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Today's News Today A P LEASED WIRE AND FEATURES NEA FEATURE SERVICE Weather Forecast Cloudy with rain beginning this afternoon. Rain tonight with low 43 in wont portion and 48 in e«»t portion. Wednesday clearing with hljfhest In th« lower S0». VOL. LXIX.--NO. 43 Press Bun Today FREDERICK, MD., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1951 FOURTEEN PAGES PRICE--THREE CENTS Approval Of NPA Is Given Io Local Jobs Materials Will Be Made Available For East End And Lincoln School Work Permits for two Frederick coun- y been school building projects- have ^n approved by the National Production Authority of the U. S. Department of Commerce under he scarce materials program, Washington sources reported today. - The permit approval will mean hat the $253,671 Lincoln High School additions and improvements project will get under way in the lear future. It will assure the continuance of the $313,000 East End elementary school project m Frederick, which has been started. The Frederick County Board of Education has received word that approval of the East End elemen- ary school has been forthcoming fut has not yet been officially notified regarding the Lincoln project. According to the advice i-om Washington, governmental control number 5141 has been assigned to the Lincoln school and control number 5149 to the East 5nd school. L. J. Keller and Sons, local contractors for the East End school, lave completed the foundation and lave the building above ground on the site on the south side of Route JO just past of the corporate limits ftf the city. A representative of the firm said the allocations of copper and steel for the project as listed in the government permit appear to be nearly enough to "pretty well complete" the job. But. he pointed out, the delay in issuance of the permit has set back to a considerable extent the probable completion | date of the project. He is now just ordering the scarce materials which should have been on order several Hood College To Observe 'Little Christmas' Season Traditional "Little Christmas" at Hood College will be preluded Thursday by the Home Economic club tea and will begin officially with the Round Robin teas Friday afternoon. The first event will be held at Strawn Cottage on December 6 from four to 5.30 p. m. The tea is for the faculty and is sponsored by the Home Economics Club. The Jiving and dining rooms of Strawn will be decorated for Christmas. Tea, cookies and sandwiches will be served. The Round Robin teas will be held in each dormitory on December 7 from 3.30 to 5 p. m. The teas are for faculty, members of the board of Trustees from Fagerstown and Frederick, and guests. The students act as hostesses in their respective dorm. The girls who live in the French House will go to the tea in Shriner Hall, the girls in Strawn Cottage will go to Meyran Hall, and the girls in Rayford Lodge will go to Coblentz Hall. Each dormitory Will serve different refreshments and the guests will progress from one building to the other. All the dormitories will be decorated for Christmas and the traditional .-iurel will be wrapped around the main staircase in Coblentz. "Little Christmas" will be characterized by many other annual events. The 'Christmas Vesper service will be held on December 9 at four p. m. and again, at 7.30 p. m. in Brodbeck Hall. During the service the Hood College choir will present The Christmas Story in music. The Christmas dinner, highlighted by roast turkey and flaming plum pudding will be on December 13 at 6 p. m. William Sprigg, as sistant professor of music, will present an organ recital at 7.45 on that evening. After the recital the college students will go caroling in Frederick. They will return to the campus in time for the Communion service at 11 p. m. in Brodbeck. This service is sponsored by the Young Women's Christian Association. State Master Speaks To Grange Meet Md. Organization Hears E. F. Holter This Morning; Award Winners Named Continuance of "price floors, price imonths ago. W. Harley Miller, Martinsburg. W. Va., holds the general contract for the Lincoln school improvements but has done no work as yet, pending receipt of the governmental permit. There are a number of sub-contractors. The County Commissioners have approved the Lincoln project contingent upon the forthcoming. The permit being commissioners have indicated they will probably finance the contract locally and %iave talked with representatives of local banks but have not finally approved any arrangements, so far as is known. The Keller representative also reported that good progress is being made on the new Middletown High School, which the firm is also building, and that it is hoped to about finish the job by late January. o Deer Kills Are Reported Deer kills dropped to nothing this morning in the mountains of the county after yesterday's near record slaughter of 46 on the opening day of the six-day hunting season here. Deputy Game Warden Marvin Myers, who ia in charge o£ the checking station at Lewistown, said Jnot a single deer had been reported by shortly after noon. He said he had talked with some hunters who had returned from the mountain areas and they had no reports of any kills. A number of hunters were apparently out despite occasional early showers and the threat of more rain. The deputy said Harold H. Elser. of the Maryland Department of Research and Education at Solomons Island, is at the checking station list the approximate age of the sr killed for research and statis- i f\ft^ \~o. T?lo^iorl tical purposes. A similar check was j Umcei S Al e JMeCiea made last year. Elser is takins the length of the Uprising Will Be Given Full Inquiry Destructive Outbreak At 'West Point Of South' Is Ended LEXINGTON, Va., Dec. 4 (ff)--A. sweeping investigation was under way today into a noisy and destructive uprising by students at Virginia Military Institute. Before the Sunday night-Monday morning affair was over, the historic "West Point of the South" saw windows and lights shattered, furniture burned, property destroyed and some rooms flooded with water. The cadets--wearied by the 40 minutes of ''protesting"--went to classes early yesterday with only about two hours sleep after a five- mile, three-hour hike to "cool them off" and discipline them. There was some disagreement among VMI officials as to what provoked the sudden protest. But there was little disagreement that the affair got out of hand for more than half an hour. VMI spokesman said there had been some recent "resentment by cadets" to a "general tightening up" on VMI regulations. But cadets themselves said the uprising came as the result of the strict "bed checks" by one officer. They said they waited until the officer, not identified, again was officer of the day. That turn came Sunday night. Cadets estimate 75 per cent of the 900 students participated in the protest. School officials placed the total at about 200 students. Here are a few of the things that happened. Some 100 windows were broken, a fire was built against the door of the tactical officers' headquarters; furniture was removed from the officer of the day's office and part of it was burned. Water taps were turned on in many rooms and water poured across the floor and into the courtyard: wiring was ripped out of the loudspeaker system: a fire was built in the guardhouse: ceiling lights were broken and bulletin boards were damaged. As far as Gen. Richard J. Marshall--to resign as superintendent in July--is concerned, it was a "shirttail parade"--the traditional cadet protest "demonstration. He added that it "made a little more noise than usual." County G. O. P. Club hind legs of the animals and the condition and diameter of the base of the antler to determine the condition of the herds and the general health of- the animals. The tests, he reported, also give an indication whether the herds are increasing or decreasing, and show the rate of th'.t change. , The same type of checking is being c?rried out at five other deer checking stations in the State during the open season. No conclusive findings have been reporled as yet. TT"1 1 TT*1 lv_ Mibok Hibok In EruBtioii MANILA. Dec. 4 (fP)-- Hibok Hib- ftiok volcano on Camiguin Island erupted today in an atomic like explosion and an unverified report said "several hundred" persons were killed. A Weather Bureau seismologist said "several hundred" persons were buried under the rain of red hot ashes or caught in streams of glowing lava. He said rescue workers began digging into the outer fringes of the ash and lava area tonight. j^ A Philippines Red" Cross repre- 'senlative messaged Manila headquarters that 26 bodies had been brought to the city hall at Mam- bajao, principal city of Camiguin. Thirty persons were treated for severe burns. The Weather Bureau and the Red Cross worker both asked government authorities to rush all possible help to care for injured and evacuated residents. The seismologist said the overall situation at the volcano apparently had improved but added he "no confidence" that the eruption was subsiding. Charles McC. Mathias, Jr., was re-elected president of the GOP Club" of Frederick county at the annual election meeting held Monday night in the Court house. Other officers elected for the year beginning January 1 were Fout, King. J e a n n e Barnhart, corresponding secretary, and Frank W. Rothen- hocfer, treasurer. Miss Helen Remsburg. vice president for this year, presided in the absence of Mr. Mathias. Plans for the George Washington birthday dinner, to be held February 23 in M. Holmes vice president; Mrs. Ruth recording secretary; Miss Nine Inmates Escape From Spring Grove Two Described As Violent; One Man Is Recaptured BALTIMORE, Dec. 4 (/P)--Police today rounded up six of nine insane criminals who bounded to freedom through a sunporch window at^Spring Grove Hospital last night while other immates watched a television show. BALTIMORE, Dec. 4 (ff)--Nine inmates, two of them described as violent, tore a heavy metal grating from a sunporch window and escaped from the Spring Grove Hospital for the criminally insane last night. County Police caught one of them about four hours later as he walked along the Washington boulevard about two miles from the hospital. The hospital is located just- outside and southwest of the city in Baltimore county. Hospital authorities said the escapees included a car thief, a pickpocket, a burglar, a sexual invert and a feeble-minded man. Dr. Albert Kurland, physician in charge of the building, said the escapees could all be described as "pretty ruthless." Dr. Isadore Tuerk, acting hospital superintendent, said the escape was discovered while some 45 patients were assembled in the building's recreation room, prior to going to bed. While the men watched television, a guard discovered the screen pried from the window in an adjacent corridor. The head of a bolt had been sawed off and the screen pried away from the window. The men dropped about 12 feet to the ground, Dr. Tuerk said. Responding to a call from guards at the Calvert distillery on the Washington boulevard at Relay county police found one of the men walking along the road about 50 feet from the mam gate of the distillery, which is located about two miles from the hospital. He was identified as the feeble-minded man. The two men described as violent by county police were identified a: Robert Northrup, 28. who had been confined for assault, and Richart Jenkins, 28, who had been sent to Spring Grove from the Eastern Shore Hospital because authorities there were unable to handle him. County police and guards from the hospital combed the surrounding countryside today. RELEASE DEMANDED BUDAPEST, Hungary, Dec. 4 iff --The United States demanded to day the release of four American airmen forced down in their plane by Soviet fighters in western Hungary on Nov. 19. PLANE KILLS THREE DERBY, Colo., Dec. 4 (/P)--Three men were reported killed- this morning in the crash of a United Air Lines DC-3 training plane three miles northeast of the Rocky Mountain arsenal. PRICES SLIP NEW YORK. Dec. 4 UP)--Prices showed a slipping tendency today the State Armory, were discussed, in a quiet stock market. Guests With Communicable Disease Must Be Reported Cooperation of hotel managers, tourist camp proprietors, and boarding house keepers is being sought by the Health Department in an effort to follow migration of itinerants - infected with communicable disease. Dr. Forbes H. Burgess, health officer, has sent a form letter to people who .house travelers, pointing out their responsibility under Maryland State Code to report the presence among guests of persons having infectious disease. Several people, reported to be suffering from tuberculosis in active form, were reported to have come to the city recently from another state and, physicians said, uncontrolled movement of such persons constitutes a health hazard to the general population. Sterilization of dishes is especially important in the control of tuberculosis, it is pointed out, and strict sanitary regulations should be invoked to protect the general public. Dr. Burgess wrote: "Your attention is called to Sections 76, 94, anc 97 of Article 43 of the Annotated Code of the State of Maryland which requires the reporting of any contagious or infectious diseases in guests at your establishment." The following'paragraph from th Code, is quoted in the Health Of ficer's letter: "Whenever any hole keeper, keeper of a boarding house lodging house, superintendent, man ager or director of a hospital o private or public institution of anj kind shall know or shall have rea son to believe that any guest, in mate or other person in the hole . . , . or institution . . . . or on the premises is sick with smallpo* . ... or any other contagious or in fectious disease, the said person . . . . having charge shall immedi ately give notice thereof in writing to the Health Officer of th» city town or county" upports and other similar devices ^ r «^ n the general public interest" was urged this morning by Edward F. Holter, Master of the Maryland State Grange. At the same time he Middletown dairy fanner sug- ested endorsement of the Nation- 1 Grange program to remove the o-called Federal incentive payment or soil conservation practices and aid $100 million thus could be aved in government spending. Mr. Holler spoke at the first con- erence of the 77th annual session if the State Grange being held in he Francis Scott Key Hotel. About 200 representatives of the 53 Maryand Granges registered Monday or the conference which will con- inue through Thursday. Mr. Holter said, "The ability of arm people to produce abundant- y, even though handicapped by reduced labor and supplies, has again been demonstrated during he past year. May we express the hope that labor and industry likewise produce abundantly over and above the normal supply and demand during this time of national emergency. Balancing the budget of government will also aid ma- :erially in controlling inflation. This means taxing to the ability of bur taxpayers to pay and reduction of unnecessary government expenditure to the end that we may finance ;he various operations of government on a pay-as-you-go basis. To this end we in agriculture must be prepared to both pay our share of _tes and accept reduced appropriations for the benefit of agriculture." The master expressed the conviction that farmers should pursue conservation practices without subsidy. He also condemned the Federal plan to go direct to the people [or advice in establishing government programs. The legislative branch, Mr. Holter said, should be charged with responsibility for formulating policy. Abundant production of farm products Mr. Holter endorsed as sound economically. He said, "I do not believe in a policy of scarcity in food products to maintain a satisfactory price level. It follows therefore that some provision must be made through the years to prevent the very abundance we believe necessary to the best interest of our people, from destroying the farmer who produces it. To this end I recommend the continuance of price floors, price supports and other similar devices in the general public interest." The Grange Master urged realistic economy in the school building program when he said "we dare n o t ' g o beyond what we can afford." He endorsed the Maryland policy of state payment of a percentage of educational costs and asked that school authorities confide more in citizens in programming construction and in developing courses of study. "We must be vigilant and alert to make sure that our children are taught a full appreciation of what a free country controlled by a free people, means to its citizens." Mr. Holter is concluding his third term as State Master. Awards won by Frederick county Grange members were announced in the report of A. B. Hamilton, State Lecturer, during this morning's session. The honors included first and second honors for Frederick locals earned through "booster nights" designed to increase interest and membership -in Granges. First award was for Jefferson, Mrs. Henry Keller, lecturer, Mr. Hamilton said, and second went to Lewistown, Mrs. Clarence Schultz, lecturer. Finalists in the state quartette contest included the group representing Jefferson,-who the speaker reported, as "the beauty shop quartette" won top state honors. "To qualify in the National Grange achievement project for 1951, a Grange was required to show a net increase of ten additional members as provided in the Goss Memorial Membership Campaign and to score points for specific accomplishments," the Lecturer reported. "Blue ribbons were won by Glade Valley and by Carroll Manor." A county girl. Miss Betty Rhoderick of Mt. Pleasant, also won honors for her community, Mr. Hamilton said, by placing first in the state essay contest on highway safety. Welcome to the delegates was extended at 11.45 a. m. by Mayor Donald B. Rice. Highlight of the afternoon session will be the address by Herschel Newsom, Master of the National Grange, scheduled to speak at 3.15 o'clock. At 7,30 this evening the finals in the one-act play contest will be held in Parkway school. Information In Tax Case By-Passed Former Deputy Attorney General 'Presumed' Caudle Was 'Leaking' It 'WASHINGTON Dec. 4 «*V-Pey- Deputy Attorney General, testified today he "presumed" T. Lamar Caudle was "leaking" grand jury information on an Alabama tax fraud case to a Congressman In 1950. That was the reason, Ford said, why he arranged for the Informa- ion to "by-pass" Caudle's office even though Caudle was Assistant Attorney General in charge of tax raud cases. Ford did not immediately name he Congressman. However, he was ailed before a House Investigating committee for followup testimony o the story related by John Mitchell, Justice Department prosecutor, esterday. Mitchell said that Caudle and Rep. Frank Boykin (D-Ala) ook an "unusual" interest in the case of the Gulf Coast Tobacco Co. of Mobile, accused of understating 1942-44 income by several hundred ;housand dollars. Ford resigned as deputy Attorney General last September and is now n private law practice in Wash- ngton. President Truman forced Caudle's resignation last month with the explanation that Caudle's "outside ictivities" were incompatible with his official duties. Gulf Coast Tobacco Company was a partnership. In the wind-up of the case, two partners--Joseph Vlitchell and Samuel Ripps--pleaded guilty and were given jail sentences. The committee was reported preparing to move from this case to cases in Chicago. Lending weight to these reports was the presence of a wealthy Chicago attorney. 75 Posts For Outs Way Street Signs Arrive Seventy-five posts on which will be erected one-way and no parking signs in connection with the designation of one-way streets in Frederick have arrived and at lenst 25 more ore expected, Mayor Donald B. Bice siiid today. The Mayor indicated a survey would be made to determine where the posts are to be placed and the matter will come before the Board of Aldermen Thursday night. Signs have already arrived.' The Mayor said It has not been determined when work will start on installation of new traffic lights, controls and cable on Market, Patrick and Benlz streets. fled Defense Broken Back Of Front Line ENLIST IN NAVY The local recruiting office, Chie Bowers in charge, reported the following eight men from Frederick county enlisted in the Navy in No vember: Evert L. Lucas, East D street, Aubrey E. Kronk, Third ave. nue, and Lawrence W. Nelson, Eas Potomac street, all of Brunswick George C. Pearl, Jefferson; Reginald M. Winpigler, Frederick, Route 4 Waiter R. Harrison, Knoxville Clarence F. Smith. Upper Colleg Terrace; Charles T. Whims, Bur kittsvillt. New Fighting In Suez Canal Area Reported British And Egyptian Death Toll Is Now Placed At 50 CAIRO, Egypt. -- Brit- 134 Pints Of Blood Given Residents of the Ernrmlsburg community and students at Ml. St. Mary's and St. Joseph's colleges donated 134 pints of blood when the American Red Cross Bloodmobile recently visited the north county section in its campaign to collect blood for the use o£ the armed forces. One hundred and fifty donors filled appointments for the one- day operation which was carried on in the gym at Mt. St. Mary's. The staff accompanying the mobile unit from Baltimore was assisted by volunteers from Emmitsburg and from the Frederick Ked Cross Chapter. Edgar Emrich and C. A. Elder were recruitment chairmen for Emmitsburg and Girard Donahoe, of Mt. St. Mary's, was in charge of enlisting donors at the colleges. Mount students assisting Mr. Donahoe were John Cuskelly, John Roohan, Jack Yodgis, Ed Dunphy, Jack Lyons and Harry McPartland. Emmitsburg women manning the canteen were Mrs. Harry Boyle, Mrs. Roy Bollinger, Mrs. Lawrence Orndorff, Mrs. Erma Martin, Mrs. Harry T. McNair, Mrs. Harry McNair, Mrs. Sarah Rhodes, Mrs. Albert McCleaf, Mrs. Valerie Overmann, Mrs. Jane Gingell, Mrs. Mary Shuff. Mrs. E. R. Shriner and Mrs. Sterling Hawker. Others assisting the u n i t staff were Mrs. W. R. Cadle, Mrs. Caroline C. Lower, . Miss Elizabeth Rowe. Emmitsburg, nurses: Mrs. Ray Paisley, Mrs. William Bartgis, Mrs. Henry Davis. Mrs. Robert Alterbern. Mrs. Jack Haller, Frederick, nurses and aides; Mrs. Francis Petrott, Mrs. Mildred Portner, Frederick, motor corps. Others from the Frederick chapter lending assistance were Mrs. Paul L. Willard, blood dcnor chairman; Mrs. Richard Nailin. chairman of volunteer services: Mrs. Alexander Lewis, canteen chairman; and Mrs. Harry D. Radcliff, staff aide director. All workers were guests of the college for lunch. The next visit of the bloodmobile to Frederick county will be on December 17 at Middletown. ish troops clushrd with Egyptian police and civilians today in the second day of bloody fifthtlng '» the Suez canal rone. A British communique said there were unconfirmed reports that 20 Egyptians were killed. An Egyptian official said rifiht Egyptians were killed and eicht were CAIRO. Egypt, Dec. 4 wpi-- -New fighting erupted in the Suez canal area today, Egyptian reports said One Cairo newspaper put the dead in yesterday's fighting be tween the British and Egyptians-the worst yet in the two-months- old conflict-- at 50. Egyptian General Saad El Dn Sabour, r a n k i n g Egyptian officer in the Canal zone, said at Ismail that f i g h t i n g was renewed this morning a f t e r a British military Ras filling station was blown up. In Cairo, the pro-governmen newspaper Al Balagh quoted the Egyptian governor of Sue/, as say ing a rechcck showed 28 Egyptian? and 22 British were killed. It lister Egyptian losses at seven police and 21 civilians. An Egyptian c o m m u n i q u e las night listed 16 Egyptians and 1! British killed. The British today increased their casualty estimate, reporting a tola" Marine Killed As Car Hits Thomas Circle Tree WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (/P)--A Marine was killed and four other persons injured in two separate automobile accidents early today in the Washington area. The Marine, Robert Cozart, 20. was killed and another Marine, Doyle Brookshire, 22, was injured when their automobile crashed into a tree at Thomas Circle here. Both were stationed at Dahlgren, Va. Three other persons were hurt in the collision of an automobile and a Greyhound bus at the intersection of the Shirley Highway and Route 1 at Woodbridge, Va. All the injured were occupants of the automobile. Their names were not immediately available. of dead yesterday. These in eluded four Egyptians, eight Brit ish-lcd Mauritian troops, iwf British troopers and a British majo missing and "presumably dead." Renewal of fighting ended an un easy truce which was agreed 01 after a s t i f f battle at Ismailia, mid way along the canal's 100-mil length, took the lives of 18 person on Nov. 18. For the first time the British listed prisoners In their account of the clashes which have occurroc since mid-October. They said 2. r were captured. In October, the Egyptian govern ment cancelled an Anglo-Egyptian treaty which igave Britain the priv ilege of keeping troops thorp defend the Sue7. canal. Egyp ordered the British out. British forces promptly clamped tigh military control on the Canal /one The 'Egyptians said yesterday' battle was touched off by Britisl soldiers who opwnnd f i r e on squad of policemen t r y i n g to pusl their broken-down truck. The British said the Egyptian started the fracas when men the called "terrorists," l a t e r joined bj policemen, fired on BrilUh troop, moving gasoline supplies. Navy Plane's Crash Cause Of Six Deaths PENSACOLA, Fla., 'Dec. 4 A Navy plane crashed beside the scenic highway along the bluffs overlooking Escambia Bay, Monday Trapped Self But No Pigeons BALTIMORE, Dec. 4 fp--A 10 year-old Negro boy out fo trap pigeons got trapped himself las night in the melal grillwork of a bridge, just eight inches above a 11,000-volt power line. It took police and firemen, rail road workers and others an hou and a half to free h i m . The youngster, Wendell Howard and his brother, Reginald. 12. hat noticed pigeons roosting under the girders of the St. Paul street bridge which crosses the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks at Union Station Wendell climbed up through th maze of metal, within inches o the high-tension line and slipped into a tight space formed by inter secting girders. Railroad Policeman Sanford De Buss, spotting the boy, ordered him down, but Wendell was stuck. He stayed stuck for 9 minute while poifce and firemen tried t( rescue him. It wasn't until th Pennsylvania Bailroad shut off th power in the line and sent a skillec lineman, 47-year-old F. J. Ritz mann, on a precarious trip out on the dead wire 30 feet above th track, that Wendell was freed Ritzmann edged within reach o Wendell, then gave him a push into the arms of a fireman on top of a ladder. Back on the ground, the re formed pigeon catcher declared "I'm through with pigeon hunt ing." U me night, and six service rrfen were killed. Only a few minutes earlier the plane apparently was in no trouble and was coming in for a standard instrument landing, a Civil Aeronautics tower operator said. The plane had left Mrami a tew houn «arier bound for Corry Field her*. Government Workers To Get 4-Day Holiday KEY WEST, Fla., Dec. 4 MP)-President Truman today approve a four-day Christmas and a three day New Year's holiday for mos government workers throughou the country. To make this possible, he in structed Federal agencies to rear range their schedules "whore prac ticable" so that the work week wil run from Tuesday through Satur day during the Christma* and Nev Year's day wteki. 3bjection fo Truce Limitations Amphibious Landing; Catches Enemy By Surprise; Allies Lose Island SEOUL, Korea, Dec. 4 ta)--Brtt- sh «nd American Marines ripped hrouph Red defenses 130 miles be- lud the front in the most powcr- ul hit-and-run commando raid of IVP Korean wnr, the Allies an- ouncccl today. The Anglo-American force storm- d ashore on the east coast Sunday light under cover of heavy naval k unfire. The troops shot up Com- ·nunist communications and trans- lorl midway between the Soviet rotitier and the front. U. N. naval headquarters listed \vo British commandos as wounded. No U. S. Marine casualties were ·eported. The surprise assault on the beaches near Tanchon, 170 miles lorth of the 38th Parallel, broke hrough heavy red machine «un fire and carried the raiders astride lommunist coastal transport lines The surprise Allied raid camp two days after the Reds captured he island of Taehwa, far up on ^ccl Korea's west coast betwcer the mouths o£ the Yalu and Chong- chnn rivers. The allies had not reported oc cupatlon of the island. But the U S. Eighth Army Tuesday said 1,001 Chinese stormed ashore from canoes, sampans and motorboats. British and Canadian warships evacuated' 300 to 400 allied guer rillns on the island. The U. N command did not mention two other smaller Islands near Tnchwa which the Rods said they rocap lured. The Red amphibious action np parently led to Friday's bic air but tie and explained the mysleriou appearance of a f l i g h t of Russian type bombers. Eight twin-engin TU-2 bombers were .shot down b; U. S. Sabre jets before they could reach the islands. Four Red planes, apparently jcl? swept over Seoul in d a y l i g h t Mon day In t-heir deepest penetration No bombs were dropped. But thre Ked plnnex. perhaps from the snm flight, did bomb the western front. U. S. Third Division troop were d r i v e n to cover. Bitter Cold At Front Bitter cold became the wars enemy of i n f a n t r y m e n on bol sides of the 145-mile front line! Temperatures dropped to zero i t h e eastern mountains. There wa so little fighting the U. S. Eight Army c o m m u n i q u e reported action by squads. It told of attacks b three Red squads Tuesday at thre points. 2^00 Sales Of Seals Made Approximately 2.500 city and county residents have purchasei Christmas Seals since t h e a n n u a seal drive started two weeks ago George B. Delnplnlne, .Tr,, count chairman reported, and urge prompt returns of the Christma Scnl letters. Many of t h e returns were nccom panied by letters expressing grati t u d e for the work of the associa lion in f i g h t i n g tuberculous anc "best wishes" for a succcssfu Christmas Seal Sale. Proceeds fron the sale support the Frederick County Tuberculosis and Publi Health office and the mobile x-ra survey now in progress throughou the county. Emphasizing the various phase of the prevention and control pro gram of the State Tuberculosis As socialion, Governor Theodore R McKeldin in a radio appeal o Sunday proclaimed that day a "Christmas Seal Sale Sunday. Governor McKeldin expressed con fidence that the citizens of th stale would support the work o the county associations and th state group by their purchase o Christmas Seals. In the Interest of the Christma Seal Sale, members of the Fred erick Junior Chamber of Com merce glee club will present a 15 minute program on WFMD a eight o'clock tonight. The singin group is under the direction o Joseph Elkins. Jr. Members o the Community Players worksho will also present several radi skits over the local radio statio in connection with the seal sal drive. Boy Scouts from Troop 276 headed by Scoutmaster Gus Gilbert, and Troop 266, headed by Scoutmaster A. Norman Dietz, have assisted the drive by placing posters and counter signs throughout Allies Object To All Four Proposed By Communists; Try To Speed Talks MUNSAN, Korea, Dec. 4 W)-Communist negotiators Insisted to- ay on four limitations to super- ision of a truce in Korea. The al- ics objected to all four, The Reds may have other reslric- ions the allies don't like. But these our came out in* response to engthy questioning by United Na- ions delegates in a newly created ubcommittee: 1. The Reds would be free to ild air fields during an armis- ice. So would the U. N. command. But the allies have plenty and the leds haven't a single usable field n Korea. 2. Neutrnl inspection would be imited strictly to ports of eTntry. The allies want inspection teams ree to go_ anywhere in Korea. 3. A ban on troop rotation. That would mean an end to American veterans coming home after a year of service. 4. No interference with or inspection oC any reconstruction in Korea. Communist newsmen at Pnnmunjom said much construction work in North ground and the Korea Is under- Reds don't want Lho allies to know where it is. The new subcommittee -- two TM»n from each side -- was created tcday in an effort to beat a Dec. 27 deadline. A previous subcommittee drew a cease-fire line across the front to become effective if an armistice is signed by Dec. 27. That first subcommittee took mor* than three months. Vice Adm. C. Turner Joy, head of the five-man U. N. command negotiating team, tried to get more speed into negotiations. He proposed another subcommittee be created to start work on a clause for exchanging prisoners. North Korean Lt. Gen. Nam II aaid he would give an answer. But ha didn't say when. There in OUR other point necessary tor an armistice. That is rec- ommrndatlons to belligerent governments on' the ultimate withdrawal of foreign troops. The subcommittee for armistfc* supervision "went to work immediately after it was created Tuesday. Cpl. Wiles Is Casualty Corporal John R. Wiles, of near Mountaindale, is on the Korean casualty list released today by the De- pn-tmcnt of Defense. He was wounded October 29 while fighting with the 5th Cavalry Division. The 24-ynar-old county soldier has written his family that he was hit in his right side by shrapnel and that a piece had lodged in his lung. He has been treated in an Army hospital in Korea and In a letter received by his family Monday he said he would.soon be returned to Japan and that he would not have to return to combat duty. Cpl. Wiles is married, to the former Miss Betty K. Eaton,'who with their small daughter, is staying with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Eaton, near Mountaindale. .His mother, Mrs. Virdie Wiles, also resides near Mountaindale. Cpl. Wiles attended the school at Lew- islown and enlisted in the Army last February 9. He has been in Korea since last July and in early October suffered a slightly wounded right hand while In combat. Frederick. The aid Scouts was enlisted of the fqr the Girl preparing of letters which were sent throughout the county. vio- RUSSIA VOTED DOWN PARIS, Dec. 4 (If)--Over lent Russian objections, the United Nations special political committee today voted to ask representatives of East and West Germany to take part in its debates on all German . elections. five-Day Forecast Five day forecast: Maryland and Delaware--Rain ending by early Wednesday Western Maryland and during the morning in eastern, southern and coastal areas followed by partial clearing in the afternoon and cooler at night. Warmer Thursday to Saturday with rain again Saturday or Sunday. Cooler again by Sunday. Temperatures for the period will average 5 to 10 degree* abovt seasonal normal*. Cross-Fire Shot Gels Hunler But Deer Escapes MARTINSBURG, W. Va.. Dec. 4 UP)--Charles Bartgis, 39-year-old farmer, was shot in the head and is in critical condition after a deer h u n t i n g accident. Attendants at a Martinsburg hospital said a rifle slug entered the back of his head and came out the front. . W. W. Parsons, state conservation officer, and State Police gave this reconstruction of the accident, soon after the deer season opened yesterday: Elwood Bowers of Martinsburg was standing in an orchard and Bartgis, another member of the same hunting party, was in a field about 250 feet away. A deer ran between them. Bartgis fired twice. Bowers four times. A nephew found Bartgis unconscious in the field a few moments later. Bowers told police he did not fire the bullet which hit Bartgis. The deer was not killed, but blood spots indicated it had been wounded, apparently by Bowers. Autos Damaged When One Avoids Hitting Dog A dog ran across traffic going northward 1 oh North Market street about 11 p. m. Monday. Donald E. Wachter, 114 East Eighth street, tramped hard on the brakes of his automobile to keep from running over the dog. Wachter's car'stopped almost immediately- Alvie N. Sulcer, 240 North Market street, following behind Wachter's car, could not stop his automobile quickly enough to avoid ramming the Wachter car. Damage to Sulcer's auto, $100. Wachter's machine was less damaged, probably $20, investigators reported. The canine jaywalker was unharmed. Lieut. Frank Dorsty said no arrert was mads. NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER!

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