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Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1948, Winona, Minnesota W EATHER H'nlr nnd n Illllo wnrm.r lonlfhtl Tuiuiilny cloudy nnd warmer. IS HERE Dial 37.5 for the in Radio Full Leased Wire News Report of The Associated Member of the Audit Bureau of VOLUME 48. NO. 77 W1NONA. MINNESOTA. MONDAY EVENING. MAY 17, 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY EIGHTEEN PAGES THE ALSOPS Stassen and DeweyFight For Oregon By Joseph Alsop XlamatH Fulls, strang- est aspect or this strange, decisive Oregon primary Is the opportunity of seeing men running for the pres- idency as though they were running for county sheriff. Hnrolcl E. Stnssen and Thomas E. Dowcy both appear, so to speak, In the sweaty imdress of candidates who must sniff out the last, lingering vote In Lovely street unct Possum Hollow. And since they hnvc torn off their official togas for struggle, the real men are suddenly on view, with all their wens, warts and other distinguishing marks. Occasionally, It Is an odd spectaclo. Prom this ordeal. Harold Stassen emerges tis probably the most re- markable younger leader American public life has produced since the beginning of the Roosevelt era. He has, first of all, stature. Nature made him a very big man, with ft head so largo that It seems almost but of proportion to his small, rather regu- lar .features. Early middle age has lidded n good deal to nature's orlg Inal design, so that In mere bull ho dwarfs all the thousands ivhi dally swarm to hear him and tc shako his hand. Ills bulk helps him, undoubtedly yet It Is far from being bulk which mainly contributes to this Inltla Impression of the slzo of the man Determination, coolness and good humor In difficulty, n. certain ob< vlous solidity of character, an agree' able plainness and absence of cnV ciliated graces, an extraordinary solf-coiifldence and feeling of power are some of the traits which permit him to dominate, wlthou great effort, the uncounted gather- ings that ho addresses dally. He does not havo to assert his own Importance. Ho Is a big man. In both senses of the word, on his face. ONLY AN INHERENTLY bis man could avoid looking ridiculous as a presidential candidate, and still go through this routine of bus trips, piano Journeys, stops to bo nice to school children, stops to speak In front of railroad stations, ceremonial greetings by Indians, luncheons in Grange halls and public dinners of tired fried hen and pallid canned pens Egyptian Troops Near Tel Aviv O J 4 Die in Ohio Air Accidents ColumbUK, Ohio Four fliers were killed in three air accidents in central Ohio yesterday. W, R. McCaullcy, Fort As one trails behind Stassen through this grueling routine, Its main Incidents begin to form a com. poslte picture. Before entering Hood River, or Klamath Falls, or wherever It may be, there Is a short whispered conference In front of tho bus Stamen's local manager Is telling tho candidate what local special In- terests rcciulro loving mention. Then thci'o l.i the panorama of the grand entrance: The superb mountains of this superbly green and beautiful Oregon landscape form a backdrop for the little town. Tho shop fronts and shabby public buildings form a backdrop for tho crowd of one or two or threo thousand people. Tho people arc plain, cheerful, full of visible Intelligent interest, sln- glnrly various In type, but almost all, whether young and vigorous or old and weiitherbcntcn, calculated to Inspire what the candidate Is later to describe as "confidence In this groat America of ours." They cheer Sliissfn mildly. There follow the Introduction by n local notable, and the speech by the candidate, deliver- ed from tin often rather shaky im- provised rostrum. IIKICK IN OUKOON, Slassen Is ftt- no Gladstonlan Midlothian campaign, with one great exposition of a complex subject following an- other up to it crashing climax. The speech Is always the same speech. "I bring it message of confidence In America" "We mast build a better future" "I have, always f.ivut'rd rrcliiniatlan" (or Irrigation, or whatever the local Interest may bei "Wo roust re-main strong" "The communists cannot be allowed to utUick our system both overground and underground." The same points committee yesterday reviewed the are always applauded, especially the attacks on the communists. There are even the same Jokes, that get a liuurh although they appear to huvc been borrowed trom the col- li'C'llon of ane.edntcs In Slgmund Freud's ivfsa.v on humor, which com- prises the unfunnlest funny stories Under Watchful National Guardsmen, a drove of hogs reach buying pens at strikebound South St. Paul stockyards today. They were among the first animals to reach the market here in ten days as a re- sult of mass United Packinghouse union workers picketing. A buyer, his white selecting cane upraised, center, Is on hand to make his purchases. (A.P. Wlrephoto to The Republican-Herald.) f____________ Tests of 3 Atomic Weapons At Eniwetok Called Successful Dodge, Iowa, and Jack Raymond Foote, Chicago, both employed by Slick Airways, Inc., died in a crash of their twin-engined cargo plane in woods cast of Port Columbus airport last night. Earlier, two Nftval Reserve fliers from the Columbus (Junior Grade) William G. Smith, 24. of Newark, N. J., and Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Theodore L. Meyer, 25, of while on training flights. The cargo plane was en route from Newark, N. J. to Chicago with a shipment of women's and children's clothing. Shortly before 9 p. m. it radioed Port Columbus' control tower that It had lost its rudder and was going to attempt a landing. Investl- jators said later, however, that the vrcckage indicated the rudder was ammed. in thr world. After till' there is the Meat Strike Break Seen of a break In he nation-wide C.I.O. meat strike grew today. Outwardly there was littlo change n the situation. United Packing- house union pickets still patrolled he struck plants. They asserted hat after two months the strike re- mained 100 per cent effective. The ompanles on the other hand, In- isted their operations are virtually lortnal. But on both sides there was the xpressed feeling that some new ac- lon could be expected. A union strike situation and ordered wage talks resumed "Immediately." There was no Indication 'that the union had prepared an offer to re- place its 29-ccnt wage demand. But a spokesman said. "It wouldn't be much use In just reviewing ground we've been over time and time Washlnrton The White House said today that tests in- volving three atomic weapons of improved design proved successful1 In all respects recently at Eni- wetok atoll in the Pacific. The statement was made the Atomic Energy commission gave President Truman, an official re- port aaying the results "indicate very aubstantial Chairman David E. Liltenthal and the four other commissioners re- ported orally to Mr. Truman that the "present stage of the commis- sion's test of atomic weapons is now concluded." Lilienthal called the tests "a milestone in atomic development." The White House statement about the report follows: "The commission reported that the tests involving three atomic weapons, each of Improved design, was successful in all respects, and that the results indicate very sub- stantial progress. The President gave general approval of commis- sion plans for steps it proposed to initiate at once for further nuclear development, based upon informa- tion gained from the tests." Taft Asks Cut in Waterways Bill Washington Senator Taft (R.-Ohlo) came out today for a cut in what is for most Congress mem- bers a prime election-year pet, the federal fund for rivers, harbors and flood control projects. Taft, who wants to be president, told reporters'. "I think the bill is much too large. Now is the time when public works should be toned down." The bill carries as re- ported by the Senate appropriations committee. That group added more 9 Die in Weekend Bi-State Mishaps By The Associated Press 'Nine persons lost their lives In automobile and other accidents, mishaps in drownings Minnesota and Wisconsin over the weekend. Four others were missing and believed drowned. The victims: Nels Jertson, 52, Minneapolis, who drowned in Maple lake late Satur- day when his boat swanmped while he and a friend were testing a new motor. Richard Rylander, 26, the second man, swam to shore and called lor help. Warren Adams, Jackson county attorney; his bro- ther, Carvel, an attorney at West- brook, and WiUard Cordes, a com- panion, who drowned when waves in Woman lake capsized their boat. Cam Hackle, 35. Minneapolis, saved himself by clinging to the boat. Roy Bartz, 33, Waseca factory worker, who drowned in Clear lake near that city when his boat over- turned. His companion, Walter Fuenflinger, was rescued. Cyril Barthel, 30, Albertvllle farm- Strike Area Calm; Workers Enter Plant Youngdahl Wants Quick Settlement; Militia on Guard South St. Paul, Minn. Pro- duction workers went Into the struck Swift and Armour meat packing plants here today past the picket lines of striking C.I.O. Unit- ed Packinghouse workers and watch- ful Minnesota national guardsmen. There was some cat-calling -by pickets but no violence. The production workers were the first to go into the plants since the union, closed plant entrances by mass picketing last Tuesday. Eight to ten pickets were on duty today at the Swift Plant, scene of disor- ders last week. The number of workers report- tag was not immediately available. Some workers also entered the plant of the Cudahy Packing Com- pany at Newport, across the Missis- sippi river. Renews Demand In its daily strike bulletin, the union renewed its demand that Youngdahl to Chicago St. Paul (IP) Governor Luther YouJJKdahl today called off a 'proposed meeting with packers and union representa- tives In connection with the strike of C. I. O. United Pack- inghouse workers and said he was flying to Chicago to offer his services to try to settlo the national dispute. Governor Luther Youngdahl, who called the national guard last Fri- day, close the plants. "Failure to do said the bul- letin, "will place upon the head of the governor full responsibility for bloodshed and violence." The governor demanded quick settlement of the strike as he said if the strike is not settled promptly, "I shall be forced to consider other measures in the public Interest." He did not elaborate and refused to comment when a reporter asked if this meant he might close the packing plants, -strikebound since March 16. The governor made the summons yesterday after ordering national guardsmen .to another strikebound packing plant .at Albert Lea, Minn., 100 miles south of here. About workers of the Wil- son and Company plant who are members of the CJ.O. United Pack- inghouse workers union 'are on strike there. Meanwhile, armed militia men patrolled South St. Paul streets and watched livestock trucks roll into market for the first time in nine days. There were no incidents as the first trucks arrived. Infatuated Sergeant, 21, Refuses to Leave Soviet Washington The United prevent Moscow from making propa- States beat Moscow to the punch to- ganda capital by disclosing the incl- day with the disclosure that a youthful American Army sergeant has defied orders to leave Russia and return to this country. A State department announcement identified him as Sergeant James M. McMillin, 21, Boulder, Colo. Re- porters were told his actions were due to infatuation for a Russian married woman described as an ex- perienced Soviet agent. The. embassy in Moscow detailed the circumstances in -reports re- ceived yesterday. Officials decided to make a prompt announcement. The Intent ot least in part was to dent first. McMillln had served for two years on the staff of the military attache. A State department official de- clared'his action was not caused by any political ideas, but was due to exploitation of a youthful and In- experienced soldier by an exper- ienced Soviet agent. The woman was identified as Mrs. Galina Dunaeva Biconisn, the wife of Sergeant John Biconish, who was stationed at the embassy un- til his return late in 1945. McMillin was due to leave Satur- day. General Motors Strike Threatened on May 28 Weather FEDERAL FORECASTS Detroit The C. I. O. Unit- ed Auto Workers threatened today to call a strike of General Motors employes within two weeks. This threat came against a back- drop of a strike at Chrysler Cor- poration and an unexpected move by the Ford Motor Company to cut wages. T. A. Johnstor.e, acting director of the U, A. W.'s General Motors de- partment, said there is "a very good possibility" of a walkout in 90 G. M. plants May 28 if no settlement is reached by then. The current U. A. W.-G. M. con- tract, extended 30 days, expires May 28. Nearly half of the General Motors union locals already have approved a strike, according to Johnstone. A walkout at General Motors would boost the auto industry's strike total to Some obser- vers believe the union would be reluctant to strike two of the In- dustry's "big three" companies at the same time. Ford's proposal met a crisp C. I. O. rejection. Here are some of the develop- ments on the many-sided auto labor front, affecting up to, halt a million workers at least Indirectly. The Ford Motor Company, plead- ing a cause of "public proposed that its wage "differen- tials" with competitors be elimin- ated, meanwhile rejecting the U. A W'js demand for a 30 cents hourly increase. Fair and a little warmer tonight; lowest 46. er, killed when' struck by lightning Tuesday increasing cloudiness and while riding a tractor on his farm. Dr. H. J. Humble, Robbinsdale dentist, and Eugene Kcphart, Minneapolis, were believed to have drowned in Mile Lacs l.'ikc after having been missing since Saturday. Their waterlogged boat was found Sunday by a Navy search plane. Robert Rozir.ka, of Eveleth, and Lillian Marks, 17, of Mountain Iron, were missing and presumed drowned after their overturned boat was found in the channel between warmer; highest 76. Minnesota: Pair south, increas- ing cloudiness north tonight. Tues- day mostly cloudy with showers north and west-central. Somewhat warmer south and central and cool- er extreme north Tuesday. Wisconsin: Clear and cool tonight with local frost in lowlands central and north. Tuesday increasing cloudiness and warmer. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the 24 than to the total ap-! Horseshoe and Long lakes, near proved by the House. Taft said the House had added a lot to the funds that President Tru- man asked. He said Mr. Truman asked too much in' the first place. A fight to cut off has been organized by Senator Reed (R.- who calls the big bill a "pork and Senators Ferguson (R.- Mich.) and Bridges (R.-N. H.KThey seek to force the Army Corps of Engineers to decide which of the many projects scattered throughout most states could well be delayed. Taft said the large public works at question pi'i'Iod. In town after town, thr qurstums also form a pattern! (UMT. Uu.'islu, the cost of living.! the Tafi-lIiirtU-y net) but they are Three JNeW Features shrewd nnd to the point, Stassen nnswrrx them plainly, brings the inocUng to u close adroitly, and then shakes humlx with u couple ot hun- dred of the crowd. After that there Is u reception of notables, a'.id then thr barnstorming party sets off again for Its next date. As this pattern repeats itself again und iiguin, with trifling variations. certain additional Impressions emerge. The speech that Is so often repeated must bo regarded ns pretty NupcrtlctsU. for example, yet Stassen delivers It with unmistakable sin eerily. Whore ho Is talking of the genuinely Important things like tho American future, he really means what he says. He Is never a mere mouthing politician, even when he makes his concessions to the crowd. AGAIN. HOWUVKR, one also notices u certain coldness nnd ruth- lo.wicxs in estimating human beings. On ono occasion, for Instance, Stas- Kon made n monkey out of Dcwcy simply by figuring out exactly what Dcwcy would do. Their buses were to pass cm the same road. Stasscn's bus wus halted, to greet school chll- (Cunllmiccl on 1'agc 13, Column STASSEN again." He declined to confirm or this period amount to "government deny existence of a new wage pro- competition with private industry for scarce labor and materials." Start Erich Brandeis Column and 'Fortune Finder' on Back Page Today Three new features appear today for the first time in The Repub- lican-Herald. They are Erich Brandeis' column, "Looking at Life." the "Daily Fortunes and "The Teen Set" by Betty Betz Bets. "Looking at a philosophical column, replaces Charles Dris- coll's "The World and while the fortunes feature is an addi- tion to the many entertaining and Instructive articles provided its readers by The Republican-Herald. In the fortunes feature each reader may determine his fortune dally by using his birth date and a simple calculation. "Looking at Life" is written by a man who is both a successful writer and a successful businessman. Besides authoring this column, Mr. Brandeis is promotion director of King Features. He has been a corporation vice-president, a feature writer, a public relations expert nnd a reporter. Born in Berlin, he won his A. B. degree at the University of Berlin and came to the United States before World War I. After reporting for San Francisco newspapers, he went to New York and began combining Journalism with business. Now besides being a King Features executive, he is also an execu- tive of International News Photos and Central Press association. Both his column and the fortunes column start today on the back page, Tho teen-age column, a special interest to younger readers, may be found on Page 10 tonight. Eveloth. Joan Vaughn, six, of Caledonia, Racine county, was pushing buttons and levers on a tractor while it was in the barn. It started up, crashed through a barn door and dropped 12 feet to the ground, crushing thei girl beneath it. Her brother, five, was thrown clear. She was the daughtre of Mr. and Mrs.. Vaughn. hours ending at noon Sunday: Maximum, 75; minimum, 54; noon, 75; precipitation, trace. Official observations for the 24 hours ending at noon today: Maximum, 70; minimum, 46; noon, 70; precipitation, .17; sun sets to- night at sun rises tomorrow at TEMPERATURES ELSEWHERE Max. Min. Precip. U.N. to Drop Atomic Control Accord Efforts Lake Success The United Nations atomic energy commission decided today to end its two-year effort to agree on world atomic control. The vote was 9 to 2. Russia and the Soviet Ukraine voted against the suspension, which was proposed originally by the United States, Britain and France. The move came after the western powers concluded it was useless to continue the talks any longer in view of the deadlock between Rus- sia and the commission, majority. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei' A. Gromyko told the 11- nation U. N. atomic energy com- mission he does not agree that fur- ther efforts are useless. "The Soviet Union government stood, stands and will continue to stand for an effective international system of inspection and an ef- fective international system of con- Gromyko said. Donald A. 29, of Osh- kosh, was killed and four other per- sons were slightly injured ir. a hcnd- on crash of two cars about a mile west of Red Granite yesterday. Mrs. Florence Knight, 27, Mil- waukee, was killed yesterday .when the automobile in which she was riding collided with another and Sam'Chicago 74 Denver.......... 79 DCS Duluth....... Int. Palls Kansas City Los Angeles Miami Mpls.-St. Paul New Orleans New York 11 50 60 83 83 82 57 90 56 was thrown against a water hydrant I Seattle.......... 59 In Cudahy. Phoenix.........100 52 51 45 39 40 52 51 72 42 70 55 47 65 .15 .10 trace .02 .88 .26 Kuhl Trial Judge Disqualifies Self Milwaukee Arraignment of Frank J. Kuhl, former Wisconsin collector of internal revenue was m postponed indefinitely in federal court today when Judge F. Ryan Duffy brusquely disqualified himself. Kuhl, with eight other former of- White House announced today that labor and management repre- sentatives will resume negotia- tions tomorrow in the railroad wage dispute. Lc Mars, Schultz, 75, Lc Mars millionaire bachelor who recently began giv- ing away his fortune, reported that a safe containing in cash was stolen from his home Saturday night. Most 'Of the money was-in bills. United States will "require" European Recovery program countries to consider revaluing thjplr cur- rencies when the United States thinks they should, the adminis- tration's top group on foreign finance said today. DAILY RIVER BULLETIN Flood Stage 24-hr. Stage Today Change Red Wing........ 14 5.8 Lake City.......... 8.7 Reads............ 12 5.3 Dam 4, T. W........ 6.0 Dam 5, T. W....... 4.4 Dam 5A, T, W...... Winona.......... 13 6.4 Dam 6, Pool....... 7.9 Dam 6, T. W....... 6.1 Dakota 8.0 Dam 7, Pool....... 9.4 Dam T. W...... 5.0 La Crosse........ 12 6.8 Tributary Streams Police Called to Quell Chrysler Violence Detroit Special squads of state police were rushed into sub- urban Highland Park today to cope with an outbreak of picket line violence around one of 16 strike- bound Chrysler Corporation plants. They were dispatched into the De- troit area by Governor Kim Sigler at the request of Highland Park Mayor Norman Patterson. Patterson said local police were unable to quell a disturbance start- ed by C. I. O. United Auto Workers "goon squads." Two policemen were reported hospitalized by the outbreak ol fist fighting and rock throwing. Sigler also disclosed he was pre- paring to alert the National Guard if necessary. Way Cleared for New Korean Rule Seoul What's left of the Korean Interim legislature set up by American military government in south Korea will dissolve itself Wednesday to make way for the Korean national assembly elected May 10. The 200 member assembly prob- ably will hold its first meeting next week. It was chosen by voters in the U. S. zone to provide a demo- cratic self-rule government for all of Korea that would participate. lussia, which occupies north. Ko- rea, boycotted the election. The interim legislature met first on December 12, 1946. Its object was a give south Koreans practice in awmaking. The legislature's year- old draft of a constitution may be converted by the assembly in or- ganizing the new Korean, govern- ment. The legislature's membership dwindled from 90 to 49 at its last meeting April 19. .About 30 mem- bers, including Chairman Kimm Kiu-Sic. resigned in February in opposition to holding the election in south Korea only. Conservatives dominate the new 30 Miles From Israel Capital, Arabs Claim 7-Mile Stab into Lebanon Reported by Jewish Forces BULLETIN' take Success United States demanded today that the United Nations secur- ity council order an immediate cessation of war in Palestine. Chief U. 3. Dclcfiratc Warren R. Austin laid his formal pro- posal before the council as it met to take urccnt action on the Arab invasion of the Holy Land. The Arab higher ex- ecutive committee said today Egyp- tian troops have driven within 30 miles of Tel Aviv after an advance of at least 34 miles into Palestine. 'The office said also the Jewish agency has authorized the surrender ol Jews in. tlie old city of Jerusalem, to the Arab volunteer command. The "conditions of surrender" pro- x'ide that the Jews give up their arms, that men be considered pris- oners of war and that women and children be handed over to the International Bed Cross, it said. The office, quoting a communique from the Middle East Broadcasting station, said Syrian and Iraqul xoops have joined forces in the Samakh area at the southern tip of the sea of Galillee. The town, reported captured by the Syrians, is two and a half miles inside Pales- ;ine from both Syria and Trans- Jordan. The Arabs claimed also to have seized the Rutcnburg power station at the confluence of the Yarmuk and Jordan rivers. King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan asserted the station supplied two-thirds ot Jewish In- dustry la Palestine. Arab were reported to have captured the Lydda airport, inside Israel territory less than ten miles from Tel Aviv, and another strip at the Qalandlya Jewish colony. Shell Holy City Arab artillery shells fell today In the heart of Jerusalem, now virtu- ally all to the hands of the army of Israel after 51 hours of furious street fighting. Lashing out with machineguns and mortars within seconds after tho British government and army evacu- ated the city Friday morning. Jewish forces swiftly overran British-evacu- ated positions and started knifiug toward Arab' territory. Israel's army said today It has struck seven miles into Lebanon and destroyed a strategic bridge. It de- clared also that the Arab city of Acre, 12 miles south of the Lebanese- Palestine frontier, "is expected to surrender at any moment." Planes bombed Tel Aviv for the hlrd successive day. Haganah, the army, said several bombs were drop- jed at 5 a. m. The attack appeared aimed at the port area, by a light ir medium bomber and one other plane. At least ten persons were dllcd from the .air on Saturday and Sunday. Wclzmann Named Dr. Chaim Weizmann, 73, was elected president of Israel. A British, ubject, he is now ill in New York. Israel applied for membership in the United Nations. That body was in- onned by Abdullah, that Arab inter- assembly. At least ten of the 83 vention in Palestine had the "sole unaffiliated candidates are known communists. The largest party mem- bers belongs to Dr. Syngman Bhee's Society for the Rapid Real- ization of Independence. Its associ- ated youth organization won 13 ad- ditional scats, and a 14th went to the People's Unification party which also supports' American-ed- ucated Rhee. Six Polio Cases Reported in S. D. Sturgis, S. D. Six Sturgis jersons were found over the weck- snd to have contracted infantile rarnlysis. Three were small boys. The sixth, and another victim .CVU111, tVlklli Vrf ficials of the department in this from Rapid City, were sent to the state, was scheduled to answer Hot Springs, S. D., polio center for charges of' conspiracy to solicit poli- tical campaign funds. He also is under indictment charged with 15 counts of violation of the Pendleton act. which forbids federal employes from making or accepting political contributions to other employes. treatment. Physicians say all but one case are in very early stages. The worst case is that of a 12-year-old Sturgis boy who has suffered paralysis. Specially trained nurses are en route from Minneapolis and Pierre. U.S. Reporter Slain; Body I Found Floating in Greek Bay .1 .2 .2 Athens today to death of George Salonika, Greece A Greek cabinet minister hurried here from investigate the Polk, American radio correspondent, whose trussed- up body, with a bullet in the head was found floating in Salonika bay Themistokles Sophoulis yesterday. Premier Chippewa at Durand. Zumbro at Theilman. Buffalo above Alma.. Trempealeau at Dodge Black at Neillsville... Black at Galesville... La -Crosse at W. Salem 1.9 2.4 2.0 1.1 3.3 1.9 6.3 .4 .2 I announced in Athens that he. had fashionable promenade. Apparently fearing an international incident, police concealed for several hours the fact that Polk had been shot tho back, of the head. His hands and legs were bound with twine. The coroner estimated his body had been in the water seven days. Police officials said they were Root at Houston....... 6.3 -f- .1 RIVER FORECAST (From Hastings to Gnttcnbere) The slowly falling tendency will continue throughout the week unless heavy rains, exceeding two inches, occur over this period of time. ordered a full investigation for suspected communists Constantin Rentis, the minister of public order, undertook to conduct it. Polk, 34, a correspondent for an American broadcasting system, dis- appeared a week ago, after telling friends that he was'trying to get 'an interview with Markos Vafiades, leader of the communist Greek guerrillas. Yesterday morning his body float- ed ashore along Salonika's Niki (Victory) boulevard, the city's purpose of restoring peace and se- curity and establishing law and order." Top U. S. officials studied the question ot lifting the ban on ship- ments of American arms to the Mid- dle East. Senator Taft (R.-Ohio) ad- vocated this and asked that U. N. armed forces "prevent aggression, against Israel." British War Minister EmanucI Shinwcll appealed for in- ternational cooperation to end the danger of war "before it is too late." The film factories here recently started a policy of reissuing old pictures and some of them .ire really old. I saw one of Dorothy Lamour's earlier releases nnd the safety pin was keeping her sarong on and holding the film together at the same time. The movie exec- utives got the idea for reissuing the old ones after seeing some of my recent pictures. They figure a withered rose is better than a fresh stiakweed. Modern western "Bob IIopc pictures are so different from the old-time west- erns, it's amazing. In the early horse operas the hero shoots it out with 12 cattle rustlers and kills all of them. And in the present-day westerns he kills only 11 rustlers, saw one of Charles Beyer's old- At that time he was so imma- ,ure Instead a, big" lower lip, had buck teeth. "fascist I I saw one of James Cagney's first pictures and, my, has he grown soft. He used to shove a half grapefruit in a girl's face. Now he breaks a. bottle of vitamin pills over her head. To kill two birds with one stone I see all of Gary Cooper's pictures. That way I can see modern fllms with whom Polk, a Navy veteran cited for heroism, might have made contact in trying to reach Markos. The rebel radio lately lias been calling all Americans beasts." Twenty or more communists were reported under questioning today about the strange death ol Polk. "We are per cent sure it Js the work of said one leading government official who dc- clined to allow the use of his name, and talent ones at the same time. V ;