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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - October 7, 1950, Oakland, California WEATH ER Fair today, tonight and Sunday; warmer today with high in Oak- land 82, San Francisco 77, low tonight 50-55; gentle- variable winds. Weather, Map, Page 5 STmbune ASSOCIATEI PRESS...WIREMOTO...WIDE WO RLI... I N I TEI P R ES S C HI C S 0 IAIIY DEWS FOREItN SERVICE HOME EDITION VOL. CLIII It DAILY E OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1950 SUNDAY NO. 99 5-2; Prank THREAT U.C. IN 9TH Youth Dies, JACK HAND Hurt by 'Auto STADIUM, New Initiation Oct. Whitey Ford, 21-year-old rookie southpaw, won New York Yankees 13th A "hell-week" initiation Series title today with a 5 of a University of California 2 victory over the Philadelphia ternity today resulted in the for a four-game sweep of an 18-year-old sophomore fans. It was the serious injury to another. scoring series in history. more youths escaped two runs in, two men on base, and two out in the ninth, The tragedy occurred dt 2 Reynolds, winner of the today when five Sigma Pi game of the series, relieved nity pledges were walking and put down the Phillies Ygnacio Valley Road in front by striking out Stan Lo-pata, a pinch-hitter. the Marchbank Stables, was a two-run error by Left- Costa Gene Woodling that The pledges were "dumped" Ford's shutout. the road a short time before was the sixth clean sweep oJ series for the Yankees. accident by members of the got out of a jam in the ternity as part of their inning when Waitkus walkec Jones bounded a ground rule They were to make their into the first field scats only one out. Waitkus was back to the fraternity house down at the plate on Ennis 2431 Durant Avenue, to Brown back of thirc before breakfast this Then Ford caught Sisler on STRUCK BY called third strike. Yanks belted Miller from Attired in gunny sack box in short order. Leadofl tucked into their trousers, Woodling was .safe when Go- youths had just started down erred on his slow roller anc small hill in front of the to second on Rizzulo's when a car driven by Ruben Morgan, 550 Jean Street, SINGLES came over the crest of the hind struck them from the rear. Killed instantly was Gerald L. Foletta, of San Ardo; taken to Concord Community Hospital with a compound fracture of lashed a single to right scoring Woodling with the firs run. Then Miller uncorked a wild pitch that moved Berra to third DiMaggio bounced a double off the right field barrier to make left leg and deep facial cuts 2-0. Theodore Glassnow, 25, a Konslunty, the Phils relic. GI student from San replaced Miller and retiree Glassnow later was transferred side. Both Mize and Brown Cowell Memorial to Goliat, THREE ESCAPE Phils were unable to do a The three others, with Ford's southpaw slants Halpin, 22, Robert L. McNary, 20 both of Complon, and Clyde N Marquart, 21, of Lompoc, the second. Rizxulo took care of the first two putouts on easy bouncers from Hamner and Semi nick. Guliut flicd to Woodling. A short lime before the accident, Contra Costa sheriff's radio Ifcut out a call to investigate 'five (5'ouths walking on Ygnacio Valley Road. Before investigating officers arrived at the scene, showed the same brilliant pitching form he did it losing the 1-0 opener as he mowed down the Yanks one- two three in the second. Bauer poppet out, Coleman sent Sisler back near the barrier for his fly anc ever, the call changed from looked at a third strike. vestigation to a According to California HIT Highway patrolmen, the Konslanty grounder were walking five-abreast to Goliat in the Philadel- the road, holding hands, third, Eddie 'Waitkus singlet Morgan's car appeared over center for the second hit of: of the rise and struck But the chunky little lefty Morgan was not Ashburn and made Jones GRASS FIRE Phils reliefer also put down the Yanks in order in the third. Woodling flied to Ashburn HIGHWAY and Berra bounced out Jones made a fine stop on Riz- SAN LUIS OBISPO. Oct. hopper, the best defensive play of the day. Extortionist Summoned in Crime Probe One of 7 Convicted In Film Shakedown Will Face Senators CHICAGO, Oct; paroled extortionist U.N. APPROVES CROSSING OF PARALLEL; YANKS CAPTURE RED BORDER CITY grass and brush fire blocked! A" double play started by traffic on Highway 101 reportedly burned a ra ing and is out of control today in! that 7. who calls himself a movie producer was tapped by the Kefauver Com- mittee today to tell what he knows about organized crime. of the ''He is handsome John Rosselli, seven men wno to prison six years ago for con- spiring to shake down the movie industry for Roselli identified himself as a "Hollywood producer" to news- men at hearings of the Senate Crime Committee being conducted by Sen. Estes Kefauver (D., Tenn.) the closed hearings began Thursday and are expected to wind up today. The committee delved deep into lie financial activities of Paul (Che Waiter) Ricca, reportedly one of the bosses of a big gam- bling syndicate and once a top man in thc Capone mob. One com- mittee member described Ricca as the leader of the secret "Mafia" group. The investigators were primar- ily interested in (a) his loan from race track operators and (b) how he spent more than since his parole from federal prison in 1947. CHAIRMAN DISPLEASED Sen. Eslcs Kefauver (D., committee chairman, after dis- closing to newsmen Ricca's finan- cial dealings, expressed displeas- ure in regard to testimony yesterday by him and other wit- nesses. He suid the answers given the committee by Ricca, thc dap- per 52-ycnr-old "gentleman were "unsatisfactory." "The truth has been badly strained" by some of the wit- nesses, Kefauver said. Kefauver also told reporters that the circumstances of the loans to Ricca "seem fishy very suspicious. We are satisfied that it was not a straight loan but some- thing else." NIGHT SESSION HELD Ricca emerged as the central figure in the committee's investi- gation of Chicago's underworld activities after two days of closed hearings. The committee, which held a long night session last night, was expected to finish closed sessions today but Kc- fauver said the full committee will return later. He is the only committee member present. The group which, is holding Division Replaces Marines, Storms Kaesong, Two Miles South of 38; Free Korean Drive Nears Wonsan By RUSSELL BRINES 'TOKYO, Oct. Allied divisions drove within sight of the red Korea border on the west today. They soon may smash across in the big drive to kndck out the reeling gin drafting doctors dentists reds. DOCTOR RUSH TO. ENLIST-DUE was expected today to an increasing march of these pro- wheelhorse of the Southern'Korea breakout, smashed intolfessional men to enlistment of- An Air Force spokesman said the U.S. First Cavalry, WASHINGTON, Oct. President Truman's order to be- Kaesong, two miles south of the border. (The United Press reported the First Cavalry has replaced American Marines in the United Nations line. The If ice: 1 last niirhl Mizc helped Ford out of i hearings in ihc Nation's major build' "'nubk' ,thC citics' is to sessions in New ancn DUMCI- up n topped single York next Wednesday. Kefauver rol today in I that Bobby Brown watched sajd thc hoarings wij, dea, with Upper Berros Canyon, north of trickle down the third base line. New York and New Jersey and Nipomo. After Sisler flied to Bauer, Ham- the committee will investigate State forest rangers said 100, ner bounced a hit-and-run single j dealings that "interlock in the two men were on the fire lines and I in the hole between first and sec- 100 reinforcements were expected ond, moving Ennis to third, today. Seminick rolled to Mize who Ricca, one of the seven men who The fire started in Berros Can- yon and roared over a ridge to stepped on first and threw to Berra in lime to double Ennis try- Highway 101, 15 miles south of1 ing to score. San Luis Obispo, casting a dense1 Konstanty struck out DiMaggio pall of smoke over the road, in the fourth before Mize singled Flames leaped the highway in i to right, Brown flied to Ashburn and Bauer forced Mize. The" Yanks unloaded on Kon- stanly in the sixth. Berra led off with a 365-foot homer into the lower right field seats. Di Maggio several places but were quickly checked. Highway patrolmen rerouted traffic around the fire from Pismo Beach and Santa Maria. The fire was brought under control near was hit by a pitched ball. With one out, Bobby Brown hit a iong Iriple to center scoring Di Maggio. Bauer's fly to Sisler scored Brown to make it 5-0. Coleman popped to ftamner to end the inning. Ralph Caballcro went down swinging as a pinch hitter for Konstanty to lead oft the Phils 1 eighth. Waitkus rolled to Hopp land Ashburn lifted an easy fly DiMaggio. Robin Roberts was the new Phillies pitcher in the eighth. After Berra flied out, DiMaggio was presented with a single on a jhard smash thai Goliat fumbled. l Hopp forced DiMaggio and John- son forced Hopp. The teams went into the ninth with the Yanks still out fronl 5-0. Woodling losl Seminick's low- ering fly in the sun. He finally got his hands on the ball but dropped it for an error to enable both Jones and Johnson 'to score. Seminick, hobbled by an injured the highway and traffic resumed early today under highway escort. The fire has burned 3000 acres of grass and .brush. WHERE TO FIND IT Babies Churches 4 Classified 13 Comics...................8, 9 Crossword Puzzle 17 ditorials .......i......... 18 _ inancial 10 Gardens f) Goraldine 9 Radio Schedules 5 Society and Clubs......... 6 Sports 11 6 17 Uncle Wigffily............. 9 Weather 5 Weather Map 5 ffiirld News Front 2 THE NEWS METER SHELUVIOUND ANGLE The simple! ancient Bcrkclcyitc Ne'er felt a touch of A-bomb Diplomat Cleared leg, could only go to first. Jack Mayo ran for Seminick. m fright, WASHINGTON, Oct. arrow, crude but f nc state Department announced today that its loyalty security board had cleared career diplomat John E. Service of charges that he was a bad security risk. Could kill him every bit as dead. BURROUGHS went to prison in 1944 for con- spiracy to ..extort from the movie industry, spent more than an hour belore the commit- tee yesterday. s N.Y. Gambling Probe Reaching High Places NEW YORK, Oct. York City's gambling graft profa- ers reached out yesterday to tag three high police officials and "a prominent public figure" as Grand Jury witnesses. The "figure" was not identified, but was wluuiy believed lo be former Mayor William O'Dwycr, who resigned five weeks ago to become American Ambassador to Mexico. He now is vacationing in California. The new moves followed fast on a series of early morning raids or- dered by Brooklyn District Attor- ney Miles F. McDonald on the homes of eight policemen. The raiders turned up four tele- vision sets that McDonald said were gifts from Bookmaker Harry of a reported 000 gambling empire. Gross, now in jail as a material witness, has admitted paying a year for police protec- tion. Two other policemen, one a ser- geant and one a patrolman, were also summoned after the raids. The other three two of them just recently in the very highest ranks of the police department. At McDonald's request, Police Commissioner Thomas F. Murphy ordered detectives to locate but not two retired offi- cials. The search was successful last night. Marines have been given an- other, undisclosed mission, (The South Korean Third Di- vision had pushed to within 11 or 12 miles of Wonsan, big East Coast port nearly 100 miles north of the 30th Parallel, and a South Korean spokesman told a United Press correspondent: all goes well, wo expect to reach the main Wonsan de- fenses tomorrow, and if we are very lucky we might capture the city tomorrow'or Monday.) Tliroe South Korean divisions already wore over the border in the cast. Thc South Korean Third Divi- sion, spearheading thc drive into red Korea that has torn gaping holes in thc communits country, stabbed close to Wonsan. This industrial city, reported eastern anchor of the red defense line, is 90 miles deep in North Korea. Thc South Korean capital and sixth divisions drove northward through mountainous red Korean terrain inland from the east coast. Behind these five three in North Korea and two on the United was massing a mighty force of American, British, Australian and South Korean troops for the ex- poctcd knockout punch. Kaesong, seized by the hard- rolling First Cavalry, is only, tw< milos south of parallel UIJ, thc artificial border dividing Korea. This largest border city is astride Ihe main route to the red capital, Pyongyang. A Second Division, Ihe South Korean Eighth, was poised on Continued Paffe 2, Col. 3 FARM WOMAN SEES VIRGIN MARY ANEW AND COLLAPSES NECEDAH, Wis., Oct. Mary Anna Van Hoof collapsed at her farmyard shrine today nfter delivering what .she said was her .seventh and final message from thc Virgin Mary. Just pre- viously, a Roman Catholic priest said he saw the sun whirl. The gaunt mother of seven was revived after a few minutes and was helped into th, house. Her 25-minulc message, de- livered as usual in the first per- was heard by a rain-pelted crowd estimated at It followed the general pattern of previous messages she said were given to her by the mother of Christ, calling upon Christians to pray for the conversion of Rus- sia. The priest, who refused to per- mit the use of his name, told re- porters: "I saw it (the sun whirl clockwise and it also jumped." gone days without fond and water" adding: "Leon cracked up and dis- obey od a command of the gen- oral." The commanding officer's re- port of the case, said Gilbert hud refused to return lo his post dur- ing front line fighting, explaining Hint he hud "a wife and, children lo consider." Mrs. Gilbert returned to York from Tokyo after the fighting be- gan in Korea. They hove two chil- dren and arc expecting a third. Gilbert, shu said, wrote her thai he was convicted because "mili- tary authorities make an example of someone." THOROUGH REVIEW SET Brannon said that the findings of the military, court convened in Korea will be reviewed by an Army board here and by a ju- dicial council in the Judge Advo- cate General's office. Several women among the thousands of visitors jamming this village also said they saw the sun whirl. Newsmen saw nothing unusual. The claim by the priest and the women came in mid-morning, when the -sun appeared momen- tarily through heavy clouds. Dur- ing the night, rain intermittently drove a small crowd of the faith- ful from their vigil at a shrine, to cover. Last August 15 Mrs. Van Hoof told spectators the Virgin ap- peared and wanled them to "pray, pray, pray" to turn back the tide of communism. The La Crosse Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church has indi- cated skepticism of Mrs, Van Hoof's claims. President Winds Up Week-Long Cruise ABOARD YACHT COMMAN- DER, Potomac River, Oct. President Truman headed back to Washington today after a "wondcrfuly relaxing" week- long vacation cruise on Chesa- peake Bay. Truman plans to go directly to his White House office for a brief stay, then on lo Blair House 11, a quiet week-end. If they volunteer before be- g called they will receive month more pay than if they wait for the draft. Nearly all doctors, dentists anc veterinarians under. 50 years old and not members of the reserve forces, will be subject to regis- tration starting October 16. How many actually will be inductee depends upon the needs of the Armed Forces. In Belling Ihe October registra- tion date, the proclamation signec yesterday by the President sait medical men are urgently needed VARIOUS CLASSICS First to be registered will be tho.se who got government financ- ing or Selective Service defer- ment for their studies during World War II bul did not see 21 months of national service. Thej turn of other medical men comes later, Ihc dale has not been set but it must be before next January 10. That registration will take in (a) men who have bad long active duly though they are now at the bottom of Ihe list for call to service, and (b) those not trained by the government or deferred for study. Men in Ihe reserves are exempt from registration. So are men over 50. Those drafted will be subject lo 21 months service. MANPOWER PLANS Officer Death Irial Reviewed Army Legol Chiefs Take Up 'Cowardice In Battle' Charges WASHINGTON, Ocl. Thc first death sentence imposed in an Amerioan serviceman in thc Korean war is under review by the Army's top, legal authorities. Judge Advocate Gen. E.-M. Bran- non said yesterday he had re- ceived thc court-marlial case of Firsl Lieut. Leon A. Gilbert, York, Pa., Negro who was found guilty of "misbehaving himself before Lhe enemy by refusing to advance with his command." Gilbert's wife, Mrs. Kay Gil- bert, 27, asked President Truman two weeks ago lo overrule the death sentence, which has sel- dom been curried out in modern times. Her request was lurnod over to the Judge Advocate Gen- eral of the Army. UNDER GREAT STRAIN Mrs. Gilbert said (hat her h'us- band had been under tremendous Announcement of Ihc decision slrain. And his company "had Western Peace Plan to Unify Embattled Country Is Authorized; Soviet Bloc Stands Alone on Vote By FRANCIS W. CARPENTER NEW YORK, Oct. United Nations Assembly today in effect authorized a final U.N. drive across the 38th Parallel against communist North Korea and wrote a master plan for re-building the war-lorn country. ..J The final vote on an eight-power plan for re-constructing, a unified Korea was 47 to 5 with seven abstentions. The Soviet bloc stood alone against the majority plan. Soviet Deputy Foreign' Min? ter Jakob A. Malik told the Assembly the Russians voted the majority resolution ecause it called for the occu- ation of all Korea'. .The Assembly then defeated oviet bloc resolution demanding he cessation of hostilities, wife, rawal of foreign troops front; koreat and all-Korean elections bserved by a U.N. Commission .'ith the participation of the ioviet Union and Communist. Army Warns Of Alien Spies Public Cautioned Against Requests For Information to drnft medical men coincided with these other developments in the immpower field: Service's scientific advisory committee recommended n program of special deferment for "superior" students in high schools, colleges and universi- ties. Stuart Symington, mobi- lization co-ordinutor, met with Secretary of Defense Marshall nnd Secretary of Labor in an effort to' work out an overall agreement on how men with Apodal qualifications shall be as- signed among the Armed Forces and other essential claimants. The public was warned to be watchful for espionage attempts "unfriendly nations" seeking to build up files of strategic in- 'ormation on thc United States. U.S. Sixth Army Headquarters in San Francisco said today that a recent request lor a detailed de- scription of the Los Angeles water system was a case in point, The announcement did not indi- cate where the request'originated but sold such queries usually come from overseas agencies 01 their representatives in the United States. "The search for knowledge o; our resources, industries, utilities cities and public the an nouncemcnt said, "is a continuini process which is speeded up dur ing periods of stress." The Sixth Army urged "Ih'a private agencies receiving sue] requests should consider the QC lion carefully before complying Most of the requests are directs to civilian firms, Chambers o Commerce and similar organizu lions, the announcement said. The announcement noted lha (he office of Trade, Dcparlmen of Commerce, Washington, D.C has been designated for handlin, queries on such matters. It wa suggested that any requests re ccivcd by private agencies be for warded to the Army or the Do parlment of Commerce. Boxing'Champ Dies War Hero U.S. EIGHTH ARMY HEAD- Gilbert mayjje represented by [QUARTERS, KOREA, Ocl. Army's heavyweight box- ing champion received the Dislin- attorncys or other counsel at each stage of thc review. Brannon explained that the record, if found to support the court-martial findings and sen- tence, will be submitted to the President. The President has the final authority on whether to confirm the death sentence or to commute it to a lesser form of punishment. Temperature May Hit 90 in Oakland Summer moved back into the Oakland area today for a visit. Phc weatherman said a huge high pressure system had built up inland and would boost tempera- tures to the low (10s today and to- morrow. He said readings might even go as high as degrees Yesterday's high was 72 degrees. Thc high pressure will shoulder off Q storm which today was bat- tering the Pacific Northwest with rain, snow and high winds. Only effects iof the storm in California, the weatherman said, will be a few possible showers along the Oregon line tomorrow. Indonesian Forces Land on Rebel Isle i JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. Indonesian Army has! landed on tiny Amboina Island j .and seized "important in a drive to crush the rebel re- public of the South Moluccas, the Defense Ministry announced to- day. Amboina City, the rebel capi- tal, is being evacuated, an- nouncement said. It said thc In- donesian Army also controls Boe- roe Island, west of Amboina; Ce- ram, to the north, and Kai, Aroc and Banda, all southeast. All He west and southwest of New Guinea. guishcd Service Cross today for his greatest his last. Cpl. Lcvi Jackson Jr., fell un- der a rain of hot steel his big fist could not slop. In death he was still a champion. Thc 24-year-old Negro went inlo Ihe final round as u medical aid man for Company G, 24lh Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, near the town of Haman in South Korea on August 13. HERO MANY TIMES OVER Time and time again, Jackson j faced North Korean fire lo rescue men of a company which lost over 'half of its personnel without giv- ing an inch of ground. Once he went out alone-and gave emergency aid to a group of wounded that was cut off by the reds. He went out wilh Ihe light- ing heart that had carried him to Hi consecutive ring champion- Ihe 25th Division, First Corps, Eighth Army, Far East Command, and finally of the en- tire U.S. Army. He was still the he went oul for Ihn lost lime. Two wounded men had lo be brought back or they would die, IN MIDST OF BARRAGE A North Korean mortar barrage was on. Jackson and an uniden- tified assistant tried to carry thc two men to safely. The reds concentrated the fire of automatic weapons nnd small arms on Jackson as he ministered to thc wounded. He prolccted the wounded with his own body. As their shield he took a mortal wound, "Heedless of his personal the Army citation said today in recognizing the big fighter from Philadelphia and Caycc, S.C., as a hero. Jackson was not the Yale foot- ball player of the name. Czechs Sentence Four Former U.S. Aides PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, Oct former employees o the U.S. embassy here arc re purled to have been sentenced ti prison terms ranging from 11 1 14 years. Accounts of Ihe charges agains the defendants all Czechs varied. One source said they wer accused of trying lo escape fron communisl governed Czcehoslo vakia. Another inforrnanl said Ih charges were high Ireason an espionage. The defehdanls were part of group discharged last May afte thc foreign ministry had ordere the embassy to reduce its staf Two of those sentenced wer women. China Red Troops Reported in Tibet HONG KONG, Ocl. official Communist report sai today Chinese communist troop have entered northern Tibet. The communist News Agenc distributed a report by Wan Chen, Chinese communist part secretary for the far west prov ince of Sinkiang. Summarizin events in that area for Ihe pas year, Wang wrole: "People's Iroops co-operatin with friendly multi-nationa armies brought liberation to th whole province (of Sinkiang) an also entered northern Tibet.11 British Orchestra to Visit 46 U.S. Cities SOUTHAMPTON, Eng., Oct. The Royal Philharmon Orchestra sails on the Quee Mary today for a concert tour o 48 U.S. cities. Thc cities include New Yor] Boston, Chicago, New Orlcsn; Washington and Detroit. Legal Ban on Rent Decontrol Denied WASHINGTON, Oct, 7. Chief Justice Vinson today dcnic an application to ehjoin the Je< cral housing expediter from sign ing a resolution adopted by th jLos Angeles City Council to de 'control rents there. China. The Russians consistently oycotted all U.N. actions in Ko- ea and communist China is not U.N. member. The vote against the Russian iloc was by sections. There was 10 ballot on the proposal as a vhole since no section was ap- iroved. POINTS The main points of the U.N, )lan are: all appropriate steps }e taken lo make cerlain stability hroughout Korea. This was seen. as thc clear signal for Gen. Doug- as MacArlhur, U.N. commander, to swing back into the'1 offensive with all Iroops. elections be held undei? .he auspices of: the U.N. for es- .ablishing a unified, independent mid democratic government'-'in Korea, all aectlons, North and- South, be invited to with the U.N. in restoring peace. Forces nhoulttlnot" remain in Korea longer than it necessary for achieving thest ob- jectives. ECONOMIC PLAN ORDERED all steps be taken lor. [he economic rehabilitation of rea. The economic and social council was directed to come up with a plan wllhin three weeks, the U.N. Commission on Korea be reorganized. The. Assembly put The Netherlands, Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Thailand i the new commission which ill oversee the elections and take all steps for rebuilding Ko- rea. The commission was ordered to get lo work immediately. Ben C. Limb, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea, which lias authority so far over South Korea only, issued a expressing appreciation of his delegation to the General Assem- bly for its action. REAL PEACE FORESEEN "The immediate implementa- tion of this resolution will effec- tively put the ruthless commu- nist aggressor in his geri- Jne peace will be established, re- unification will be realized, and relief: and rehabilitation 'ol the frightful devastation wrought by war will be carried out at Limb said. The key section of the resolu- tion provided that all appropriate steps be taken to insure condi- tions of -lability throughout Korea. This was generally as authorizing Gen. Douglas Mac- Arthur to send American and other foreign troops across the 38th parallel to join South Korean forces already over the border. United States delegates main- tained that MacArthur had enough authority under Security Council actions this summer but some delegates took a different view and insisted the assembly should act. UKRAINE CHARGE Before the voting began on the majority resolution, the Soviet Ukraine charged that Americans and South Koreans are conniving to drive through Korea to Harbin, seize Manchuria and give Japan thc chief role in Asia. This charge by A. M. Baranovr sky, Soviet Ukraine, was made in the closing debate in the U.N. Assembly on the Korean prob- lem. It apparently was the So- viet answer to British and Ameri- can pledges yesterday that U.N. forces in Korea will stop at the Chinese and Russian tordera of Korea. Baran6vsky rejected any com- promise between the majority plan for peace in Korea, which al- lows U.N. forces to cross thc 38th parallel into North Korea, and the Soviet group plan calling for immediate withdrawal of tnreiga troops. S.
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