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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Mimbtr Anociitf* Prwi, Vol. CXVI1I, No, 82 ALTON, ILL,, MONPAY, APRIL 20! 1953 28 PAGES Priet Sc, Sitabliihrt Jin. IS, Trading in I, T. Stock Up, Not Unusual-Ward Terminal Executive Sees No Indication Control Is Sought A rumor that an attempt is underpay to buy up a big block of Illinois Terminal railroad stock was discounted today by H. W. Ward, president of the IT. Recently, It was reported that the Santa Pe Railroad was trying to buy control of the Terminal. Today, reports were heard that an individual, or a small group, was buying up the stock to gain control of the Terminal-owned McKinley bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River from Venice to St. Louis. The bridge Is considered valuable property, and one phase of this rumor was that the buyers wanted the bridge for ultimate sale at an expected profit to a taxing body that could issue bonds for the purchase. Trading Active Ward told the Telegraph that I.T. stock has been traded—bought and sold—in moro active volume in re- rent weeks, but this he said is an indication not. of anyone attempting 1o buy a controlling interest as much as it is a move by slock buyers generally to invest in k good thing. He attributed the activity as a reflection of the fact that the Terminal is getting rid of non-profit mileage (abandoning eight runs from Decatur to Mackinaw and 40 passenger trains on the AHon-St. Louis line). The net financial return for the Terminal appears "much brighter" because of this, said Ward. I*st week 30,100 shares of Terminal stock were traded, but there was no indication that any one person was active in buying it up, Ward commented. As far as the Terminal management and board is concerned, he stated, they know of no control-buying attempt* Terminal has 500,000 shares out in the hands of 3,100 shareholders, Ward said and, "As far as we know, these shares are generally spread." The Terminal hasn't paid dividends since last May and the stock hit a low of six and seven- eighthi but now is up to 11. Adjusted Value The book* value, or "adjusted value", of the railroad is $28,000,000, Ward said. The initial investment in the road was $49,000,000 when it was, at one time, part of the North American Light and Power utility holdings, It was sold to the public at $28,000,000. ' Cost of replacing the railroad's present equipment, said Ward, would be $75,000,000. The Terminal consists of 382 miles, 182 miles of yard tracks and sidings, leased rights on nine miles of main track, 23 diesel electric locomotives, 40 electric locomotives, and 2,000 freight cars. Seventy-four percent of the IT equipment is less than a dozen years old, Ward commented. Another element of, Terminal operation that may stimulate interest among investors, said Ward, is the fact that the Terminal is just starting to run four 1500 - horsepower diesel electrics from St. Louis to Peoria and this will "give better service and enable us to handle our freight traffic more efficiently and economically." "People who have money to invest are looking for some good place to put it," said Ward in explaining the market activity of Terminal stock. Hardy Strain of Trees Calhoun Fniit Buds Survive 3 Days of 30»Degree Weather Weather Halts Cleanup Week Parade Plans Round I'p Man Mau NAIROBI, Kenya & — British authorities claimed today that week-end police raids in Nairobi have netted them 75 per cent of the top leaders of the fanatical Man Mau Society. ( ^ The police did not announce how many arrests they had made of suspected members of the secret hand of natives sworn to drive the white man from Africa. Weather has knocked the stuffing out of plans to stage a Cleanup, Palntup, FlJtup Week parade, originally slated for this evening, The parade was to mark the start of the week observed here through sponsorship of the Greater Alton Association of Commerce. Joe Hornsey, chairman of the parade committee has informed the Telegraph that the parade has been postponed to Wednesday, with the participants slated to gather from 5:15 p. m. on so the procession may leave Rock Spring Park at 6 p. m. and wind through the city. Hornsey said the uncertainties of the weather, with the barometer going up and down and chilly breezes continuing through today, caused the committee to decide 't would be better to let the chilly weather fade out before any attempt was made to put several hundred children in trucks from the parade ride. "There is so much mumps and measles around," he said, "that we thought it would be risky to have the kids out in weather Jess than 50 degrees." He noted the weather has been "crazy, with that snow Sunday, etc." If the weather is bad Wednesday afternoon, plans for the cleanup parade will be abandoned altogether, he said. At Alton dam, Sunday's high reading was 45 and the low, 30. Precipitation totaled .07 (snow- sleet). It was 37 degrees at 8 a. m. today. Set Minimum in ExpansionFund For Marquette A minimum goal of $350,000 for the Catholic parishes of Alton area has been set for the Marquette High School expansion fund campaign. Announcement of the parishes' goal was made Sunday by General Chairman John J. Springman in the campaign bulletin distributed in the churches. The announcement said the $350.000 is the "bare minimum," since considerably more money could be utilized to accomplish the full purpose of the expansion program. The new building will house the cafeteria, two social rooms, faculty dining room, choral room and storage room, plus the heating plant for the entire school, and an auditorium-gymnasium. Space in the prese-+ building occupied by study hall and cafeteria will be devoted to laboratory and classroom use. Tonight, at 8, at "t. Mary's School Hall, the 770 persons taking part in the financial campaign will meet to receive final instructions. A week from tonight, meeting in the same hall, they will select the names of their prospects. On the following night, Tuesday, April 28, the area special contributions committee will meet. On the evenings of April 30 and May 1, dinners will be served at St. Mary's Hall to campaign leaders and workers. Special contributions prospects will be invited to the dinners. HARD1N — The way apple and peach buds have survived cold spring weather for the past few years, and especially this year, has caused one to wonder If Calhoun Is developing a hardier strain of trees' that have gradually adjusted themselves to a more rugged climate. The past three mornings ice was found frozen in pools and containers all over Calhoun County, yet the buds were seemingly unhurt. iNalure seemed to prepare the apple buds, especially, so they could Keep out the wintry chill. Peaqh, pear, and apricots, also withstood the cold. There have been many peach, and apricot failures during the last half century, but there have been onfy two complete Iree/eouts for the apples. In 1910 every fruit tree in the county was absolutely bare at harvest time. That year the blossoms were long gone and the little apples we're perfectly formed when a late freeze destroyed them. Again in 1921 all the fruit was frozen. That Spring a cold rain and subsequent soil snow collected on the blossoms and formed them into icy balls. Thus it^has been 32 years since the county experienced a fruit failure. It has been several years since | the county has had a total- Joss of a peach crop, but such losses are much more frequent than apple lailures. This is because peaches are often killed during the winter instead of by late freezes, either of which, of course will kill the buds. When winter temperatures fall to 10 degrees below zero there is likely to be a killing of buds. The longest period of non-bearing for peach trees was the period from 1914 to 1919, wheri one severe winter followeO, another. Calhoun growers have begun to sigh with relief since fruit lived through last week. They now feel that the law of averages will just naturally bring warm and settled weather. Helfetz in Rome ROME £>—Violinist Jascha Heifetz arrived by air from Tel Aviv today with his right hand still bandaged as a result of an attack on Jerusalem. A youth struck Heifetz early Friday with an iron bar, presumably because he had played music by German composer Richard Struss in Israel, The violinist plans to start a two month tour of Europe. Even at West Junior Finding Floor Room for Young Musicians Band Concert Poser Donald Lewis •"» Is Given Ford Scholarship Donald F. Lewis, teacher of English at Alton Senior High School, has been approved by the Ford Foundation for a scholarship during the 1953-54 school- year. This action confirms the local committee's choice whjch was submitted to the Natlflnil Committee early in March. W • Zimmerman, Long Active in Alton Life, Dies Masonic Services Set for Tonight; Burial to Be Tuesday William E. Zimmerman, 93, former member of the City Plan Com* mission, and harbor master more than 50 years ago under the administration of the late Mayor A. W. Young, died Saturday at 10 p tn. in Alton Memorial Hospital. His wife preceded him In death last January. Zimmerman, who had served its Democratic precinct committee man, had been active In civic, church and fraternal work In Alton. HP was a trustee of First Methodist Church and a member of Piasa lodge of the Masonic Order. A great event in the life of Mr. Zimmerman which was to have a wide spread influence and was to be reflected in multiplied effectiveness, was when he walked the 100 Allied Prisoners __ i Returned in Exchange WILLIAM ZIMMERMAN Where to put all the kids? That's the question worrjdng Public Schools Consultant Guy Duker as he makes arrangements for next Tuesday night's combined concert by the district's senior and junior high bands — and the debut of the junior high orchestra. (The concert starts at 8 o'clock). Duker thinks he has the prob. lem solved, by assigning one of (he bands to play from the stage, while the others group on the gymnasium floor. Taking part In the program he- sides the Senior High Band and the Junior High orchestra will be the East, West, and Central junior high bands. The orchestra, directed by Leroy Fritz, will open the program in its public bow with: "Ting-a-ling" by Isaac; "The Silken Fan", a minuet, by Isaac; "Jinrlkisha". a Chinese dance, by Drake; "Sunday Afternoon* by Lo- landl; and "Manitou", an Indian danxsf, by Drake. C«nfral Junior High Band under J. 4. Brewer, will take over the next group which includes: "Activity," | march, by Bennett; "When Day is Done" .by Voder; "Lady of the Lake, by Jones; and "Sunnyland", overture, by Oliva- doti. Under John Sandford the West Junior High Band will play "Sir Greg," a march, by Mesang; "El Burrito", a novelty, by D'Arcy: and "Avalon" overture by Oliva- doti. C. M. Stuchlik, like Sandford, a new entry in the Alton field, will direct the East Junior Band in "Trail Blazer", march by Holmes. "Pleasant Life 1 ' overture by Oliva doti; "At the Concert", by De- Lameter; and "Oh Happy Day" by Koplow. The Senior High Band plays the final group under its new director Ray Murfin, as follows: "Emblem of Unity" march by Richards; "Mafnin Veen", a group of Marx folk songs, arranged bj Wood; "On the Alamo", a populai arrangement by Jones and Kahn;, "Hallelujah 1 from "Hit the Deck by Youmans; and "Joshua", a Yoder arrangement. AH bands and the audience will combine for the closer: "America, the Beautiful", The award was based upon a proposed activity program submitted by the candidate. It consists of a year's residence in four cities in the East—Philadelphia, Boston, New York, and Washington, D. C. I Lewis is now president of the j Madison County Historical Society. I One of his research projects will be a study of the closing years in ! the life of Jean Laffite, with the purpose of determining whether, after helping Andrew Jackson win the Battle of New Orleons, Uhe pirate spent his last days in Alton. , The fellowship is similar to the ; one granted to Miss Dorothy Coi lonius last September. The committee which made both awards is composed of Dr. David A. Weaver, president of Shurtleff College; Lawrence Keller, Jr., vice president, Alton Banking & Trust Co.; Dr. Frank Morrison, the Rev. Paul S. Krebs, pastor of Twelfth Street Presbyterian Church; Dr. R. n. Lynn, president of the school board; School Supt. J. B. Johnson, and John Bruno. New Casualty List {or Korean War Issued WASHINGTON !P The Denfense Department today identified 150 Korean War casualties in a new list (No. 791) that included 'X killed, 114 wqunded, 5 missing, 5 captured and 1 injured. Weather Alton and vicinity: Generally fair tonight. Tuesday in- creating cloudiness. Not quite so cold today. Warmer Tuesday night. High today in tow 50s. Low Tuesday near freezing with frost. High Tuesday near 60- Shippers' forecast <200-mile ractius of Alton): 28 32 east and AOJth, 30-34 west and south. tthw smgp* Set Level 7 » uj M ft<jre*u 7 * m I Stage 10.88 Ft. Pool 417.51 I Fall .22 Ft. Tailwater406.36 "sawdust trail" at the time the evangelistic campaign was being conducted in Alton by Dr. W. E. Biederwolf. Religious Experience Frequently down the years he was to testify to his religious experience and he was to become one of .Jhe, leaders among Methodist laymen/ in- the First > Methodist Church. The sawdust Frpii he trod had a great influence through Mr. Zimmerman on the community In Which he lived. It was to further accenutuate the power and influence of his good wife in the bringing up of a family to extend that influence far and wide. Mr. Zimmerman also w»s active in the Masonic lodge with which he affiliated after his saw dust trail religious experience. There was no one who would have dared to POWs CHECK IN —Americans being repatriated at Panmunjom check in at a receiving tent as the first batch of war prisoners were swapped Sunday.—AP Wirephofo. IVo Reason to Fear Peace li It Comes, Humphrey Claims Reds Treated Start of Trade Is First Break In Truce Talk* Board Orders U. S. Reds Bare Member Lists WASHINGTON £> — A government board today branded the U. S. Communist party as "a subsidiary and puppet of the Soviet Union" and ordered the party to bare its membership lists and give a financial accounting. The order is subject to review by the courts. The four present members of the Subversive Activities Control Board agreed unanimously that the party."is substantially directed, dominated and controlled" by Moscow. The party, the board said, "operates primarily to advance the objectives" of a Russian-directed world Communist movement. The board's order was issued almost 19 months after former Atty. Gen. J. Howard McGrath started a registration proceeding By ROBERT EUNSON FREEDOM VILLAGE, Korea fl> —Americans and fellow United Nations soldiers freed today from Communist prison stockades said the Reds treated them fairly wen— particularly after the truce negotiations began—but did try to convert them to Communism. All agreed It was wonderful to be free. Lt. Roy M. Jones, Minneapolis, Minn., said Communist treatment was "unbelievably poor" before the truce talks -began, but the quality improved somewhat and varied with the ups and downs of the negotiations. Pfc. Raymond H. Medina of the Bronx, N. Y., summed up the thoughts of most returning prisoners when he said simply: "I'll be glad to be home." Cpl. James Lee Pinkston, Salisbury, N. C., said the Reds told the prisoners Allied troops had waged germ warfare in Korea and "some believed it." Pinkston said the Reds showed "no partiality" to prisoners who seemed favorable toward propaganda. Many of the 30 Americans and other U.N. troops willingly faced a battery of newsmen, photographers and television cameras on their arrival In this tent city, first stop on the road hpme. Treatment Got Better Jonas, a 1st Cavalry Division veteran who was captured in the winter of 1950, said, "The treatment prior to the peace negotiations, started in 1951 was unbelievably poor. When the peace negotiations started, treatment got better. "I refer In particular to food, housing, clothing and the conditions under which men were forced to travel and march. "It certainly feels wonderful to be a free man again." He said that the Communist treatment also varied with the progress shown by the armistice negotiations. He is listed as a pleurisy patient He said Allied enlisted personnel generally received better treatment than captured officers but "it would be hard to say how in a very few minutes." Jones was captured when his regiment was cut off. He said the morale of the officers held by the Communists was still quite good. "I saw a certain amount of Russian civilian personnel" in North Korea, he said, nation's industrial plant "is al-j On the attempt of the Commu- NEW YORK /P—Secretary of the Treasury George M. Humphrey said today the United States is "not ! headed for depression" whether there is a truce in Korea or even a i real peace. "There is no reason to fear peace," he said. In his first address since he took office in the Eisenhower administration, Humphrey outlined a fiscal policy that called for a reduction in taxes when governmental expenses "are under control." His address was for more than liQOO editors and publishers attending the annual luncheon of members of The Associated Press, 1 world-wide news gathering cooperative, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Taxes must come down," he said. "It's simply a matter of timing geared to reduction of expense. Both are too high and both must be reduced. . . . "The reduction of taxes, moreover, is one of the best guarantees we have against the fear of depression, in the event that peace makes possible curtailment of government defense spending." Humphrey said any fear of a depression if defense spending is i reduced is unjustified. He said the Court has the and in his family life he reflected its most powerful strength. man oThighVpe. """^ * "^ I Security He also served on the city Civil Service Commission. Mr. Zimmerman came to Alton he Supreme final say on oon- (McCarran) Act ! which the board acted. under 69 years ago with the Huse-Loomis Ice Co., with which he started as a cabin boy in his 'teens when the company had headquarters at Peru. Later he was a pilot on the company towboats. and remained with the firm until artificial ice I'ndnr McCarran Act The board was established by that act and authorized to determine whether any organizations were directed from abroad and ready geared to increased civilian production." "We are not going to have a depression in America whether we have an armistice, a real peace. or continue to develop a proper and balanced posture of defense," he said in his prepared address. "There is no reason for a depression unless we fail ourselves to do the things we ought to do making curtailed the company's tails. operations of cutting and storing Attorneys for party — former cantonio, John thus, under the act's terms, forced I and lack the courage and fore- to register with the attorney gen- j sight to do them, eral and disclose the names of | "Thej-e will be readjustments, of their members and financial de- course. There are always readjust- nists to teach politics in the prison camps, Medina said the Communists had classes for the POWs "almost every day. Lately, they have—you know—lessened down." Pvt. David Ludlum of Ft. Wayne Ind., said that for three or four months attendance was required at classes in Communism. Outside the tent where the former captives were interviewed there was considerable tension and emotion as the first soldiers arrived by ambulance. Sfc. Robert Lee of Columbus, ments taking place in any active I tia., and Troy, Ala., complained Could Be Prelude to Armistice in Korean Conflict By ROBERT TUCKMAW PANMUNJOM, Korea fl>~On« hundred disabled Allied war prti- oners, some weeping silently, came down Freedom Road today In an historic exchange for 500 gluoi Communist sick and wounded of the Korean War. The trade, first clear break In long-deadlocked truce talks, could be the prelude to an armlgtf« in the 34-nionth-old war. The talks, suspended last October, resumfl Saturday. The blue-clad Allied prisoners in-, eluded 30 Americans, 12 British* 50 South Koreans, 4 Turks and ,i each from Canada, South Afriti, Greece and the Philippines. Another 100 return Tuesday—H Americans, 12 British, 3 Turljbi and 50 South Koreans, the Red* said today. In all, 605 Allied sich and wounded are being traded fbf 5,800 Reds. Those crossing today appeal?ifo* to be in fair health and well fed. None mentioned unusually harsh treatment in the North Korean prison camps, where some had been since 1950, the first year of the war. But one officer said treatment was "unbelievably poor" tijBf fore the truce negotiations began; then picked up materially. Four came back on stretchers; others walked or hobbled on crutches. . Dramatic Scene It was a solemn, dramatic scene as the sun burst through clouded skies in midmornlng. •"/;'.. The returning •• prisoners grinned or wept or remained : stOlid, each; man to his own feelings. ' Sounds of battle from a nearbS fight echoed over this ancieat village. •'••'•'••:' ' '• '•-'•".]-.; ::''"''. : : '""\ Many said the Reds tried; to win • them to Communism, btii there was no'outward indication Of success. . ' • .;'.,'".' ••. ' ' • One prisoner said'"they us photos" On germ warfare. Reel charges that the U. N. forces used germ warfare have been vigorously denied by the United Nations Command and Washington. "Some believed it," added «ii- other. Cpl. Kenyon Wagner of Detroit* Mich., a tuberculosis patient, said Allied soldiers were "exposed to Communist literature and study was encouraged." Asked if any had turned C0m> munisr, Wagner replied: "I could not say." ' Wagner said he was given "the whole works" in medical treatment including modern drugs, He said one of the Red doctors was trained in Detroit. '.C' Pfc. Almond L. Nolan of Rexville, N. Y., a captive since December, 1950, said: "Treatment; up there wasn't too bad ... I believe we got the best they could do although the first the Communist economy, sometimes to the advan- Rep. Vito Mar- Aht and Joseph ice. After quitting the lee business. Mr. Zimmerman worked for 14 years at Owens-Illinois Glass Co , and later' was employed for 22 , ask tno courls to declare the law , long, deep depression ami we must y^^ 111 -Standard Oil Co., retiring j ,, lcRnL Thcy have caUod u ••„ law . ncver pc| . mil jt to 0(TU1 ,.. in i ijt)«i. He was born March 6, 1860, tage or detriment of one group ment during 29 months imprison- ancl sometimes to another. Bui rle- nient. porer of 1hc - served notice in advance pression, no. We cannot preserve decision that they would our way of life through anuiher at Hasten, Pa. He moved to Peru in 1869 and came tn Alton in 1884. Ho was the last of a family of nine children. Snven Children less law." The board that he received no medical treat- \ winter was pretty rough." Saw Russians prisoners said they "I've never been so happy to see a bunch of Americans in my life," he declared. Camp Bombed Pinkston said his camp was said its "subsidiary Some prisoners said they had seen Russians in North Korea, but others said they had seen none. "We saw plenty of girls," said another. From Panmunjom, the prisoners 'and puppet" label applies for the j American party's entire existence, j beginning in 1010. j I Except for some changes in | language, the board's 218-page 10- Mr. Zimmerman was the father port followed the recommendations of six sons, all of whom attained prominent positions in professional and business fields, and a daughter. The sons are Dr. Alex Ximmer- of two of its members, Chairman Peter Campbell Brown and Dr. Kathryn Mcllale, who conducted more than 14 months of hearings. ROK Delegate Says Reds Can EndWarFast man, superintendent of music in Today's order directing the party the San Diego, Calif, public schools; to register with the Justice De- Dr Arthur F. Zimmerman, dean of partment also was signed by mem- (ConUnueil on Page 17, Col. 5) Continued on Page 2, Col. 3. WlioWoirt Japan's Political Picture Still Clouded Following Elections By JIM RIWKKK TOKYO .V -Pro-American Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida's Liberal t' mp Slightly more than .i.) million or ot the party won 42 per cent of the seats in the powerful House of Represen- " m {^ 1 ' 01 ), Cnl ' latives Sunday but Japan's political picture was as cloudy as ever. Complete returns showed today that the second national election in seven months gave the Liberals 199 seats in the 466-member House- not enough to form a single-party government. It \\as a loss of five seats. * Yoshida had staked his political future on the balloting, hoping for a rnajont.s. Howp\er. his foremost iivals lost strength and it v\as possible Yoshida would pu k up enough outside strength to loiml Vi^lmi i his fifth cabinet. 1 election. PKORIA. III. /P-South Korea's United Nations delegate said today the Korean War can be ended in one month "if Russia is sincere" in its current peace offensive. Dr. You Chan Young, South Korean ambassador to the t). S. and its I' N. General Assembly delegate Addressed a meeting sponsored iiy the YMCA World Service Committee. "If we are to have more truce talks at Panmunjom." he said. "I urge thai a definite time limit be The Communists placed one man set [I Russia is sincere in wanting in the House. Thcy had none last peace; it shouldn't take more than a month to reach an agreement." The South Korean official said electorate his couniry must he reunited, north and south, if peace there is to be lasting He contended continued division ot the country would be "n- bombed by Allied planes once but were rushed by helicopter and ambulance to Munsan's "Freedom, Village" for medical care and Interviews. Then on to a hospital, at Seoul. The Allied men carne down from their North Korean prison camps in trucks, Russian jeeps and am* bulances. The Reds were movetf up from South Korea by train tC Munsan and then here in ambu* la'nces. First American across the line. no one was hurt. Pvt. Carl W. Kirchenhausen of Nesv York said a minority of prisoners had been mlluenced by Red propaganda. He said the camp library was full ol Communist literature with "very few novels." Pfc. Donald LeGay of Leominster, Mass., reported there were many sick and wounded still in Red camps. LeGay said the night before they left thoy held "a pretty good party was Pvt. Carl W. Kirchenhausen. with wine and beer." of New York City. He said prisoners were furnished Rear Adm, John C. Daniel, • with another drink which he com-, pared to "moonshine." Cpl. Kenyon Wagner of Detroit Continued on Page 3, C'ol. 1. I U.N. truce delegate, met the turnees. As the men checked out of tht I Continued on Page 8, Col. & Friendship Week British Civilians, Irish Priest Also Gain Their Freedom Political observers had predicted that a coalition ot dissident Liberals u ho split away from Yo- diculous ' shida last month with progres-' "It would t>e juM like drawing sues and some Rightist Socialists a line through the I'. S along the welcome. vunild rule Favored 10 bead such a coalition \viis cither I' lino Haloyama leader ol the dixMdrnt Liberals, or one-lc,.'ji'(l MaiMiru Shigenulsu. Proyio.s.Mve leader. But I hi- \otor> turned thumbs down on both H,.iu> ama and Stiig- cimt^'i s pai'tic!- i^liid'i him.--clt easily won re- Mississippi Kiver with forces on both side* he .P An uhich used -tilt-armed Hitlrr'» Birthiiu.v KKANKFl'KT, German) occasion in <"erman\ to call out bands (la salutes and marchin unnoticed in this country today It \\as the 6-4th ammci>uiy of Adolf Hitler's birth. MOSCOW .V Six British civil- due here early next week. lans and an Irish priest—freed by, French Embassy announced Sun* the North Koreans stepped from day night they had been tur0f4 the Trans-Siberian Express today, over to the Russians at ttw ii» to freedom and a warm British' berian border- Liberation of the civilians wit arranged after GateollM M4 French Ambassador Louis Joxf asked Soviet Foreign M«U»t*r V, armed They were met at Moscow's Yar- said. oslavsky Station after the long train trip across Siberia by Britain s ambassador here. Sir Alvary Gascoigne, and others from the British Embassy. A special RAF transport plane passed is due to fly in here Tuesday to return the group to England. Fourteen French civilians also i interned by the North Koreans are M. Molotov if Russia would vene with the Korean Molotov also agreed to a U. 8. request that the Soviet gOVefflHUMl aid in obtaining the iel*ft«» •( r. s. civilians interned i» Nojrtfc Korea since the U^UUUAg tl U» war.

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