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i . u . i ' tamdkim New Good Evening Weather to ft Fair m4 ml with fra4 tonight. Wedandaj. fair, era tin aed coL crrcs win Imri VOL. XXI. NO. 193 ino bt t'miiu 1 SHAMOKIN, PA. TUESDAY, MAY 4, 195416 PAGES CXRCCLATIOX ACDfTID BT ABC PRICE: FIVE CENTS Ml JV Dispatch Effl EMM n mm HEA Dulles to Push His Asia Flan Secretary Will Pursue Effort Despite Rebuffs WASHINGTON (U.P Secretary of State John Foster Dulles is deter mined to push for his "united action" plan to save southeast Asia from Communism despite recent diplomatic rebuffs, United States officials said today. t They made the statement as Dulles headed home from the Geneva Far Eastern conference. He was due here tonight. Just a week after the parley opened. Officials said Dulles has pressing problems which should be handled at home. Furthermore, they said, he did not want to remain at Geneva where he appeared to lend stature to a meeting with Red China, whose world position this country does not want to enhance. Russia had a different reason. Radio Moscow declared last night that Dulles left Geneva in "defeat" because "his dictatorial policy" resulted in United States isolation at the conference. Officials said Dulles has these three big jobs ahead of him: 1. Set the record straight on Just how far the United States is willing to go to keep southeast Asia from falling under Communist domination. 2. Try to keep the ball rolling for some sort of an Allied defense pact for the southeast Asia region. 3. Cement relations with Congress on the administration's entire policy toward Asia. Dulles hoped when he first called for "united action" in southeast Asia that he could get America's principal allies to join the plan before the Geneva conference opened. He realized that he could not get a formal pact but nevertheless wanted to show the world the Allies were determined not to let the vital area go Communist. The British and French refused, however, said only that they were willing to explore the matter. They are now waiting to see what the Geneva conference produces. Some American officials think de velopment at Geneva may actually spur the Dulles plan. They feel that while the French are In a desperate situation in Indo-China they are not ready to submit to unreasonable Red demands for negotiating peace Since the Communists appear to be in an unreasonable mood, these officials think the resistance of the French and other allies may stiffen. The result could be added impetus lor tne Dunes plan. Dulles realizes that any hope for his "united action" proposal still ' rests on congressional endorsement. Therefore, one of his first moves will be to report to Congress on Geneva and the Indo-China situation in general. Meanwhile, Senator Raich E Flanders. R., Vt.. said today after a conference with President Eisen hower that Mr. Eisenhower will op- iLonunuea on P f. col. 7) Ambulance Drive to Be Continued in Edaewood Solicitors in the 19S4 membership drive of ShamoHn-Cosl Township Amoiance Association will continue their drive In the Edgewood District of Coal Township this evening. ac cord tne to announcement today by Demonic (Bud) Skopaz, association president. Mr. Skopaz isld driver workers were hampered by rain last night when they started their efforts at Pirn and Walnut Streets. The solid tort will assemble tontsht at First and Arch Streets and Will work west on Arch Street. The group will work from ft 30 until 9 03. Moreell Finds Steel Mills Open to Attack WASHINGTON UJ Admiral knock out three-fourths of America's Many :hrr titsl United State e'ltoe, rlertrtcal product are ! llarly vulnerable to sneeg attack by " adversary. Moreen says. The retired admiral, chairman of the Jar. A Lsughlin Steel Corporation, made hi estimate of ovie. H bnb;n capability in a study for the American Iron and ft'erl Institute. H4 report is presented currently tn a copyrighted article in U. 8. News At World Report, an independent wrrklr new mscsxine published In Washington. Moreell concludes in his report thst American continental and civil defenses must be Unproved and that there must be "progressive dtfper Sim of vital industrial facilities. In-Undine oprrstinr personnel." Mfreell tnekeS these assumption! 1. Both the thitrd statca snd Russia cn make and outer hydro-sen bom, equal in ctpVyite power lo 21 million Ions of TNT. J. Or -srh M'trmb could knock Oi t, ith blast snd hU an industrial ares ir$ mV in diameter. storeA Md ft! IS ret cent of the cHihry total trke Capacity. It rf rent cf itrrt tepstifr, arid TJ5J Cno.l M ftrt It. C. Massey Voices Good Neighbor Policy in Address to Congress Visiting Dignitary Says America Can Depend on Canadians as Loyal Friends WASHINGTON U.B Canadian Governor General Vincent Massey told a joint session of Congress today that America can depend on Canadians as "faithful friends and comrades" even though the two coun tries might differ at t'mes on the exact means to achieve peace In the first congressional appear ance of a North Ameri:an-born representative of the British crown, Massey prayed that the long continental tradition of "neighborly good sense" will be reflected elsewhere in the troubled world. Massey is in Washington on his first state visit outside Canada since he was appointed governor general in 1952. Canada, he said, believes with the United States that "the problems of our time cannot be solved by mili tary strength alone. "The line can be held only by the deployment of force, but the objective peace can be won only by the quality of infinite patience," he declared. "In our collaboration, we may not always agree on every detail of the plans we must discuss together, but there is no difference between us on the fundamental aims which we pursue; we may differ now and then on the 'hows but never on the whys.' You may depend on us as faithful friends and comrades." The friendship of the two coun tries, the governor general said, is based on self respect and respect for others. Each country has preserved its traditions and respected the ways of the other and "thus we are better neighbors," he said. Following his speech Mr. Massey arranged to lunch with Acting Sec retary of State Robert Murphy and to visit tne National Art Gallery. Accompanied by Canadian Defense Minister Brooke Claxton and Mrs. Claxton, the governor general flew nere irom Ottawa yesterday. He was guest of honor at a state dinner at the White House last night and he and tne ciaxtons were the overnight guests oi president and Mrs. Eisen hower. Former Red Happy To Be Free in U. S. SAN FRANCISCO (U.R) No Kum Sok, former North Korean pilot who sold a Russian-built Mig fighter to the United States for $100,000, said today he plans to use the money for south Korean rehabilitation. The 22-year-old former Commu nist arrived at San Francisco Air port last night and was greeted by a barrage of flash bulbs and newsmen's questions, which he de scribed as "almost worse than U. S. SabreJeM that I used to face." '1 long for years to be in free country." he said. "I feel very free, Know i can sing Russian songs, south Korean songs, any tons please because I'm free." No said he would spend part of his reward to study political science at the University of Delaware, part to support rus mother who escaped to south Korea In 1950. and the re malnder to help rebuild South Ko rea. State Police Confiscate 1 1 Gambling Machines Three officers of the local state police detail last night confiscated 11 slot machines In the Bunker Hill area. An anonymous telephone call informed police of the location of the devices, which were of the five. 10, 23 and 90 cent variety. Officers War ren Thoma. Richard Wheeler and Robert Oicking reported to the er H.ll tret and "found" the ma chines. Ben XloreeU believes Russia eould steel capacity with Jim 10 H-bcrno. Indus' rics rubber, copper, aluminum, Local YVCA Fund Drive Extended Drive for funds by the Young women's Christian . s-oeistmn is betnc continued this week, officers of the croup announced today. The financial campaitn was open ed last week, but becsuse of various other set i tit ies in the community, the coordinated effort to collect funds was not up to psr of previous years. Mr. Charles D. Sterner, chairman of the drive, today utted volunteer wotker 10 complete the canvass of disifjrfs assitned to them. Wotker have been asked to report their re turns i the chairman ss toon as possible. In case where persona hate not wen contacted lor a donation, these inditid'isis may met a contribution tre caliire the Y.wCA. office and k.rg m hate a oik rail at the:- j Uca t the J Reds Drive Closer To Nerve Center Of Dien Bien Phu Assaults by Rebels Are Called Massive HANOI. Indo-China (U.R) Shout ing R-d rebels drove to positions less than 500 yards from Brigadier General Christian De Castries' underground headquarters today and a second Communist force overran another strong point on Dien Bien Phu's western flank. The massive new rebel assaults brought the Communists closer than ever to the nerve center operated by De Castries, hero and commander of the beleaguered French Union bastion in northwest Viet Nam. French authorities did not pin point the Reds' latest success, but they indicated that the Communists took the western outpost nicknamed "Huguette," the fourth to fall since Saturday. The fanatical Indo-Chinese Com munists hit Dien Bien Phu's west ern flank after early morning rebel attacks on two eastern strongpoints failed. A news blackout covered the Red advance on De Castries' nerve center, but officials said the Commu nists were closer than the 500-yard point reached last Sunday in suicide assaults. An announcement that the Red Indo-Chinese delegation to the Ge- neya conference had passed through Moscow apparently - triggered the assault. The Reds swarmed out of the trenches with automatic rifles, bay onets and knives and struck at the eastern outposts of "Dominique" and "Elaine," but French machine gun ners cut down the first waves. Another force then attacked the western flank in a bone-chilling rain that prevented French planes from coming to the aid of Dien Bien Phu's defenders. French authorities described the (Continued on Pale 2. Col 6) Parts of Greece Rocked By Further Earthquakes ATHENS. Greece (U.R New earth quakes shook parts of Greece today. Authorities said there were no re ports of frexh damage. More than 300 persons were kill ed snd 25.000 left homeless In a series of violent weekend earth shocks in Central Greece. Today's weaker temblors raised a pall of dust over Trlcolla In central Peloponnesus snd the town was shaken severely. The town of Patras also was jolted. Brave French Nurse Is Angel of Dien Bien Phu HANOI. Indo-China U.R An angel today watched over tne wounaca soldiers of Dien Bien Phu. This aneel does not wear wins or a halo, but borrowed army fatigues, s steel helmet and the Legion of Honor. She is a French army nure. the only woman amont 12.000 pauie-iousnrnea oi dlers fighting to the death in the surrounded fortres. She is Lleutensnt Genevieve de Oslsrd. She Is slim, dark-haired and has a gentle jmiie. Unlike most wemen all over the world Oenevieve doen't mind telling her age. She is 79. Brtasdler Ornersl Christian de Castries, hero of Dien Bien Phu and commander of the garrison, drew up his wesry men at a ceremony outside his muddy dug-out command post yesterday. While Communist runs fired, de Cannes brought nurse Oenevieve before the men and pinned on her tresst one of France's hiehest awards, the Lesion of Honor. Then he kissed her on both cheeks. Oenevieve wss awarder the Legion of Honor for courage and devotion to duty. But Oenevieve I more than a nurse, although Just a nurse would be welcome tn the dsney underground dispensartea where hun-itMdi fit m minded men lie. he has become a avmbnl of hope and home to the isolated soldiers who look forwsrd with more err tsinty to desth thsn to life. Dien Bien Phus -aneel- became the emit woman among 1200 men t erirfenL But when She Signed up as a French air force nurse, she knew she was risking her life for her country. Oenvite ws sert-nt her second lour of duty in Indo-China when an enemt shell nut h'r hei-cter out of action at Dien Bien Phu. ne had escorted 20 wounded anWiers out of the asrrfeon tn the first dsvs of the aU-wit enemy at- tark. Kieht and she hsa snui-tied back and frth between the base hnsp tal at Hanoi and the far- A contingent of Soviet infantry marches below the huge portraits of Lenin and Stalin on Red Square, during the military part of the annual May Day Parade in Moscow. This photo bears a strong likeness to the one that was released on last year's May Day celebration. McCarthy Offers to Take Stand, But Democrats Balk WASHINGTON (U.R) Senator Joseph R. McCarthy, R., Wis., today offered to take the witness stand immediately in an effort to spsed up the investigation of his row with the Army. But Democratic members of the Democrats Gather For Big Powwow WASHINGTON (U.R) Democratic Party leaders from all over are assembling here for a "Happy Days Are Here Again" rally to launch the 1934 general election campaign. The two-day powwow begins tomorrow and ends Thursday night with one of those $100-a-plate dinners which is expected to net about $150,0)0 less the cost of the chicken and peas, pistachio and coffee actually consumed. That sum would dispose of the current $1C0,C03 deficit but for 'the1 fact that the party will pour it into the campaign to elect a Democratic Congress next November. The assembling party leaders are as happy and confident as Dadper fans on the first day cf a World Series. The week of their meeting, chosen by chance, finds the Eisenhower administration and the Republican Party in the greatest difficulty at home and abroad since the GOP took over in 1953. The two-day affair is billed as a meeting of the Dsmocratic National Committee, but it is more than that. Former President Truman, Adlai E. Stevenson, municipal and state officials, senators and representatives are booked for the program or the audience. Stevenson. Governor Dennis J. Roberts, cf Rhode Island, and Senate Democratic Leader Lyndon B. Johnson, and Hou"e Democratic Leader Sam Rayburn. both of Texas, will jpeak Thursday night. Mr. Truman is likely to be heard from. too. The National Committee will receive preliminary bids from cities interested in hosting the 19:6 Demo- Continued on Pase 4. C"l 1) Exchanges to Buy Waste Receotacles Shamokin Exchsnse Cub last eve nlng authorised the purchase of re ceptarles for wa.te papr and trash to be placed In the bumes district of the community. Action of the Exrhonse Club. which provide for the expenditure of 1100 to purrhae wave receptacles, carries with It a request that other local service club contribute to a cemmnn fund to expand the project Eh men's and women's ervre troup in the community w.ll be invited to asit with the project Roy H. Zmmerman. president of the Exchange Club, todav Mid hi ortsnitition toted the exirndiiure. in the belief that the sum allotted will provide cnoiith receptacle for the central or buiet nnrtion of In- dependenre Street. Other club will be aked to contribute to the project in order that the en'ire bu:nr oc- tor can be "covered." he added. Navy Pilot Bails Out of Disabled Jet, Rescued ATLANTIS CITY, N. J (uSi A tttrt pilot bsiJed out cf a dw'abird Panther jet fihter plane tiay but wss rescued afer he bbbd about tn the otesn in a life jarkft fcr twj hnura mne mile rff AMahtie City The Nary declined U Identify the rescued flyer tm'il a medk-al ex sminsticn revealed his physical Ut us Commander Ftstk La'.ct. rpt t:evs officer st the Nmi A;r tion at Pi-'flvms. sit the p.vt .s attached to Air fvHrrnt Sqjad ten Kj. I based at Fernet. May Day in Red Square Senate Investigating sub-cemmittee balked at the move and efforts to expedite the hearings collapsed for the t;me being. A proposal to stop the Questioning of Army Secretary Robert T. Stevens was broached by Republican members of the sub-committee. They have been under administration pressure to cut short the televised spectacle, now in its ninth day. This proposal called for reducing the number of "principals" in the investigation from six to two. The Democratis refused to go along. As the sub-committee wrangled publicly about who was responsible for the delay a haggle which delayed testimony for more than an hour these high points were developed , . 1. Army Special Counsel Joseph N. Welch reiterated his belief that if McCarthy were called as the next witness after Stevens, the hearings could be ended with testimony by two more witnesses "at most. Welch identified these as Francis P. Carr. staff director of McCarthy's sub-committee chief counsel. Both aie principals against whom the Army brought charges, along with McCarthy. 2. McCarthy offered to have H. Struve Henscl. assistant defense sec retary, removed as one of the prin cipals til the Army side of the row. but only on the understanding that Henscl would be subject to a later investigation. 3. Frederick V. P. Bryan. Hensers attorney, said his client would agree to be taken out of the case only if McCarthy admitted he was in cluded in "error" in the first place. McCarthy snapped he was "not in error." 4. McCarthy blamed the Army for the failure to arrive at a formula to shorten the hearings. "It appears Mr. Welch has weL-hed on an agreement he has made." McCarthy said. "Apparently the people who Instigated these hearings are now trying tn prolong them." This was because Welch was not sgreeable to ending the Army's case without calling to the stand Cohn and Carr as well as McCarthy. 5. Acting Chairman Karl E. Mundt. R.. S. D. said the committee tried in vain to find means for shortening the hearings and would proceed a In the past "to the end (Contlnurd on Pat 2. Col SI Parked Auto Damaqed In Local Motor Crash A parked car was damaged lnt evmlns when it wss struck bv an automobile a locl youth wss driving south on Frsnklin STeet. Owner of the parked car Is Norman Krerahaw. 129 North Franklin Street. Driver of the other suto-mobile wss William P. Dinohue, 20, of 130 Pouth Shamokin Street. The Krrrshaw ear was parked on Franklin Street, facing south. City roliee reported Donohue spoiled the brsks of his c.t to avoid strikins a dog. rstisina the suto to slide Into the Krepshaw- tvaehine. 29-Ctnt Coffee Incites Florida Store Stampede ST. PETERSBURG. Pis. U e-8ev-ersl shopper were sen to first aid s'!ions and extra police had to be catted to restore errtr at a sale fs-1'irine 'i power Uwn mowers for f? c?nts and c off re at 29 cents a I pound, Police said a "Crsny Day" sale at a chain store ystrrda? attracted 2 two ettomers. A one point clerks tossed 41 pounds of the bsrtsln coffee into the air to avoid being trampled in the nvlee. 'Operation Bleed' An culuMte report hy NEA Globil CofreponJcot trcj Spira on nro of the gopubti'HeJ think og of our mill t if t kiJcrs on ho to tlrtirt RtJ Chins' power tpftm toJjt ot tft 4. This im-portint report sjivt the titct on Amcris new stutter concern iof toJjy's bgct tfowtle p9b Reds Believe They Have Solved Secret On Origin of Life Scientists Hint at Findings on Cancer LONDON (U.R) Russian scientists think they have solved the secret of the origin of life on this planet They also believe they have prov ed there is vegetation on the planet Mars as a first step towards de termining whether there is a higher form of life there as well. They feel further they may be on the verge of an important discovery relating to cancer control. These and other subjects of Soviet research were explained today in a Soviet Embassy publication "New Paths of Soviet Science," which not only gave a fascinating Insight into the state of science in Russia but was significantly less critical of western science than usual. - " . The theory on the origin of life is credited to a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences. Alexander Oparin, and, in brief, is this: Hydrogen, carbon, ogygen and nitrogen solutions were combined deep in the primeval seas under tremendous pressure Into amino- acid "bricklets." These bricklets built up into com plex protein molocules. The molecules formed into "coacervates" distinctly outlined drops. The drops could exist only if changes in environment helped their stability. Some found favorable conditions acquired a "perfected" struc ture and thus were transformed into the first living things. The subject of life on Mars is being studied by Academician Otto Y. Schmidt, and others. The dark patches on Mars have been noted by all astronomers. The Soviet theory is that these are purple or blue vegetation even though they do not give off spectrum lines for chlorophyll, supposedly a universal constituent of plants. The Soviet tclentlsts say they have found far northern plants on earth which have no chlorophyll spectrum. Cancer Is mentioned In connection with a chain of radical research by Professor Olga Leplnshkaya Rus-alt 'a loneevltv exoert and others. Professor Lepinrhkaya is credited with proving that cells can originate from non-cellular living matter, Thla Is called "living substance." Ike Assures Backs Peace Efforts PARIS tu President Eisenhower hss assured France he supports . . - .... . m . .1 . . rv-M-,. ...Mi- ltS Q'iel for an accepiaoie inao-tnma peace lo.muia at - " .-ference. Informed sources said today. These sources said Mr. Eisenhower Pilot Saves Crew In Crash Landing READ1NO njet An Iron-nerved Pilot made a desperate erasn landing on a nearby farm yesterday after a twtn-ensicd Lockheed Neptune bomber plunged 10.000 feet with both ermines out o commission. Onlv two of the eieht Navy and Air Force men aboard were nun. alihotiah the atone flattened two trees, tore down telephone wires and almost sheared off both It winis. One man sustained bloody nwe and the other a fracture cf the fineer. The Pilot. Lieutenant W, T. Orim. Mid one engine I a iied at IS-WO teet white he m en route from Quonset Point. R. 1. to Patutttet River. Md As Oritn banked tot an emergency lndir at Reading Oenersl spaau airfield, the second engine failed. The plane smarted a streaming dive throuth a tot bnk and reached 1 jOO feet before Of am leveled Off. He had te;s thsn a minute to pic lv leading s.te. a newtr pVwed fM. The import of the belly land if Rnaiti. r if tiUne bock into. t,e air and It hurtled several hm fled feet twfe ctnWMng toad and smashing iat the tm. 15 Nations Urge ROK Acceptance Of Vote Formula Court Disposes of Three More Cases In Criminal Term Local Man Acquitted Of Morals Charge A Northumberland County crimi nal court jury returned a verdict at 5:33 last evening in which Edward Kushinski, 1014 East Dewart Street. Shamokin, was acquitted of a morals charge filed against him by a Bear Valley Avenue girl. The jury deliberated for two hours, retiring at 3:30 yesterday afternoon, after hearing testimony offered be fore Judge William I. Troutman. Kushinski denied the charge made by the girl, declaring that he was still in the Army when the offense allegedly occurred. Attorney Robert Mosr, Shamokin. served as counsel for Kushinski and Assistant District Attorney William Windsor. Milton, prosecuted for. the commonwealth. Another jury returned a verdict at 11:55 a. m., convictine Frank Novit-ski, 67. Mount Carmel. of contribut ing to the delinquency of minors. H? tvill be sentenced this afternoon by Jidge Troutman, before whom the trial f-os conducted. Attornev San ford Maratpck w?s court-appointed counsel for Novitski and District At torney Harold F. Bonno serving for the state. The trial opened vesterday after noon. Two women, M-s. Irvin Kehler ond Mrs Clem Starkiew'cz testified for the commonwealth. The jurv deliberated 48 minutes before return ing the verdict. Summations were made this morn!nr. after which Judge Troutman, before whom the the jury. A Jury retired St U:lW this morn-insr to deliberate . in the case of Alexander Oshirak, Riverside, charged with threats to do hodily harm to J. Richard Sherill, Irving Eostin and Walter F. Adlar, all of New York City. The trial opened yesterdav morn-ins before Judge Robert M. Fortney, and all testimony was completed before court adjourned yesterday afternoon. Summations and the Judge's charge were given this morning. Attorney Vincent Makowski. Shamokin. represented Oshirak. and Asistant District Attorney Michael K vko was the prosecutor. Albert Procella. Milton. pladed guilty yesterday before Judge Fortney to a charge of maintaining gambling devices, and was ordered to pay a fine of $25 and costs of prosecution. State police raided Procella's place of business last February and seized punchboards. Scranton Man Indicted For Theft of 4 New Cars HARRISBURG u.R A federal grand Jury today returned an Indictment against Jihn F. Haggerty. T6. Scranton. cn a charge of stealing four new automobiles. The indictment charged that Haggerty took four new cars which were en route from Detroit to Flushing. N. Y. Hacgerty is now In the Lack-swsnna County Jail on. amther charge. France He ernment exoresMng deep re?ret over what he believed wss rrcnen misinterpretation of his recent remark that a MtMartory peace wi:n tne Ctmnuni.u in Indo-China was lm-pib. The rrcMdent s teiesrsm wss reported read to a tour-hour Ion French cabinet meeting today. In hi mesMie, Mr. Eenh.wer reirctted the stir caued in France by Ms remark at a pre conference April 29 that his administration i'.l seek some temporary wsy of gettin : alon- with the Ccswnunws because Capps' 22-year-cSJ w.fe. Mtbrt. stisfsetory peace arrnfnent in anJ mrn'.lv save birth t a dush-Indo-China were unattainable, the ; w dui.r.c hrr hwind s re sources Mid. The president wss said to he told the French government the United S'a;e will s-jrp.wt rrer'n effort to conclude an honcrab.e peace and An.ervan aid .a continue until th-.s cn be achievrd. rWretsry of 8?a'e Jhn F.'rr Dulles wa reported to hsve conveyed the President's meM5 to the French deviation in Geneva. it rrlsnd. hortly brf-fe uie Amerksn fli?Wr,t left Geneva yesterdav. The meelirg wss cslled to work orl stra'err tat the recomen tne cf the Ntior-sl Avrmfely ghl fof'towirt its to tef ree J-se??i Ltniel was et .-'ra frt trt inief;n;e rv rTiement of diiwns en lnd- Chins ni the Oers c-rferers-t? f-f when cK.t.i drr' I f Viet Minh Group In Geneva for Indo-China Talks GENEVA, Switzerland (U.R) The United States and 14 other nations which fought Communism in Korea today pressed the South Ko rean government to agree to a compromise plan for elec tions under United Nations supervision in both halves of divided Korea. Meanwhile, a five-man Communist Viet Minh delegation arrived by air to take part in the Indo-China phase of the conference. Indo-China peace talks are ex pected to get under way within 48 hours. GENEVA, Switzerland (U.R) The Far Eastern conference tonight voted to take a two-day recess. It will enable the western powers to iron out their differences and attempt to shape a united policy on both Korea and Indo-China. The western bloc was attempting to hammer tcgether an acceptable elections plan for Korea to counter the rejected Communist formula. Previously South Korea, strongly backed by the United States, had argued that free elections already have been held in South Korea and that all that remains to be done is to hold similarly free elections in, the Communist North. The first hint that the West might now consider an all-Korean election formula came last week from Australian Foreign Minister Richard G. Casey. Britain and France are reported to have backed Casey's view, and informed sources said the United States has indicated H would ga along if President Syngman Rliee'8 South Korean government is agreeable. United States Undersecretary of State Walter Bedell Smith met today with ROK Foreign Minister Pyua Yung-Tai and discussed the compromise election proposal with him. However, there was little hope that the-Communists would accept such a compromise. The key feature of any Allied election plan would be United Nations or some other adequate international supervision. The NoTth Korean and Chinese Communists already have made it clear they would reject such "outside interference." The arrival of the Viet Minh delegates set the stage for an early start (Continued on Past 2. Col 3) Capps Tells Jury How He Killed Girl DOYLESTOWN (U.PWGeorge Lee Capps, 22, admitted on the witness stand last night that he killed 15-year-old Marta Gibbons st lonely Curtis Lake lat January. Capps testified at length on details leading up to the laying and at one point brcke down completely, prompting Judge Edwin H. Salter-thwaite to call a 10-m:nu:e recess. The defendant told the Jury of nine men and three women that he went to the O:bbons h?me acroes the street from h:s own h?me in Levit- town on the n'.ch: cf January 23 to see the girl's father. He was greeted bv Marta. wha informed htm that her father was not home and invited Capps lnxide. he .tld. Capps related details cf their love-making and dnnk'r.g ln.ide the howe and their ride in his car to the Ipke. abmt three miles sway. He said ehe becan cry;"S and then "hollered as though she was in mis-cry." "She got rut rf the car for a few minutes and as he was setting back in I hit brr cn the head or in the face hard s. I cmild. I hit her with my f.t. I wis very mad." h testified. "I dWt remember reaching far the nn." he e;d. "1 d-m remember stw.irg her. I had her creen swest-er in mv left hand ar.1 the g-in in my r.M hand. After 1 Jin her t threw the p;tcl . . . cverhsnd like vc.i d a BSKMii as r.ara as 1 est 1 cf the eUy.r The farmer sold ef d he did nn "relii t was a murderer" untj the. nent aftcrrKvn. Five-Day Forecast Cateen PennvlatiU: Tempera Iwres amae three to five de-trees tvtae normal Qaite et al ttlnnin mt ftwwd rH- ln lewiperalare trend. Otaetre of hatters toward ewd of week. Amowwta ratbee hthi. tft eater PeoiHrwwl: TetoSvew rill averste to trm tbr muroal (Hit e-a-t at Wtnotot tf tr4. fned fc T' l ireod. I Hen elee a I ewd wf week. h etw at ewd f , to- uUftg arvwwd fMli ins a.

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