late yesterday. Squat, bespectacled Kawakita was ordered held for the Federal Grand Jury which will consider indictment June 11. U. S. Attorney James M. Carter declared Kawakita will face the testimony of "close to 100" former American servicemen who were sub jccted to "unspeakable indignities jn O(?yama Camp on Honshu. None wll be more eager to testify than William L, Bruce of Duens Park, Calif., the ex-soldier who sa Kawakita in a Los Angeles depart mcnt store last October and said h RED BRAGS ABOUT CONQUEST VOL. 46, NO. 51. (8 Pages) PAMPA, TEXAS, FRIDAY. JUNE G, 10-47. Price 5 Cents AP Leased Wire Senator Lashes Out al Latest Labor Measure WASHINGTON —(/P)— Seuatoi Murray (D-Mont) said today the Taft-Hartlcy Labor Bill "constitutes a declaration" . that the National Association of Manufacturers "is to be the unquestioned spokesman of our economic system." Murray assailed the bill to restrict union activities as the Republican leadership drove for a final Senate vote and dispatch of the legislation to the White House by nightfall. The Montana senator told his col- lengues that the compromise bill, already approved by the House means that "labor is to be put in its place, stripped of many of .its essential rights, and so battered and weakened as to be ineffective at the bargaining table. "Inevitably labor will seek to elude the chains fashioned for it. This means conflict and chaos between labor and • management as long as this effort to gain th^i upper hand continues. Murray the chairmanship of the Senate Labor Committee to Senator Taft (R-Ohio) when the Republicans took control of Congress. Taft also stood pat oh his prediction that the bill will become law even if president Truman vetoes it. That means' the • Ohio Senator is confident the Senate will muster at least a two-thirds majority on passage and maintain the margin on a veto test, if it comes. House Republican leaders have no doubt their chamber can overcome- any presidential dissent. „ Taft, chairman of the Senate Labor Committee, had expected to get a final vote yesterday, but he abandoned hope when foes of the bill insisted on making lengthy speeches against it. Senator Pepper (D-Fla), one of critics, lined up for round two today. He. told a reporter he was "good for an hour or so," Senators Murray (D-Mont) and Barkley (D-Ky) also planned to assail the bill. The Florida Senator said lie and Murray Intended to concentrate their attack on changes made in the Senate bill by the conference committee which adjusted differences between the separate measures passed by the two chambers. Pepper and other opponents of the bill conceded they are fighting a losing battle in the Senate so far as the vote on final passage Is'concerned. They are pinning their hopes on a veto message strong enough to turn the tide. Major provisions of the bjll: Prohibit the closed shop. Permit the union shop only when a majority of workers vote for it. Under the union shop, employers Sec LABOR BILL. Page 8 ~ -t recognized the Nisei as the forema known as "Kaw-Klda" in the prisoi camp. 'Bruce followed him and jotte down the license number of his cat then reported to the FBI. • Richard Hood, FBI chief here said investigation 'disclosed tha Kawakita obtained a passport i 1939 to go to Japan to study a Meiji University. He returned t the United States Aug. 15, 1946, year after the war's end, after ob taining a passport in Yokohama on the representation he was a s'tuden during the war years, the federa] of ficcr said. . In Washington, FBI Chief J •Edgar Hoover said Kawakita, son o a former Galexico grocer, had, a camp foreman, assigned prisoners to "impossible tasks and cruelly and maliciously mistreated the men under his control." "All of us in the camp knew thi: i'ellow. When he wasn't actually forcing up to submit to, indignities he was coaxing some of the Jap soldiers into some devilish plans to harass us. "All of- us agrced^^after hearing him brag about having been born in the United States, that if we ever saw him again we would kill him I don't doubt that every American who left the camp departed with the idea' of something coming across 'Kaw-Kida' and wiping that silly grin off his face." When arrested ho'was not grinning. Plans Are Made for Bigger Kid Pony Show At a meeting of the Kid Pony Committee of the Top o' Texas Rodeo and Horse Show Association Wednesday night plans were made for a bigger and more colorful Kid Pony Show to be presented August Committcemcn announced that the show will be complete with rand entry of flag-bearers and performers, the judging of the riders and their ponies, and the presentation of prizes. The riders and their ponies will je judged in four groups: children 5 to 7; from' 8 to 10; 11 to 13; and from 14 to 16 years old. Judgir/g of each entry will be 50 percent on ;he riding ability of each contestant and 50 percent on the condition of the pony, it was announced. Leo Fry is chairman of the committee. 50th Texas Legislature .Ends Session • AUSTIN—f/P>—The State of Texas ran out of money and the 50th Legislature ran out of time a few minutes after noon todny, .bringing the session to a close. Y Presiding officers uly both the House and Senate announced that the session was over except for the formalities of signing bills and similar matters. \ The last important question finally resolved was that of deficit financing. The session's ,ciul was virtually coincident with an announcement from the comptroller that he could certify no more appropriation!) bills. That meant death for a list of measures appropriating about five million dollars for various purposes, including a Dallas cancer and pcl- legra hospital, Lamer College at Beaumont, a branch of the University of Texas Medical College at San Antonio. Proponents, gave up when they realized they could not muster the necessary four-fifths vote for defi- city financing. It was a session which accomplished these major objectives some over furious opposition. 1. Enactment of a series of strict labor-regulatory laws fitting in with a National pattern of restrictions for union labor; 2. Enactment of the $55 per capi- (ta school bill and another measure setting minimum salaries of $2,000 annually for teachers, but which See LEGISLATURE, Page 8 Enid Flyers Club To Visit Here on Good-Will Tour A squadron of 15 airplanes of the Enid, Okla.;'Fly ors Club will arrive at the Municipal Airport tomorrow afternoon at 5 o'clock as part of a two day good-will tour sponsored by the Enid Chamber of Commerce. The troupe will be headed by William A. Holliday, secretary of the Enid Flyers Club. The Enid- delegation will be met the airport by city, county, and Chamber of Commerce officials, including members of the Pampa Roping Club fully mounted. Members of the Pampa Roping Club have been asked by officials of the club to meet at the Santa Fe Right-of-Way at the corner of S. Cuyler and W. Atchisin at 4 o'clock tomorrow afternoon to par- .icipate in the greeting of the goodwill delegation from Enid. Club officials asked .that each member bring 1 an extra horse and saddle for ^members of the Oklahoma delegation. The officials also emphasized that the extra horse be gentle, since the guests: were "to be from Oklahoma," it was said, "their horsemanship may not be on par wii.h that- of Texas hoi-semen." The ceremonies at the airport will be broadcast over Radio Station. KPDN. Mayor C. A. Huff will of fic- itilly welcome the group. Following the ceremonies the fly- .irs will be furnished horses and will join members of the Pampa Roping Jlub in a downtown parade, which will end at the Schneider Hotel. Arrangements have been made by local Chamber of Commerce officials for the Enid delegation 1,0 be guests of the Pampa Oilers Baseball Club, at the game tomorrow night at Oiler Park between the Pampa Oilers and the Lubbock Rubbers. The group will leave Pampa Sunday morning for Elk City, Okla., the first stop of the second day of Jie good w)ll tour. Cities that will- be visited by the flyers are Alva, Okla.; Buffalo, Okla.; Liberal, Kansas; Guymon, Okla.; Perryton; Elk City, Okla.; Clinton, Okla,; El Reno, Okla.; and Blackwell, Okla. United Stales Studies Outcome oi Granting Independence to India By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER AP Foreign News Analyst One American viewpoint on Britain's India WHiWP ^0 fWJJXWQiwy. < \vUl» you'silly humans, Wben Q|»U»\<|r w teufb, SPfejtfs tbe troupe this plc^e. of BAB yuu bust » ,^ Methodist Conference Delegates Are Named FORT tyQBTH— (/P)— Dr. J. N. B. Score, president of Southwestern University at Georgetown, and Rev. A. S. Gafford, superintendent of the Erownwood district, will represent he Central Texas Methodist Con- erence as ministerial delegates to he quadrennial General Conference f the, Methodist Church in Boston, Jass., next year. >' Lay delegate's include H. M. Chery, Fort Worth; Mra,. B. B. Wede- lery, Waco; and Hubert Johnson, uperintendent of the Methodist [ome in Wa/co. The group was chosen a,t a con- erence gathering at the First Methodist Cmjreh her e yesterday. Cherry, besides being chosen as a lay delegate, also was re-elected conference Jay leader. ^ " Two more ministerial delegates anq 'one lay 'delegate remain to be chosen. IN 'DRAB' COURT—With Chief Deputy Sheriff Clyde Hagan, right, Stuart B. Allen, 16-year-old confessed slayer of church sexton John Frank, leaves jail in $t. Joseph, Mo., for second day of trial on first degree murder charges. Young Allen, foster son of church rector, complained of "drabness" of court where trial is being held. , * * * , * * * Minister Soys Son, Charged With Slaying, Underwent Deterioration of Character ST. JOSEPH, Mo— (/?}— An Episcopal minister told a jury his adopted son, charged with slaying the sexton of his church, underwent a great deterioration of character over a two-year period. Rev. James S. Allen, testifying in defense of his 16-year-old son, Stuart, related in circuit court yesterday that the youth once identified himself as a fictional character, Waldo Lydecker, who appeared as a murderer in the motion picture "Laura." Earlier young Allen's own attorney, Robert A. Brown, Jr., had described the mild-mannered high school student as a "Doctor Jckyll and a Mr. Hyde". The youth is charged with first degree murder in the death of 58- year-old John A. Frank, sexton of the Christ Episcopal Church where Rev. Allen is the rector. Frank's beaten body, mutilated with an electric drill, was found in the church undercroft April 2. Rev. Allen also testified that lie found a theme -in Stuart's handwriting which began: "Every person has a secret desire to become an entirely new personality at different times in his life." The theme, read to the jury, closed with this paragraph: "The renaissance knew of strange manners of poisoning—by a book, a jeweled glove, a fan, an amber chain. I believe I was poisoned by a book." His son, the minister said, "could not seem to get down to earth." "StuarUalways has been a difficult child," he said. "He has always been nervous and extremely emotional." Chief Defense Attorney Brown told the jury of 11 meii and one woman that boy "could have been a musical genius" until a mental deterioration caused him to drift "into a world apart." He said he would seek • to prove the youth was insane at times. Respect for Law Is Apparent Here DALLAS—i/Pi—You can't, be too careful these days. At least one law-conscious Dallas woman doesn't want to take a chance. She telephoned the police station today and asked Desk Sgt. J. J. Jones: "How early can I turn on my radio?" Peron Draws Fire From Home Front BUENOS AIRES— !A'>— President Juan D. Peron was confronted today by new opposition at home, apparently because of policies he adopted to restore friendly relations between Argentina and the United States. An unidentified voice mysteriously broke into a nationwide presidential broadcast last night with the shout: "Death to Peron." and there we're indications that the interrupter was an extreme Argentina nationalist affronted by the resignation Wednesday of Federal Police Chief Juan Filomento Velazco. Velazco's resignation, under circumstances strongly suggesting that he had been dismissed on Peron's order, previously had been interpreted t as a measure designed to cement friendship between Argentina and the United States. Velazco was known as a leader of evtreme Argentine nationalists who had. expressed axis sympathies. Peron was speaiUng at a farewell celebration for his wife, Eva Duarte Peron, who is heading for a tour of Europe, when his speech was cut off and an unidentified voice said: "Very good, general. We here denounce those who proclaim themselves supporters of a false social justice. We call upon Argentines. "Wrokers: We are not the same who on other occasions watched over Argentine diginity. "We return to say what the people want to know and what the cynical Peron does not want to know. Death to Peron! Peron, Peron, new grant of freedom for is that a lot of American chickens are now coming home to rose. For years the United States promo ted British withdrawn from India. At last it is occurring, but under conditions which may force the United States to consider taking aver some of Britain's old responsibilities. The whole situation is receiving concerned but, at the moment, in- ;o:;clusive study in John Higlitov Orchestra Concert In City Park Tonight The second' in a, series of summer .concerts by the summer orchestra, consisting of students of the Junior High School and High School, will be presented tonght in the City Park at 1 'o'clock. The orchestra Is under the direction of Lewis Chamberlain. i • A community sing, under the direction of R. Virgil Mott, music and education director of <,he First Baptist Church, be a will feature of the program. The series of concerts is being sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce^ Washington. Nobody knows what may happen but there is npprenhen- sion behind the State Department's calm facade. As the Americans see it, the potential trouble arises from the relationship of Russia to India—the fact that they arc Asiatic neighbors. The questions being asked by authorities are these: 1. Months hence, when India's links with Britain arc cut to a minimum and Britain's direct responsibility for India slacks off, will the Soviets try by political or other means to take over? 2. If they do try, can the United States afford to let them succeed? 3. Might India become on a huge scale another Greece or Turkey? 4. If so, under what circumstan- HST'sView Not Printed In Hungary BUDAPEST—/? — Matyas Rakosi, Hungary's No. 1 Communist and virtual dictator, has told factory workers fliat liis party took over control of this country "before the United States could nib its eyes." "We were able to solve the crisis before the foreign press, good and bad, was able to intervene," Rakosi said. "Before the United States could nib its eyes everything was perfectly put over. "Such a task could only be car- liod out whon Democracy is united ami is IcJ^by the bravo and iron- listed Communist parly, conscious | of it:; aims. i "This is why Die feat lias been acclaimed by the lovers of Democracy all over the world." Rakosi's description of the events which culminated in the resignation oi Premier Fcrcnc Nagy was delivered Wednesday, buu was not published in the press here. The ex- ci-rpts were found today in an official test from the file's of MTI, the official government news ajjpncy. President Truman's view—that the coup vva.s an outrage—was not published in any Hungarian newspaper. Brief mention was made that the peace treaty for Hungary had been ratified by the U. S. Sen- cite, but there were no comments. In scenes reminiscent of the German occupation,- many persons are huddling every night in Budapest cellars to listen to foreign news broadcasts. In cafes, conversations are carried on in whispers. Members of Parliament pass by an American, corresponcdr.t without a word. A Hungarian who works for an American said ohat in the town of! Gyombo, 10 miles southwest of Budapest, the Political Police had confiscated all radios and had warned citizens not to listen to foreign, broadcasts. The home of a Hungarian civilian employs of the American Graves Registration Service was searched by Political Police. Today's bulletin, of the TJ. S. Information Service, a State Department office, carried President Tru- Peron—death! The interruption was followed by several sharp reports, a brief, loud burst of music, five minutes of silence and then more music. Police rushed to the radio Belgrano building, but left without making any arrests. The Argentine News Agency said authorities were considering the theory that a Clandestine transmitter using the same frequency as the Belgrano transmitter had broken into the Peron broadcast. The incident followed by only a few hours the announcement in Washington of U. S. Ambassador George C. Messersmith. President Truman said Messersmith's mission —to restore friendship between the United States anrl Argentina—had been accomplished. Pampan Eats at 'Best Army Mess in World' SELECTION Calif. ~ SAN _ Warden Clinton Duffy announced San Quentto prison has a library of num^erouf repords and wiU play lequest numbers over the Prison's interpell — J1 - •-—'—Am«i) m m t (Tnnw H Unexpected Low in Poliomyelitis Reported AUSTIN— (ffi — An unexpected low in the number oj Poliomyelitis cases today was announced by the State Department* oi Health. Tfte department reported only five .cas.es for the week ending Mfty ?|, conipgred with 26 for the cor- week last year. During ces might the Truman Doctrine apply? Most responsible officials here believe that at a strategic time the Soviets' may enter the Indian situation just as they are already politically active in all their neighboring countries. In the American view, what India needs is an uninterrupted opportunity to work out her own destiny. This means at the outset rapidly decreasing interference in Indian affairs by Britain; no interference by America and none by Russia. But if the Communists should make bad matters worse in line was known as a leader of extreme with some Moscow controlled policy it would be construed by U. S. officials as interference probably calling for American counter-action. Temperance Women Report on Liquor ASBURY PARK— V) -* An increase of more 100 percent in ay 19 cases gopured ' " to the' US liquor industry between 1941 and 1946 was reported to the World's Women'? Ohristain peiance union convention last _„_„,. by Rep. Joseph R, Bryson (J>§Q). "•—— said the tfquor industry ' ft» P«4M WIESBADEN. Germany—The oc cupation Air Forces Enlisted Men Mess Hall in Wiesbaden, Germany boasts "Through These Doors Pas the Best Fed Soldiers in the World. Here at the Siam Mess Hall airmei like Private First Class Robert L Dickson eat three well prepared well balanced meals a day. Served individually by German waiters Pfo. Dickson sits down to a Sunday chicken dinner that reminds hin of the "good old days" in Texas Stationed in the once famous prewar resort city of Wiesbaden, Germany, now the Headquarters City for the United States Air Forces in Europe, Pfc. Dickson serves witr Headquarters Command, the important organization where the policies of the Army Air Forces in its relationship to the ocupation of Germany are formulated and put into practice. Pfc. Dickson is the son of Mrs, Agnes Dickson, of 401 South Stack St. Pampa, Teras. Prior to entering the Army Air Forces in February 1946, he attended Pampa High School. This Texas Soldier arrived in the European Theater *in December, 1946, to begin his occupation duties. JANITOR IS CHARGED VERNON—{#) — A felony theft charge against Spencer Thomas, gS-year-oid Negro janitor, was ou file heje today in connection with. coins from the man's remarks about the Hungarian situation and the comments of Aladar Szegecli - Maczak, Hungarian Minister to Washington, denounc* ing tli3 ne-.v Hungarian Govern- irieiii,. Hungarians . who called for the bulletin came in hurriedly and de- par-ted in even greater haste. The lobby of the American Legation, usually full of Hungarians, has been almost empty for a week. Meanwhile, Budapest's mayor, Jozsef Kovago, member of the small Holders Party, resigned under Communist pressure. He was replaced temporarily by Peter BechUer, a left-wing Social Democrat. Political observers said that Gyula Szekfu, Minister to Moscow, ; was the newest candidate for Foreign Minister in the new National Government. Szekfu is a member of no party, but is said to have extreme ief.ist leanings. Nine New Letter Bombs Discovered LONDON— (fPh- Scotland Yard reported today that nine new letter bombs for Britons had been found in tfie mails, making a total of 20 discovered since early this week. Reliable sources said that all 20 of the "murder by mail" letters had been posted in Turin, Italy. Dispatches from Jerusalem, meanwhile, said the so-called Stern Gang, Palestine Jewish underground group, had announced that its European branch has been sending the bombs. Scotland Yard said some of the new bombs were addressed to former cabinet members, but refused to name any of them or to say whether Churchill was among them. A Churchill spokesman said the ex-Prime Minister had no knowledge of any bombs having been sent him. Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin and his predecessor, Anthony Eden, were among these to whom, the earlier dynamite-laden envelopes were mailed. None of the bombs has then exploded, except in police tests which have shown them powerful enough to maim or kill a man. Officials said the latest letters were brought across the English Channel by steamer late last night. The new bombs came in slightly larger envelopes than those detected earlier. This confirmed Scotland, Yard's belief that the bomb §end« ers would disguise their deadly mis* sives in new ways in an effort to foy rigid security checks. THE WEATHER U. S. WEATHER BUREAU u:30 a.m. today 68 (J:3U a.m. 7:30 u.iu. .. S:30 a.m. ... !):3o a.m. .. 10:30 u.iu. ,. 11:30 a.m. '.. 12:30 p.m. .. 1:30 p.m. .. Vest. Max. .. Vest. Min. ... PAMPA AND this .VEST TEXAS—Fair a. W d \ttrui this afternoon. ^ udav. EAST TEXAS—Partly day. ant •

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