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1*5 Fage Six Underground Forces at Work Against Russian-Dominated Government of Poland &y J. M. ROBERTS, JR. \P Foreign Affairs Analyst (Substituting for MacKenzie) Something very like the wartime French underground campaign against the Germans is going on now in Moscow-dominated 'Poland. Although the government controls the country's resources and major arms supplies, widespread guerrilla warfare .heavy casualties the number of troops involved and overflowing jails indicate a movement of sufficient size 10 suggest the possibility of civil war. The government itself estimates it holds 10,000 political prisoners. Heightened pre-election activity by security police and military courts increases the number daily. Underground bands are increasing their atacks on villages, state institutions and government officials. The bands apparently consist largely of members of the old underground arfny which bought the Germans. The government claims they are supported irom outside by the Poles who joined the Allied forces in Europe. The necessary secrecy surrounding the guerrilla bands also seems to have at tlO-PI STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS /Fog Dispeller Presents 'Ponce of Flames') Monday, December 16. 1946^ tracted brigand anti-Semitic forces. and purely LlgCltlll AW A VV-*J. The underground is reported to have killed 15,000 politicians, security police, Russians ar.d plain civilians since the Communist government came to power. The militia alone admits loss of 2,000 killed and 4,300 wounded in fights with the guerrillas, of whom they claim to have killed 2.000. The government has had to use regular army divisions at times to maintain even a semblance of control in some areas. Refugee Poles have predicted that if free elections were held the government would lose, and that if elections are not free there will be a civil war. The government-harassed Polish Peasant party claims to represent a majority of the people and is supported, although it repudiates How To Relieve Bronchitis Creomulsion relieves promptly be- fcause it goes right to the seat of the trouble to help loosen and expel germ, laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tander ; inflamed bronchM mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it ijuickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSKON for Coughs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis the support publicly, by the major underground groups, especially the NSZ (National Armed Forces) headed by Vice Premier Miko 1-aczyk. The NSZ takes the position — or at least some of its widely scattered commanders do — that a Pole who fails to support them is in effect supporting a foreign-controlled government, and that his home is subject to the torch and his goods to confiscation. Existence of the underground forces undoubtedly has been used for selfish purposes, just as cheap politicians and common criminals came to hide beneath Ku Klux Klan regalia in the South of reconstruction days, and this has given the government a broader excuse for retaliation than it otherwise might have had. But patriotism seems the main theme. Just what chance the opposition might have of forcing a cnange in the government is problematical. The number of guerrillas and the membership of the Polish Peasant party, taken with the number of citizens who sympathize with them but are afraid to take any active part against the government, must constitute a vast cross-section of Entire Blame for the Chaos in Manchuria Is Laid on Soviet Russia's Doorstep *?^ . i Orient. She is the logical "monl« %,t°n Stable China and r.China in which Ihc Communists en ex- panel their sphere of control tut two different things. Pnuley » report does everything but sny outright that the Russians are well nwnrc of this. By J. M. ROBERTS, JR. AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Edwin W. Paulcy's report that Russia had "long-range strategic •casons" for stripping Manchuria of its industry seems to imply that Vloscow has been contributing to the continuance of unsettled conditions in China to give the Comma nists there a better opportunity. It was obvious immediately aftei the end of the Japanese war that if the Red Army was not lending direct aid to the Chinese Communists, it at least was making it easy for them to arm themselves, with former enemy materiel. The United States, well aware that the Chiang Kai-shek regime was not nil that it should be, ncv crlhclcss has been striving to ar range a truce between it and the Communists with the idea that, once both were participating, a central government of some balance would be established as a stnn oward compromise settlement of some of China's major woes. It was not considered unnatural that the Russians should let the Chinese Communists fill the vacuum created by the defeat of the Japanese and their own subsequent retirement. And while there was unhappincss among tile Allies that the Soviet should take as "war booty" the machinery which they were known to need, that, too, was] in line with Russian policy elsewhere. So would be a China too weak to represent a threat to Russia's border and her Mongolian interests. But now Pauley, President Truman's reparations investigator, points up the situation in a different light. "The chaos caused (in Manchuria) by the Soviets", his report says, "has produced a condition of instability both politically and economically which will take a long ur Daily Bread Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Wa«hburr> Hove to Get Tough If Sacngcr Is to Be Rebuilt S. McCord, secrel.tiry-lri!!isur- jeiSot Maico 'incalre.s, whom 1 jjv.iijKa'ye known ever since no and ';%iyis A. Ljigiuman were running tne Euiblti Aikiiiioiis Amusement iMiturpri- tll'ffB&i Horn oiuces in IM uorauo and Hu|l-!umclcn bncK in l!)^.), tells me it ffiSti; going to take locnl action n the Hil^Uineu riuenyer iiieiucr is ever i-e- 'StefMr. McCord obtained for Sjjlflenarcis - LiignliDiin Ineaues cor Hope Star WEATHER FORECAST Arkansas: Fair and colder this afternoon and tonight; lowest temperature tonight 20-24 in north, 2428 in south portions; continued cold Wednesday. 48TH YEAR: VOL. 48—NO. 55 Slor of Hope, 1899; Pres» 1927 Consolidated January 18. 1929, HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1946 IMEA)—Moans Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. V^P)—Means Associated Press PRICE 5c COPY Poland. But even in a iree election the result would not be foregone. The government has instituted economic measures which benefit millions. . What the opposition is sure of is that, under the present system of armed government poll-watchers, raids on Polish Peasant party headquarters, arrests of its leaders and interference with its press, the election in January will not be free. And the government, should a completely frustrated opposition csort to civil war, would have be- ind it the strength of Soviet Hus a. •o • owner > nnrmii Hie minding, 1,1 ,i. i.!,,. Services Abroad Merge But Home Unity Unsettled By ELTON C. FAY Washington, Dec. 17 — (/l'|— The iiriny and navy agreed today on unified command for armed forces Budget Group to Give Hospital Additional Funds Little Hock, Dec. 17 —(/I')— The State hospital would receive $2,500,000 of state welfare money during tlic next two years under a recommendation adopted by the legislature's pro-session budget committee. The sum would be divided equally between construction and operational expenses. A subcommiloc had proposed use of welfare funds for "hospilal- ization ot the indigent sick at the Bail Held Up After Threat on Gambler's Lite New York, Dec. 17— (IP)— A decision on fixing of bail for Alvln J. Paris, charged with attempted bribery of two New York Giants football ulavcrs, was withheld to- Negroes Seek to Enter College at Lousiana University Baton Rouge, La., Dec. 17 — (IP)— Louisiana State University has until January 20 to file written briefs in support of its contention that two Negroes have no legal grounds to seek a writ of mandamus ordering the university to admit them as students. The Negroes are Charles J. Hatfield of New Orleans, who seeks admission to the university's school of law. and Ciola M. Johnson of New mitlance to school at New Orleans. Iberia, is asking ad the LSU medical Turk Army Halts 8 Istanbul Publications, Outlaws Two New Political Parties s> \ Like weird dancing Hgu i being tried out on runw I "FIDO," was developed Clubs You cari+havz soaps, woolens, ; fires, without fats. there's still a world- Happy Home Club met at the home of Mrs. Bill losenbaum December 6th. The song of the month was sung by the group. The Devotional was ead by everyone reading a verse. The roll call was answered with One thing Christmas means to me' The minutes were read and approved. The old and new business was discussed. A demonstration was given on Holiday table decorations. A Christmas program and exchange of homemade gifts took the place of th3 regular recreation period. The next meeting will be at» the homo of Mrs. W. Bowels. The demonstration was on candy making. After the meetnig was closed refreshments were served by the hostess to Mrs. Herman Dodson, Mrs. Ferd Gathright, Mrs. Bill Rosenbaum, Mrs. Peebles, Mrs. W. Bowels, Mrs. Morice Sanders, Mrs. Culherson and Mrs. Wiley Dillard. Baker ... '\ .The Baker Home Derrionsjtration Club met at the home of<M;f;.s. Grady Browning at 2:00 p.m. Friday December lath, with nine members and Miss Mary Dixon, home demonstration agent, present. Following the Devotionals, roll call was answered by each member with "One thing Christmas means to me." The club voted to recommend that the Red rose be selected as the home demonstration council flower, red.and white as colors and Arkansas as the song. Last years officers and leaders with the exception of the following were approved for 1947: Vice-president Mrs. Roy Gates; gardening Thieves Sen MoreJewelr During Fog London, Dec. 14 —(IP) ~ day dogged Britain for tb straight day, hopelessly • traffic, tying up shipping, at least three deaths and comparatively free rein to and pickpockets. Train and plane schedule disrupted and motor traffic a virtual standstill. Scotland Yard opcrativ ready hard pressed by a s new crimes, announced th Hara was robbed last night American-born Marquise hara was robbed last night 000 worth of jewels and c someone who apparently -. handbag from its . shoulde' in Victoria railroad station. The marquise, the forme". Byrne, widow of a Spanish ter tb Paris, was returnin Paris. The jewels, which inclv Russian emerald and d brooch and a diamond an. bracelet, were bought in tb ed States, she said, and we from her late husband, a counselor of the Spanish e in Washington. Police also sought a my. "woman in slacks" — beli- be a skilled judge of fur, mingle in high S9qiety, ai dowed with the agility of a artist — in connection with Burglaries. The officers d! that a woman's heel prir, Eound outside a bedroom :ie. shot, where Mrs. Irene G. i was robbed Thursday night 000 in jewelry. It also was stood that there was other e that a woman was a memb gang suspected of a long st robberies, including the th' October of $80,000 worth of from the Duke and Duchi Windsor. The strangest crime to co" of the :Cog was the disappc in t P^ * e a men in ti *-"- t**^ •*-*•'& »i«j ».*»•- >...«». i- t - - iVader" Mrs t. B Fenwick; Pouf- of $3,600 worth of silver coir try Mrs T. B. Fenwick, clothing, a sealed express car of • Irs L. J. Purtle; child development and family life Mrs. Grady rowning and Recreational prp- ram song leader, Mrs. J. W. Vhite. The demonstration was on hints or Christmas decorations. Mrs. Roy Baker will entertain the club n January when a demonstration n refinishing furniture will be giv- Christmas gifts were exchanged ind a sweets plate served during he social hour. The home demon- .tration club woman's creed was given at the end of the meeting. Rocky Mound The Rocky Mound Home Demon- aration Club met with Mrs. Ivan Bngnt Thursday December 12 for the annual Christmas party. Eight children and 14 women enjoyed the omistmas tree, exchange of guts and refreshments. During the business session Mrs. W. H. Fincher was elected home management leader, Mrs. Harold Higgason was elected home improvement leader and Mrs. Norman Taylor was elected secretary. All other officers and leaders will remain the same as for last year. Suggestions for holiday decorations were given by Miss Mary Pix- on, home demonstration agent. The club decided on violet for the i , home demonstration color, on jas- . I ' mine as the flower and on Arkan*"•• sas for the song. Mrs. Florence Fincher will entertain the club in January. The demonstration will be on Soap Making and Decorative Stitches. o Deliberately set fires caused 27 percent of the forest fire loss in 1945. bound for Wales. Althoug seals were intact when the c opened at Cardiff, the coin, one. The remainder of thi ment, worth $40,000 wa touched. •o Broadway CASH IN 5 MINUTES A New Month Means New Expenses Have your car appraised at Hope Auto Co. and borrow up to its full value. You'll need no cosigners and no endorsers. Ask for Mr. Tom McLarty, HOPE AUTO CO. _By JACK O'BRIAN New York — The much-rr George Jessel's comment Broadway friend who is slat wedlock: "1 don't want to be idle, but I'd like to wish y the happiness I might hav on several similar occasions other vole for ilatbush ci Anne Jeffreys, movie starlet, to Ihe Brooklyn Academy of to sing in "La Tosca," and ? way producers came runni hear ner. . . The result, M will abandon Hollywood for f or so to appear in the musicr sion of "Street Scene," bein, duced by Dwight Deere Wima the Playwrights' Company. . Four producers bid for the se of the bcautitul (Goldsboro ; Carolina thrush. The yowl sent up by James ber fans over Sam wyn's changing the title of Secret Life of Walter Mitty" Wake Up Dreaming" con Sam he better go back to tr- ginal, and he now says th' "and final" title will DC "Tn ret Life etc." Sally DeMarcp is in tor's Hospital with her never- blooey from ovsrwork prei for the concert tour she and ner-husbund To ly DeMarco scheduled. . . .The tour's o? Fred Astaire's new Man 1 dance studios will be locatec most fashionable Park Ave. dress. When Mark Hellinficr's Killers" opened at the Winte: den Theater, it was decided ti. a few all-night shows for the fit of the theater and nighr workers who can't get to e performances. It turned out that the film could keep going profitably weeks at a time on all-night y there being a larger entertaii population available than eve hopeful theater management lieved So now "the polic- continue with each succeeding iilrn. . . But the added businei. house hadn't counted on was fact that a good many e'eleb of the theater and night whirl the premises a glamourous and autograph hounds and less ous folk who simply "like to at the glinting stars in their of 1 ments helped fill the ho.use : larly. . . . Almost any night will find the inner lobby lined folks who have paid to stand wait for whatever stars come by, such as Ethel Mer: the Lunts. Ray B.plger or \. ever names arc. around, towi the time. ROBES SO PRETTY AND TOASTY-WARM FROM OUR "MERRY CHRISTMAS DORM" Give her a Chenille Robe in a gay delightful tone. One she will love to call her'own. Two Tone and Solid colors. 7.98 and 10.98 V> THEY ALL LOVE SWEATERS Give Her a Lovely Sweater, either Fancy or Solid Colors. In Sloppy Joes, Button or Slip Over Styles. 100% all wool. To match the Sweaters. Pleated or Plain in all the New Colors. to 8.' • ^ Here is'something different a fitted, quilted Hug-Me- Tight dress length in floral and solid colors. 16.75 PAJAMAS to match the robe 5.98 and 7.98 L.-' ADD SPARKLE TOHERXMAS With d New DRESS or SUIT Sparkling gay new colors in woolens, crepes and gaberdines 10.98 to 49.1 CHILDRENS COATS For the cold days ahead in good warm materials 12.00 1 u By EDWIN B. GREENWALD Istanbul, Dec. 17 — (IP) — The Turkish Army padlocked eight publications in Istanbul today, prohibited the printing and distribution of organs of a "communistic" nature and outlawed branches of two new political parlies it described as "directed in a camouflaged-manner by Communists and extremist • Commu- — •" «•-, A." .1 reliable source de'-•• 'ctions as a "small 4 .aid they might be earning that the Tur: .it was ready to re- vcrsivc movements." . Istanbul were struck wording of the army • .inouncing the swifl •e quick to note that ', with a rise of anti- nliment in Iran, just •f Turkey, and other •, <ed here as possible a changing attitude J Russia. ', 1 reports said per;d radical tendencies °,sted and numerous Ized as secret police <ry descended on sus '. -shments. were taken by the of the state of siege— Jes the Istanbul are* north and wes •ce to the Bulgarian rentiers. Childrens SKIRTS . In Bright Plaids, Checks and Solid Colors. Pleated or Plain 1.90 to 5.98 NARDIS BLOUSES The Blouse that adds color to any suit. Bright Stripes, or Floral designs in wash silk or wool Jersey. ».*•• DELIGHT THE LADIES WITH FANCY OR TAILORED SLIPPERS Beautifully Made 1,98 to 3.48 if! Tailored in White, Stripes and Solid Colors' 2.70 to 3.98 CHILDRENS DRESSES CINDERALLAS PRISSY MISSEY in new styles and colors . 1 to 3 1.49 to 2.98 3 to 6 1.98 to 3.98 They came just four days after remier Recep Peker telegraphed estless Istanbul University students to be "calm" and not start ny demonstrations which he said would make happy only those "who want to disrupt order in our coun- ry." The military, under the slate of ^iege, has full authority to seal any publication it considers harm- ul to the security or tranquility of .he public. The state of siege, already in force here for three years, recently was. renewed for another six months. The two new political parties, branches of which were outlawed in the stale of siege zone, were the Workers and Peasants Socialist party and the Turkish Socialist party. Suspended indefinitely by the army were the political magazines Sendika, Ses, Gun, Yigin, Dost and the Amercian newspaper Npraor, all of which.were accused in -the communique of "propagating opinions" of groups affiliated with the two outlawed political party branches. Informed sources said a military court already had begun an in vestigation and would examine all seized documents. The importance the government .apparently placed on the army's action was reflected by the fact the communique was broadcast by the official radio in Ankara. Baruch Asks Group to Adopt U.S. Atom Plan ;ing Stars luled to Tonight s, N. M., Dec. 17(/P»— Lists' calculations go •.tic "shooting stars" across southwestern in a scenic display A wide area, made meteorilies •— propelling dime-sized <'•' through the atmo- leds tonping six miles '.1 be discharged in the t me launching of a 'rocket in this coun- rch men standing by, .ce experts are to :ket aloft at 12 mid- at the White Sands id. jr curvature . of .the estimated the fiery y be witnessed over a us, and at even great- through high-powered telescopes. <en streams of metal ••e shot from the rock- pproximately 22 -miles rth and continuing up ie level. They will be im regular rifle gre- ' into space by a ba .nism and set off by .-.d shaped explosives, iment seeks informa "e accurate computa- Ize of real meteors. It ideas advanced' by Dr. of the California In echnology looking tc manufacture of satel jarth and, perhaps, tc of means for trave" nets. jn also is sought foi ,ined cosmic ray data ' rocket men to sharp earlier knowledge on Mississippi Act Full of Loopholes By JOHN L. CUTTER Washington, Dec. 17 — (UP) _ 'orrest Jackson, attorney for Sen. speeches of Vyacheslav n_ _ _i ._ f^t t-> *ii T-\ -nr i .t _ _i: +r\\r Qrtwief RiiccmM i m By FRANCIS W. CARPENTER Lake Success, N. Y., Dec. 17 — (fP) —The United States and Great Britain formally called upon xhe United Nations atomic energy com' mission today to approve me United States plan for narnessmg the atom ior peace. Bernard M. Baruch led off with proposal that the commission ap- rove now his plan for outlawing: tomic weapons and -using tne torn for peaceful purposes. Six Alexander Cadogan, British elegate, quicKly seconded Baruch. nd asked that the American prin- iples be incorporated in tne report hat the commission must make to he United Nations Security Council. ..;••In a brief speech to the full , meeting of the • commission, Baruch said that the question had been debated long enough and tnat the time lor action haa come. Baruch, the United.States representative of the atomic enei-gy commission, came to 'the meeting; • with the determination to push j.or a decision as soon as possible. The commission is considering policy for its political committee u> loUow in draiting the recommendations section of a report the commission must make to the United Nations security council oy Dec. 3i. 'Emphasizing that the United States stood iirm on its plan iirst put forward last June 1st, Baruch said: ."We have no pride of authorship but we can not, in justice to our trust, accept changes in purpose. We have debated long enough." He said that the debates on arms limitations in the United.Na- tions General Assembly and ihe M. Molo- Theodore G. Bilbo, D., Miss., testi- ied that the Mississippi corrupt practices act is worthless as a imit oti campaign expenditures. Sen. Homer Ferguson, R., Mich., charged that if Jackson's interpretation of the law is correct, the aw is "a fraud on the people of Mississippi." Jackson testified before a Senate committee investigating charges that Bilbo accepted gifts from war contractors whom he nelped get government jobs. The committee' .questioned Jack- son'about $25,000 which F: T. Newton, a-'contractor, •testified ,he gave an informal committee, headed by Bilbo and Jackson for the reelection campaign of former Sen. Wall Doxey, D., Miss. . ."How do you get around tjie corrupt practices act of Mississippi by collecting more than can legally be spent tor,any. one campaign?" Ferguson asked. . •: Jackson said that under the act any. single 'committee can. spend tov, Soviet Russian foreign minister, and Ernest Bcviri, Britain's foreign secretary had covered much of the. ground on atomic matters. ueferring to Secretary of State James F. Byrnes' speech to the assembly, Baruch said that Byrnes had brought the United 'Nations_ and the public to a "refreshed understanding of the fact that abstractions have .been debated, and it is now up to us — the atomic commission — to present an im-mediate, a practical and a realis-' tic program." . .. ,, v v . Apparently referring' to the" -lop'-' NJI priority given the atomic problem '• by the general assembly is its resi' olution on arms limitation Baruch said: "We have accepted the duly and we must proceed promptly LO its fulfillment we' believe, and outwork follows this belief, that the best way of gaining our objective is to do first • things first. In the- very forefront of that effort lies the control of atomic energy. If up to $64,000 in any one campaign. He said there -is- no limit on the j we are able to solve that,vast prob; 'ct Scout nittee s Monday •stead District Scout •et Monday night at city hall, with Clif., in charge. E. R. -i Tollett, Dewey Ba- •Igett, Bill Wray, Ly- •ong, and J. Arvil .nded the meeting. A was made of Scout- stead county in 1946. •ier way to make the a rich experience for nd senior Scouts. Bill .d that the new cub now had a member- oubs. Elmer Brown he fall round-up in unty was bringing in jut troops and two t?s. Nolan Tollett dis- •ng and activities, 'ive Arvil Hickman 4 t the Caddo Council ig would be held at Texarkana on Janu •nissioner Armstrong desire to have 100 j Scout masters and s attend that grand '.nks was re-elected man; Lyman Arm- chairman; anQ Ear •t commissioner. —o • Promised S. Flour Shortage . 17 —(UP) — Food Strachey told com oat 36,000 tons o: •r had been made purchase by Grea 3ition to a nreviou i8,000 tons of whea of other grains. Uates also promisee ad priority for thi additional quantitie neat, Strachey tolc no further delays ii ,se quantities, to ir existing supplies f 'ice to avert a ver '.cy which we fore and of January, •number of committees that can be organized. Nor do any groups except the official campaign committee have to file returns on receipts and expenditures, he added. "Then what good is the act?" Ferguson asked. "I don't think it is any good," Tac'kson replied. "It's like the .iatch act." Jackson said that $11,000 of the noney for the Doxey campaign was .urned over to Cecil Travis, a fackson, Miss., attorney, as part )f an arrangement to swing behind Doxey the political organization of former Rep~ Ross Collins. Jackson said he understood that J7.500 was to defray expenses Travis incurred while operating Held forces for Collins in the first VUssissippi Democratic primary in 942, The remaining $3,500, Jackon said he understood, was for xpenses of the field forces work- ng for Doxey in' the run-off pri- nary. Collins had testified that he had o part in the arrangement and hat he had no deficit after the irst primary in which he was elim- nated from the Senate race. Travis had testified that the en- ire $11,000 was spent for the Ooxey campaign in the run-off. Committee Counsel George Vleader suggested to Jackson that f Travis told Bilbo's lawyer he lad a $7,500 deficit and told the ommittee later that the entire amount was spent on the Doxey campaign, he had made "a false atement." "I think so, yes sir," Jackson replied. Another witness scheduled to appear before the committee was the >astor of a Baptist church promoted by Bilbo as a family memorial. The witness was the Rev. D. Wade Smith of the Juniper Grove Baptist church at Poplarville, lem, the others will come easier." The American proposal, stressing international controls and inspections, \yas turned down flatly by Adrei A. Gromyko of Russia last summer. During the recent general assembly sessions, however, Soviet Foreign Minister, ,V. M. Molotov agreed to international inspections and controls, which would operate outside the controversial veto but within the framework of the security council. It remained to be seen whether, in the light of the development, Gromyko now would accept the Baruch plan, seek to amend it, or again insist on his own proposal. Gromyko's original resolution, also put before the commission last summer, would ban atomic weapons and leave control and punishment to the individual nations. Baruch, convinced of the "imperative necessity for speed," has prodded the commission continually and now points to the fact that the body must report to the parent security councij by Dec. 31. Baruch's resolution calls ior a strong international system of control of atomic energy established and defined by .a treaty. This treaty (convention) would set up an international authority with full- powers of inspection and control oj the treaty regulations. The atomic bomb would be outlawed and the United States would reveal its secrets step by step with the setting up of effecive safeguards. There are a series of sharp differences beween the United States and Russian plans, but observers generally agreed that the interna* tional inspection barrier apparently removed by Molotov was the biggest one, The other U. N. body currently active — the security council — Miss. Bilbo solicited i'unds for the project, which includes an unused ;our-bath parsonage, with assurances that it would be "bread cast upon the waters.' ' ' Seven witnesses, all contractors on army air base work in Mississippi, told the Senate War Investigating subcommittee vhat they contributed at least $7,605. One of them said the church and parsonage couldn't be duplicated for less than $100,000. The committee heard testimony that there are weekly services in the church but the parsonage is unoccupied because it isn't finished. James . Ethridge, 'prmer manager of Bilbo's adjoining farm, said the parsonage still needs electrical work and plumbing. But Robert . Ladner, a hardware dealer, testified that he sold Bilbo four bath tubs to go into the parsonage. He was one of the few witnesses during the first Sour days of testimony who didn't claim that Bilbo owed him some money for a loan or services rendered. Most of the contractors said they contributed to the parsonage Continued on Page Two yesterday heard representatives ot Bulgaria, Albania and Yugoslavia, join in a demand that the council investigate conditions inside Greece. After hearing all the charges and counter-charges, the council recessed until Wednesday morning, when it will begin general debate. . DELAYED CAMPAIGN Kelchikan, Alaska, Dec. 17 —tfP) —Ross E. Kimball, running 'for territorial labor commissioner as an independent, mailed out his campaign literature last September 13 at Fairbanks. He finished a poor third, however, in the October 8 general election, receiving a light vote in southeastern Alaska. Today he found a possible reason for the light balloting. The relief ship Grommet Reefer arrived in this southeastern town from western and interior Alaska bringing mail long delayed because of a maritime strike. It included Kimball's campaign literature mailed last September. Almost half of the 650,000 fires in the United States each year occur in private dwellings.

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