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iA&££S£JL^y^^ •v«-w^e»^!a»iHtJ*^KJWAH*^ ff «9**<Wfl*ram^ f Page Six HOPE STAR/ HOPE. ARKANSAS Monday, December 16, 1946^ Underground Forces at Work Against Russian-Dominated Government of Poland fey J. M. ROBERTS, JR. AP Foreign Affairs Analyst .(Substituting for MacKenzie) Something very like the wartime French underground oam- tiaign 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 vo 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 largelv of members of the old underground army which fought 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- and purely the support publicly, by the major underground groups, especially the NSZ (National Armed Forces) headed by Vice Premier Miko tracted brigand anti-Semitic forces. L-lgctuu iuiv-co. The underground is reported to have killed 15,000 politicians, se- 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 eoods 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 Poland. But even in a free elec- f- U1CIHV1. J-J W fc V- » \- «. i •!»» « .v» *. N» — - — — tion the result would not be fore- ernment came to power. The militia alone admits loss of 2,000 killed and 4,300 wounded in lights with gone. The government ed economic measures fit millions. . What the opposition is sure of is that, under the present system of to have killed 2,000. The govern ment 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 lhat ;f elections are not free there will be a civil war. The government-harassed Polish i _. , Peasant party claims to represent V*llluS a majority of the people and is supported, although it repudiates 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 resort to civil war, would have behind it the strength of sia. -Q Soviet Rus- How To Relieve Bronchiti Happy Home i Club met at the home of Mrs. Bill | Rosenbaum December 6th. The song of the month was sung by the group. The Devotional was read by everyone reading a verse. The roll call was answered with \ Like weird dancing fi ! being tried out on rir I "FIDO," was develops. W Thieves Se MoreJewe During Foe London, Dec. 14 — (/P) day dogged Britain for straight "day, hopelessly traffic, tying up shippin. at least three deaths ar comparatively free rein and pickpockets. Train and plane schctl disrupted and motor trai a virtual standstill. Scotland Yard opera ready hard pressed by \. new crimes, announced Kara was robbed last nif .Creomulsion relieves promptly b'e- cause 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 bronchi?! mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Creomulsion with the understanding you must like the way it quickly allays the cough or you are to have your money back. CREOMULSION for Coughs, ChestCoIds, Bronchitis soaps, woolens, tires, without fats,.. \ there's still a world-/ •One thing Christmas means to m_ The minutes were read and approv ed. The old and new business was i discussed. A demonstration was given on Holiday table decorations. A Christmas program and exchange of homemade gifts took the place of the regular recreation per- I The next meeting will be at» the | homo of Mrs. W. Bowels. The demonstration was on candy making. After the meetnig was closed re- I freshments were served by the hostess to Mrs. Herman Dodson, Mrs. I Ferd Gathright, Mrs. Bill Rosenbaum, Mrs. Peebles, Mrs. W. Bowels, Mrs. Morice Sanders, Mrs. Culherson and Mrs. Wiley Dillard. Baker .. ?. The Baker Home DettioMration Club met at the Gra- ^-.lUW illCl. O-L WH\- **«**»*•. *•<•— —-..-»;—• dy 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 American-born Marqui hara was robbed last nife 000 worth of jewels ant. someone who apparentl' handbag from its . shou'' in Victoria railroad stati The marquise, the Jor. Byrne, widow of a Span ter to Paris, was retur Paris. The jewels, which in Russian emerald and brooch and a diamond bracelet, were bought in ed States, she said, and from her late husband, • counselor of the Spanisl in Washington. Police also sought a ' "woman in slacks" — I be a skilled judge of fin-angle in high society, dowed with the agility o.t artist — in connection v Burglaries. The officers :hat a woman's heel y found outside a bedroom shot, where Mrs. Irene ( was robbed Thursday nit 000 in jewelry. It also \ stood that there was otho 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-presi- that a woman was a me gang, suspected of a lon^ robberies, including the October of $30,000 worth from the Duke and Di Windsor. The strangest crime tc , of the iog was the disa WlrS '!' 13 .CUIlWlUii, i~uul-l^ t?iJ,OUU WU1 LI T. B'. Fenwick, clothing, a sealed express car r bound for Wales. Alth seals were intact when tl, opened at Cardiff, the c- gone. The remainder of ment, worth $40,000 touched. o • LI y , J.»Aii3. J- . *-•• -•• *"•"?."* , , — Irs L. J. Purtle; child develop- nent and family life Mrs. Grady rowning and Recreational pro- ram song leader, Mrs. J. W. Vhite. The demonstration was on hints or Christmas decorations. Mrs. *oy Baker will entertain the club n January when a demonstration n refinishing furniture will be giv- Christmas gifts were exchanged md a sweets plate served during he social hour. The home demonstration club woman's creed was given at the end of the meeting. Rocky Mound The Rocky Mound Home Demonstration Club met with Mrs. Ivan biignt Thursday December 12 for the annual Christmas party. Eight children and 14 women enjoyed the onusimas tree, exchange of gilts 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 home demonstration color, on jasmine as the flower and on Arkansas 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 Broadway ^By JACK O'BRIAN New York — The muc George Jessel's comma Broadway friend who is wedlock: "I don't want to idic, but I'd like to wis the happiness I might on several similar occas. other vote for ilatbush Anne Jeffreys, movie sta to ihe Brooklyn Academj to sing in "La Tosca," a way producers came hear ner. The rcsuli 1945. 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. will abandon Hollywood or so to appear in the mi sion of "Slreel Scene," ' duced by Dwight Deere V he Playwrights' Comij-u four producers bid for tb of the bcautitul (Goldsbr Carolina thrush. The yowl sent up by Ja ber fans over Sa^ wyn's changing the till' Secret Life of Walter M Wake Up Dreaming" Sam he better go back ginal, and he now say "and final" tillu will oe rel Life elc." Sally DeMarcp is lor's Hospital with her i- blooey from overwork for the concert tour sh' ner-husband Tony Del scheduled. . . .The tou Fred Astairo's new dance studios will be 1' most fashionable Park dress. When Mark Hellim Killers" opened at the den Theater, it was dec' a few all-night shows L fit of the theater and workers who can't ge 1 performances. It turned out Lhat tlu could keep going prc weeks at a time on all-.' there being a larger I.T population available th hopeful theater mana, lieved So now ih'i continue with each sue 1 lilrn. . . But the added house hadn't counted fact that a good manj of the theater and nigh> the premises a glamr and autograph hounds £ ous folk who simply . at the glinting stars in . ments helped fill the • larly. ... Almost an will find the inner lobb folks who have paid t. wait for whatever come by, such as Etr- the Lunts, Ray Bojgo ever names §119 arou. the time, Entire Blame for the Chaos in Manchuria Is Laid on Soviet Russia's Doorstep Orient. She is the logical "monl< l °Dut°n A slnble China and a China in which Iho Communists can expand then- sphere of control me two different things. Pnuley s ic- porl does everything but say outright that the Russians arc weu aware of this. By J. M. ROBERTS, JR. AP Foreign Affairs Analyst Edwin W. Paulcy's report that Russia had "long-range strategic reasons" for stripping Manchuria of its industry seems to imply thai Moscow has been contribuling to the continuance of unsettled conditions in China to give the Communists there a better opportunity. It was obvious immediately after the end of the Japanese war th.it if the Red Army was not lending direct nid to the Chinese Communists, it at least was making 11 easy for them to arm themselves, with former enemy materiel. The United States, well aware that the Chiang Kai-shek regime was not all that it should be, ncv crthelcss has been striving to ar range a truce between it and th Communists with the idea that once both were participating, central government of some ba oward compromise settlement of ome of China's major woes. It was not considered unnatural hat 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 the Allies that the Soviet should take as "war booty" the machinery which they i were known to need, thai, loo, was in lino with Russian policy else- 1 where. So would be a China too weak to represent a threat 1o Russia's border and her Mongolian interests. But now Pauloy, 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 ceo- nnm!r;il1v u,li!..li.-...ill . i«-i, n •< >••"•• ur Daily Bread i Sliced Thin by The Editor Alex. H. Waihburr? -Have to Get Tough If Sacngcr Is to Be Rebuilt r. S. McCorcl, H(;cr<!t.ary-tri!Hsur- Cf ol Ma Ico '1 ncii ires, whom 1 known ever since nc and • ijigiumun wore- running inc i';5bkl nikaiidiis Amusement jMHurpri- jj Horn oiuccs in IM uoruuo unit sifC!amcien bacn in !!)<!.), iciis me it ',;»'« going to uiUu local action li the rinonyer lucaicr is ever re- 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 ol Hope, 1899; Prcs» 1927 Consolidated January 18, 192V, HOPE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1946 1NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. •API—Means Associated Press PRICE 5c COPY ';<•$$ ivir. McCurd obtained for •$jKiciuircis - i_,ignlm;m menu OK cor- Ifjjoiuuon, owner ol" llio minding, *$Lt VUM i-l into i-mrmlt lo i-muiilrt it ,li,». m ' ' lillssffiSS.<CS;ss«W38^ Services Abroad Merge But Home Unity Unsettled By EUTON C. FAY Washington, Doc. 17 — (/I 1 )— The army and navy agreed today on unified command for armed forces Budget Group to Give Hospital Additional Funds Little Rock, Dec. 17 —</!V- The SUilc hospiUil would receive $2,500,000 of stale welfare money during Ihc next Iwo years under a rccummciidulion iidoplccl by Ihe legislature's pre-scssion budgel commillcc. The sum would be divided equally bclwccn construction and operational expenses. A siibcommitcc hac7 proposed use of welfare funds for "hospilai- ixution ol the indigcnl sick at tho hncrii ) sj I Bail Held Up After Threat on Gambler's Life New York, Dec. 17— (/P)— A decision on fixing of bail for Alvin J. Paris, charged with attempted bribery of two New York Giants football ulaycrs, was withheld to- Negroes Seek to Enter College at Lousiana University Baton Rouge, La., Doc. 17 —(/I 1 )— Louisiana State University lias 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 arc Charles J. Halfield of New Orleans, Who seeks admission to the university's school of law, and Ciola M. Johnson of New Iberia, is asking admittance to the LSU medical school at New Orleans. Turk Army Halts 8 Istanbul Publications, Outlaws Two New Political Parties ® GIFTS SHE WON'T FORGET STOCKING CAPS vl In an array of bright colors, long enough to wrap around neck as a scarf. 98c to 2 98 FASCINATORS Wool or Rayon in Bright Colors 1.98 MAKE IT A GIFT FOR THE HOME Here are the things that the Whole Family Will Enjoy. LADIES GLOVES In Fabric and Kid Leathers New fall styles in smart colors to harmonize or match any costume 1.49 to 5.98 Wool MITTENS Gay colorful wool Mittens and Gloves They will come in mighty handy when freezing weather comes. All Sizes and Colors 79c-98c Handkerchief Selectyour hankies from our large collection of Linens, Mederia & Fancy Appliqued Cottons 25c to 2.98 Boxed Hkfs. In pretty appliqued designs. Blankets ST. MARY 100% All Wool The blanket that will be welcomed into any home. 12.95 Purrey Blankets A peaceful sleep the coldest night. 88% rayon 12% wool. The largest selling blanket in America. 72x90. ^^* .-••''. : : m^WH l '^ A . Beautiful new Guest Towels In the most popular painted patterns. to :«'\££' idered ":":•',;. ;^»£" v Pillow GJase Sets By EDWIN B. GREENWAUD Istanbul, Dec. 17 — (/P) — 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 il described as "direcled in a camouflaged 'manner by Communists and extremist Commu- • reliable source de- •clions as a ' "small 1 ,aid they might be naming that Ihe Tur• it was ready lo re- vcrsive movemenls." . Islanbul were slruck wording of Ihe army onouncing Ihc swift •e quick lo nole thai ', wilh a rise of anli- nlimenl in Iran, just .f Turkey, and other (ed here as possible a changing attilude • ; Russia. 1 reports said per;d radical lendcncic °sted and numerous -' ized as secrel police <ry descended on sus . .snmenls. were laken by the of the stale of siege— jes Ihe Islanbul are e north and wes •ce lo Ihe Bulgarian rentiers. They came just four days after 3 remier Recep Peker telegraphed estless Istanbul University students to be "calm" and not start ny demonstralions which he said .vould make happy only Ihose "who vant 16 disrupt order in our coun- Table Covers 7.15 BAGS We have a very large selection of Plastic, Leather and Fabric Bags. Beautiful new styles. 5.98 ,o 16.75 Childrens BAGS Gay colors with shoulder straps Just like mothers. 2.98 COSTUME JEWELRY - "-. Ear Screws Necklace and Bracelets The ideal gift 00,o 16.75 63x82, 9 piece Table Set. In a bright colorful set. 14.85 Lunchen Sets Gay bright colors with Matching Napkins. An ideal gift. 3.98 Throw Rugs All sizes and colors, 1.98 Lace Table Covers These Lace Covers are extra large size and a very beautiful set. 7. Pillow cqse*|gts. Beautiful embroidere'cfrpillow case sets. Boxed in a gift box. 2.98 and 3.98 Sofa Pillows In floral printed designs that will add to any sofa or chair. Reduced from 1.98 to ... 98c m Dresser Sets The set that every lady will adore. Packed in a beautiful box. L98 to 24.85 Towel Sets This set consists of 2 bath, 2 face and 2 wash cloths, in bright new shades. Packed in beautiful Xmas Box. 5.98 Cannon Towels Large bath size. In bright new colors. Buy a supply 89c Cleopatra PEARLS 1-2-3 Strands 5,98 to 1675 Sothroom Sets Solid colors only Bed Spreads There is nothing more appropriate than a bright new bed spread in chenille or woven spreads and they are reversable. 8.98 ,o 10.98 Baruch Asks UN Group to Adopt U.S. Atom Plan The mililary, under Ihe slale of H iege, has full authorily to seal any publication it considers harm- ul to Ihe security or tranquility of lie public. The state of siege, already in force here for three years, | recently was, renewed for anolher | six monlhs. The two new polilical parlies, branches of which were oullawed in Ihe stale of siege zone, were Ihe Workers and Peasants Socialist party and the Turkish Socialist party. Suspended indefinitely by the army were Ihe political magazines Sendika, Ses, Gun, Yigin, Dost and the Amercian newspaper Noraor, all of which were accused in -the communique of "propagating opinions" of groups affiliated wilh the two outlawed political party branches. Informed sources said a mililary courl already had begun an in- vesligalion and would examine all seized documenls. The importance the government. apparently placed on the army's action was reflected by the facl Ihe communique was broadcasl by the official radio in Ankara. ;ing Stars luled to s, N. M., Dec. 17(/P)— lisls' calculations go itic "shooting stars" across southwestern in a scenic display A wide area, made meteorities — propelling dime-sized '"• through the atmo- <eds topping six miles ',1 be discharged in the ,'me launching of a 'rocket in this coun- rch men standing by, ice experts are to :ket aloft at 12 mid- at the White Sands id. or 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- pproximalely 22 miles rth and continuing up i.e level. They will be <m regular rifle gre-, .', into space by a ba- .nism and set off by d shaped explosives, vment seeks iaforma "6 accurate computa- Ize of real meteors. It ,deas advanced' by Dr. of the California In- •jchnology looking tc manufacture of satel jarth and, perhaps, tc of means for travel nels. on 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)— Forresl Jackson, allorney for Sen. Theodore G. Bilbo, D., Miss., tesli- fied that 'the Mississippi corrupt practices act is worthless as a limit on campaign expenditures. Sen. Homer Ferguson, R., Mich., charged thai if Jackson's inlerpre- lalion of the law is correct, the law is "a fraud on the people of By FRANCIS W. CARPENTER Lake Success, N. Y., Dec. 17 —(/P) —The United States and Great Britain formally called upon 'ine United Nations atomic energy commission today to approve me United States plan for narnessmg the atom lor peace. Bernard M. Baruch led off with proposal mat the commission ap- rove now his plan for outlawing tomic weapons and -using tne torn for peaceful purposes. Six Alexander Cadogan, British delegate, quicKiy seconded Baiuch and asued that the American prin- iples.be incorporated in tne report hat the commission must make T.O he United Mations 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 had corne. Baruch, the United States representative of the atomic energy commission, came to the meeting with the determination to push lor a decision as soon as possible. The commission is considering policy for its political committee xo lollow in draiung tne recommendations section of a report, the commission must make to the United Nations security council oy Dec. 3i. 'Emphasizing that the United States stood arm on its plan urst 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 cnougn." He said that the debates on arms limitalions in Ihe United Na- Mississippi." Jackson testified before a Senate commitlec invesligaling charges that Bilbo accepted gifls from war conlraclors whom he nelped gel govcrnmenl jobs. The commitlee -queslioned Jackson aboul $25,000 which F. T. Newton, a:contractor, testified ,he gave an informal commillee, headed by •Bilbo and Jackson for the reelection campaign of former.Sen. Wall Doxey, D., Miss. ."How do you get around the corrupt practices act of Mississippi by collecting more than can legally be spent for.any one campaign?" Ferguson asked. Jackson said that under the act any single 'committee can. spend up to $64,000 in any. one campaign. He said there is no limit on .the •number of committees that can be organized. Nor do any groups except the official campaign committee have to file returns on re- :eipls and expendilures, he added. "Then what good is the act?" Ferguson asked. I don't think it is any good," tions General Assembly and ihe speeches of Vyacheslav M. Molotov, Soviet Russian foreign minister, and Ernest Bcvin, Britain's foreign secretary .had covered much of the ground on atomic matters. Keferring 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 vhat abstractions have .been debated, jl and it is now up to us — the atom-,, ;,| ic commission — r to present an im-. t mediate, a practical and a realistic program." . t ~ , Apparently ref erring "to the aop' '^ priority given the atomic problem * by the general assembly is its res- • » olution on arms limitation Baruch said: "We have accepted the duty and we must proceed 'promptly to its \ fulfillment we believe, and our work follows this belief, that the best way of gaining our objective is lo do first things first. In the t very forefront of that, effort lies k the control of atomic energy. If we are able to solve that,vast problem, the others will come easier." lackson replied. "It's iatch act." like the Jackson said that $11,000 of the noney for the Doxey campaign was The American proposal, stressing international controls and inspections, was 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 W9uld operate outside the controversial veto but within .urned over to Cecil Travis, a | the framework of the security fackson. Miss., attorney, as part council. ktScout nittee *s Monday pslead Dislricl Scout nel Monday nighl at e city hall, with Clif-.s in charge. E. R. jn Tolletl, Dewey Ba- jdgett, Bill Wray, Ly- •,rong, and J. Arvil '.ended Ihe meeting. A .' was made of Scout- pslead counly in 1946. nder way lo make Ihe h a rich experience for and senior Scouls. Bill led lhat the new cub >e now had a member- cubs, Elmer Brown the fall round-up in county was bringing in Icout troops and two icks. Nolan Tollett dis- >f an arrangement to swing behind Doxey the golitical organization of former Rep. Ross Collins. Jackson said he understood that expenses operating J7.500 was to defray Travis incurred while iping nitive and activities. Arvil Hickman 'hat the Caddo Council ting would be held at , Texarkana on Janu- mmissioner Armstrong •is desire to have 100 the Scout masters and ers attend lhal grand •"ranks was re-elected airman; Lyman Arm; chairman; anS Earl rict commissioner. - o Promised I. S. Flour rt Shortage Held forces for Collins in the first Mississippi Democratic primary in 942. The remaining $3,500, Jack:on said he understood, was for ;xpenses of the field forces work- ng for Doxey in' the run-off pri- nary. Collins had teslified 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 Doxey campaign in the run-off. Committee Counsel George Meader suggested to Jackson that f Travis told Bilbo's lawyer he lad a $7,500 deficit and told the jommittee later that the entire amount was spent on the Doxey campaign, he had made "a false 'satement." "I ihink so, yes sir," Jackson replied. Anolher wilness scheduled to appear before the commiltee was the pastor of a Baptist church promoted by Bilbo as a family memorial. The wilness was Ihe Rev. D. Wade Smilh of the Juniper Grove Baptist church at Poplarville, Miss. Bilbo solicited i'unds for the project, which includes an unused iour-bath parsonage, wilh assurances that it would be "bread cast upon the waters. 1 ' Seven witnesses, all conlractors )ec. 17 —(UP) Food hn Strachey told com• that 36,000 tons of lour had been made jr purchase by Great addition to a previous ,f 68,000 tons of wheat .ons of other grains, •d States also promised Uroad priority for the of addilional quantities i wheat, Strachey told are no further delays in these quantities, tot our existing supplies, suffice to avert a very vgency which we fore- e end of January." Id. It remained lo 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 for a strong internalional system of control of atomic energy established and defined by a treaty. This treaty (convention) would set up an international authorily with full powers of inspectipn and control of 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 Slates and Russian plans, but observers generally agreed that the interna? tional inspeclion barrier apparently removed by Molotov was the biggest one. The other U. N. body currently active — the security council — yesterday heard representatives of Bulgaria, Albania and Yugoslavia join in a demand that the council investigale condilions inside Greece. Afler hearing all the charges on army air base work in Mis- and counter-charges, the council sissippi. told the Senate War In-1 recessed until Wednesday morn- vestigating subcommittee vhat they mg, when it will begm general de- 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, former manager of Bilbo's adjoining farm, said the parsonage still needs electrical work and plumbing. But Robert . Ladner, a hardware dealer, teslified that he sold Bilbo four bath tubs to go into the parsonage. He was one of the few witnesses during the first :'our days of testimony who didn't claim that Bilbo owed him some money for a loan or services rendered. Mosl of the conlractors said they contributed to the parsonage Continued on Pago Two bate. DELAYED CAMPAIGN Ketchikan, Alaska, Dec. 17 — (/f) — 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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