Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 32, No. 88, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 13, 1952 Page: 1 of 5
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PUBLISHED SIX DAYS
A WEEK FEATURING
Partly cloudy, cool and windy
this afternoon,, tonight and to-
m-j.-iow. Lowest tonight near 3it.
UNITED PRESS Wire Semn
NEA Feature Service
Devoted to the Dissemination of Information and Upbuilding of Stephens County
Vol. .12 No xh
BR El KKNIilDUK, TEXAS— SUNDAY, APRIL 13, 19..2
PRICK 3 CENTS PElt COPY
IKE RESIGNS Gen. Dw^h I1 EiS.-ni,. •« ,i. . ght,
;:t military ■ xeri ise.s f<• i tin NATO off i-'-r.s h;i • i
R"bl 't l>'VCtt, U'ft, t" W Si* 111 the * i«• I. J .it's t'er JUeSt
I : •.cdftit Trunian mail.- tin- resignation pubfie. I..
appropriate action wiuld be taken.
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a brief i
Alfied M. Giucnther
(I. Sei y. < ■ T Defense
the White li'iuse when
•.•nhowvr advising him
V. EATIIER REPORT
SEEN op HEAR!)
es Ei t?r in weather ideal for
April. The .lfi of an inch of rain
follow, d bv bright sunshine, with
the promise of warmer weather
Sunday augered well foi the trr -
ditior.:il Eifcter parade and pro-
The ihove) softened the appear-
ance of leaving trees and should
ere to help gr;.SS Bt u ast a little.
Temperatures the preceding- 24
j|P. ... w*re m> high and 4H low.
Holy Saturday marked the end
of the 40-day Lenten season and
Sunday Pope Pitts will give a brief
spee-h and apceiul blessing to the
world .a Rome.
N BRECKENRIDGE THE
• hurches will be decked with
flowers. people fillintr th-m to ca-
itv In docked in Eastei irate t,y
•In-ting the joyous day th it re-
call? the "surrectior of Christ.
The day here will be opened witt
a sunrise Easter sen"ice in Youth
• "enter starting at 7 o'clock. It ap
red as this was being written
t it will be mi ideal morning
uch a service. A 7K-vr.>* choir
will b- heard Rev. Willis Plapp to
be the speaker.
Tha* .Ivu'd he a fine service
with the splendidly timed new load
tinenki i sy stem to carry the voices
of ttv- i ingi r and the words of
minist r to peop'e that •'hot'Id b.'
stacked all over the hillside in
front of Legion H ill,: t:d sitting in
Phone Strike Parley
On; Others Take Off
THE STORY OF EASTER HAS
often be. n told, but it never grow?
eld It is th'' most important story
in Christendom, It- is the ttary of
the resurrection, and ;f there is
no p'sitrr 'ctior all the remainder
pvttaMiirif, to Christianity turns to
It is a simple story in simple
language, proot its truth being
found throughout its entyvty.
From the stirt when the stone was
found rolled away, death to the
person rolling it way under th
•foru.-in law. to Chr: it displaying j
the nail wounds in his hamis, am. j
do'lbtine Thomas in'"!**'—' **!" j
hand into the wound, in His side i
it rings true.
Continued on paise 4
Telephone operators here stili
■veri on strike Saturday while
meetings were in progress in
Washington which left the tie-up
hanging in the balance.
Leadeis of the striking CIO com-
inundation workers huddled to
work out strategy, press reports
The re were reports they may call
for ar even bigger strike of .'100.-
imhi Itel! System workers 'in 4ti
states ar.d the District of Colum-
The meeting was called after
negotiators were turned down in
•fiorts to win t ew nationwide con-
tract ag cements. The new contract
proposed by the union is based on
44 Words Open?
In Trui$ Talks
The latest meeting on ooiieie—
a Korean armistice turned oat to
be one of the rrost stream ined
international conferences >' er held
It lasted exactly GO seconds. I u• -
ne 'hit time ihe Reds used "9
words to say their demands for
ne light to build airfields during
t truce and for Russia to help
■olice 'he truce V" re too well
known to be repeated. They asked
.1 th< AH'ess had -myth-rig ne> to
\ EN spokesman r-piiei:
V,'e h-vs nothing to stiv." Ther
the Reds proposed that the e ...
i;;t b" .-rtijouiri"d till next day. And
the I'N negotiators ..aid: "We
After the pieetinrr. th • EN"
Maj. (I. ii. Wil'mrn Har-i^e'. to'd
reporters the Reds would ha' • to
"gi\e" on b.ith th« ir demands if
anv agieerrter' is t" be ~naeh,-.«J
The En E t Air Force has
oi i'ed up the scorc.
It nenoet.s that f ori IVce- b
Jl«i th ouch yes'e.tL'iAllied
shot d'v.-n 2'i'J Ccirsimaniat
?!•• • tr *• fintr period, the Al-
lies lost l'>r< plane--, some in dog
ghts, hut most to enemy ground
'ir" and other causes.
Ilir'-'W, during 'he past week,
the Allies cam® off second best.
Th" lleds lo t four M!C,s d"utrov-
«1, two orob-.h'" d""-*"oved a.' 'I
«"ven dammed. The Allies lost 12
nlane1". eight to enemy ground fire
and four to what is called "un-
i^arm Tanks fian Be Made To Grow
Many Fish; Weeds Control Needed
COLLEGE STATION", April 1?
(Spl) There are a lot of oondt
•<id tanks, more than 160,00#. oi
Texas farmi and ranches tha'
rinld h« util'vd for producing
fish. Many of these tanks havf.
been «tocked with fish but when
good fish pond management prac
ticcs haven't been followed trouble
ii often laused by he vy growthr
of nomi weeds. According to R. E
Cullender, specialist in wildlifr
cons 'rvat'on for the Texas Agri
cultural Extension Service, thesr
growths can b - controlled.
He points out thnt pond owner;
should remerriN'r that pond weed:
under control are beneficial. The;
provide excellent habitat for w-.ter
insects and tiny crustaceans which
are valuable fish food. They alsr
provide hiding places for the smal-
ler fishes and he suggests tha'
such growths not be completely
eradicated from the fish pond3.
Generally, he says, pond weed*
are of two types, submersed anil
"inenfent. The mosses make up
'.he first gruun and the second is
composed of plants which are root-
ed and grow from tb "--ha!'-'" hot
torus usually around the edges of
the pond. Thev krow oi-incro h\
ibove water and include lotus, lily-
aadi. cattails, bulrushes and other
In ponds or tanks where moss
growth is not excessive. Ca'lendei
savs, r. good fertilizing program
will aid in controlling moss. Ferti-
lixer increasr-s the growth of
olankton in the water and this
-auses a murking which is often
heavy enough to prevent sunlight
from p -netr.iting the water. With-
out -sunlight, the mosses make lit-
Me growth :md often die. There-
fore. sjiys the specialist, a fertiliz-
ing program is a two-in-one deal—
improves the food supply for fish
ana slows down underwater moss
Callender recommends the use
tConllnnetl or Page 1)
one agreed to Friday with the
Michigan 1VH Telephone Co.
Meanwhile, the i hesapeake :;nd
Potomac Teleohone Company has
filed a S7 IO,(lt)(l damage suit a-
gainst its striking employees in
West Virginia. Th ' firm charges
the CIO communication workers
•m "• e irh unlav ful activity to
impair the company's business.
t h> < M) union itself has protes-
ted a cfiurt ruling that bars pick-
■tiiig of all Southe n Itell instal-
ations in Kentucky «iuring the
•las', r weekend.
Enion diesidect Joseph iieiine
ha evpn-ssi f1 s. tisfaction with th
settlemeirt nei otiat«d Friday in
me disjiute, th-- "alkout affc-'ine
18.i)r*i Michigan Bell workers. They
agreed to a \< age- 'od-benefi';
■a -kage of almost 13-cents an
Beirne mid this coirlil serve nf
i pat'ern for settling the outstand-
ing disputes iind others that mav
o-ise as additional contracts with
Be'l Systems expire. He called the
vV.'ishiiigtrtn meeting to consider
nean of forcing the union's point.
In the other major i.ibor dis-
> t(. the st- "l tanHe, nec«iti: tors
ire in rtcess over the wei ':end.
Visit Air Base
A tour of Car.swell Air Force
Base and the Gimsolid'ited Ain'raft
Firtory in Fort Worth '.vill be
made Monday by 'J7 local CAP
-ado; ■ am' students of the Aero-
nautic- class ft hi the high school,
it v.- announced today by Jim-
my Trumnvil. mttadron comr.i. ad-
ol the Breckemidge Civil Air
Tramir.ell r-rii' th group would
S guests of the Ai' Fore? foi
th« il iv 'n.the tour >f tile base a-id
a' Consolidated, where they will
wn'.cb assentb'y lines putting out
th. huge B-3fi bomber.
The boy.-* w*il be rccomcanied
bv Shermi n Ma'ey, instructor of
the aeronautics class at th" high
ichoo' Clyd- Ai-sbon tr rining of-
fice Tom Spencer, advisei to the
officers training corps, and Tram-
Boy making the trip rre:
fiad.*'-i: Wayne Ames. Jimmy
B!ai .lack Brown. Rafe Cloo Leti-
ial Gibbons B. C. H impet. Lester
Harri•, Bobby Knight. Tel Kime.
Hobby Jack Lockett, Jack Meirill
Meal No H, nnle
field Johnny Satterwhitc, Pete
Smith Ben Spencer. Sam I homo
son. Gail W:'It ims. Richard
Wright, and I'ayton Young.
Students: Mike Kelly, Dick
frenshaw, Don B:'her, (Ii'ry Rice,
Jimmy Brown, and Don Screws.
Stage Show To
Be Brought Here
"An evening of entertainment
for the whole family"' is the way
Ted Brown and Joe Hulin. owners
of th' Steohens County Farm
Store, describe the show thev will
b' ing to Mref-kenridge next Thurs-
day, April 17,
Featured on the show at the
high school auditorium will be Jim
Boyd and his Men of the West
cowboy bund. Louise Rowe. vocal-
ist. and Bob Shelton, comedian.
It is the second year in row
the store has oresented urch a
show, open to the public, and en-
tirely free. Brown and Hulin prom-
ise there won't even be any sales
The program begins at 8 o'clock
People Flee By
<Bv UNITED PRESS)
The Red Cross said that Army
engineers in Sioux City, Iowa,
have given up hope of using sand-
bags to stem the great flood crest
rolling down the wild Missouri
Itive.. And the city is squared a-
way for a m i.ior disaster.
Already 1.500 families have find
lowland areas of the town, takine
refuge in Red Cross shelters or
with friends and relatives, even
though the mightiest crest in 71
years is not expected to strike un-
til late tomorrow or early Monday.
The Army engineers at Sioux
Citv are unwilling to predict just
where the flood might -.trike hard-
est. A spokesman says the Mis-
souri has "taken ii different
course" in every flood. He adds:
"It's a sit and watch proposition
North, in the wake of the south-
moving crest, the cities of Pierre
and Fort Pierre, South Dakota, are
slowly coming to life, a sloppy,
W: ters that stood four feet deep
in the main streets earlier this
week arc oozing slowly back.
Flood-seasoned residents are try-
ing to clean up the mud before it
cakes like cement to walls, floors
Meanwhile, the Red River is
forcing more families to flee their
homes in North Dakota. Between
25 to 30 Fargo families have been
And further downstream, in the
Blufis, la., metropolitan area, re-
vised estimates promised a mon-
strous 30-foot crest next Thurs-
Lceves and flood walls protect-
ing the two cities just weren't built
fu that kind of high water.
Never in recorded history has
'h-> M ssouri River carried such a
load. R:,pid melting of an unusual-
ly heavy snow cover in the Dako-
tas is responsible.
The worst was still from two to
six days away along the Iowa-Ne-
braska reaches. But : Iready an es-
timated 5.000 persons in the area
were homeless. Entire towns in the
flatland valley : djoining the river
in Iowa were being abandoned.
Pilot John Burn
Put Under Guard
The government of Puerto Rico
Vi' placed eu.nrd over Pan-Amer-
ican pilot John Burn in San Juan.
The government refuses to let
Hum leave his hospital room. It
also refuses to admit his wife,
singer Jane Froman, to visit him.
Burn piloted the airliner that
crashed at sea yesterday off San
Juan, killing 52 of the Hi) persons
aboard. Miss Froman flew to San
Juan from New York to be with
her husband, who saved her in an-
other trans-Atlantic crash nine
EISENHOWER WILL NOT OPEN
CAMPAIGN UNTIL NOMINATED
Five In Hospital
After Wreck On
Fi\e persons were hospitalized
in art Albany hospital early Satur-
day morning after being involved
in a head-on collosion 4 '.j miles
west of Breckenridge on Highway
Sheriff Tom Offield said that he
was notified of the accident, which
occured about 2 a. m. Saturday,
but wrs not able to discover the
seriousness of the injured.
The accident occurred when a car
driven by Pauline Cotten, of Al-
bany, allegedly got across the cen-
terline of the highway and smack-
ed head-on a car driven by Rogei
V. Stevens, on leave from the
Naval Training Station in ' San
Both cars were total losses, said
Steven's car, which was goitiR
east, flipped around and went 150
feet on the highway before turn-
ing around. The other car, owned
by Pauline Alexander of Albany,
went 200 feet before turning over
in a ditch on the south side of the
Hospitalized were Pauline Cot-
ten". Pauline Alexander, J. W. Alex-
ander, Frances Alexander, all ir
the same car, and one unidentified
sailor in the other car. Also un-
identified were another sailor com-
panion in Stevens' car and an oc
jupant of the Alexander car. H. B
Higgins, sixth member in the Alex-
ander car, was Unhurt.
Those hospitalized were taken to
Albany in a private car-, following
Stevens paid a $14 fine in Jus-
tice of the Peace Court this morn-
ing on a charge of driving without
an operator's license.
Offield said a complaint would
'ip filed against the driver of the
ither car charging being on the
•viong side of the road.
One Bil! Returned
By Grand Jury
A grand jury for this term war
impanelled in 90th District Court
Friday, returned one tru bill of
indictment, and adjourned subject
They indicted John Henry Col-
lins for driving while intoxicated
Those impanelled were: T. 0.
Gracej. foreman. C. S. Bronstad.
Richard Wood. Sam Ball. C. B.
Mil: *i, M. B. Carlisle. H. S. Gran-
berry, Ed Ford, E. C. Head, and
R. E. McAaron.
is with ht
faitIi and hont'
that wo jo:n J>
and our neigh- >
. . 4
celebration of His Resurrec- ^
HONS CLOI MEMBERS TELL
PET PEEVES AT LUNCHEON
A program of members telling
their favorite gripe, or gripes, was
conducted at the Breckenridge
Lions Club Friday by John Ed
Douglass, program chairman, the
prize a cut of Tinsley chewing
tobacco going to John F. Builey.
Mr. Bailey's main gripe was that,
of students missing school, then
their parents writing the teacher
an excuse that they were sick when
the student was taken out of town
—it teaches the children to lie, he
said. He gave two more—his news-
paper not. being on the lawn in the
morning and afternoon, and get-
ting belli ltd a slow car on the fast
ane of a two-lane highway.
A. H. Miller got the biggest
augh when he said his main grip'
it to attend the meeting of the
Lions Club and have to listen to
Bernice Trammeil. Trammell, who
is tail twister, prompiy fined him
i dime. •
Dr. H.. H. Cartwright's pet peeve
is the trend of the times. We have
ost our virginity, he said, we have
been roughly violated, and the so-
'liilists have taken over.
Mayor P. M. Fah'kne"
hat his is to grab the telephone
hen remember that it cannot be
used. That the continuous
Ving held is to avoid breaking
Joe Hanna's oeeve is club i""m-
losing their button* and then
finding them in Trnrnmell's ottrc
—anotner fine of a dime—and
members paying their dues so late
after receiving notice.
C. M. Hall's is that of the habit
of so many people making an ap-
pointment at a specific time, and
being thirty minutes late, and enU
ing people to a meeting to start at
---time n«d last thirty
minutes, then experience the meet-
ing start thirty minutes late and
last two hours.
George Jordan's gripe is people
coming into the Chnmhe
meice ollice, not fir.ding hitn then
and asking why he is not on thr
Job, when he is on the job while
(Continued on Paee 21
Fire Kills Twq
LAWTON, Okla., April 12 if..!
—Two persons were killed .in :>r
tarly-moming fire at Lawton't
Midland Hotel. The victiirts wen
dentified as Mrs. Charles jE.~"Jonef
III and her 10-week-old bAy boy-
Ronald Kent Jones.
Lawton firemen found the\odios
of the mother and the child near ;
window where they had tried to
flee down a file secape. yhe fire
started about ft a. m. and has
gutted most of the fourth floor of
the old, brick hotel, which^tmly
recently was remodeled. "
The hotel, one of Luwton'ik )>ig-
Tost, was crowded with guestt foi
the annual Easter pageant btfT al!
of them managed to reach sifetv,
except the mother and child. Offi-
cials said the victims checked in
on'v Thursday from Chambers,Va.
The father of the child hadn't
seen his boy until Thursday, when
the family arrived in Lawton. The
father is attending Officers Can-
didate School at the nearby Fort
Sill artillery center.
The fore gutted the top floor of
The fire gutted the top floor of
of the blaze was not immediately
known. Firemen estimated damage
at *75,000 to J 100,000.
Many guests who were on hand
to see the annual Easter pageant
saved their lives by crawling down
fire escapes. Four persons injured
were not immediately identified
School Chief As
"Mr work with "lie J<;n" r :':gl
aad High School student:; in thei'
golfing activities during the n"s'
several years has been an enjoy-
able and interesting experience t<>
me," Jodie E. Baker, ru in titial of
Junior High Sch • >1, r ial Sat'- d y
in discussing th": nhase "r 'hi
Breckenridge Golf Citib activities.
"I wan* to express, mv apinecia
tion to the menihe- s of the Hi
enridge G-i'f C'uV o:i my < w:
"art and for the hovs them elve?
for furnishing us the f'-i'itie? "
*h" Breckenridge O'f Club -* ith
>ut cost to us for the iiw . f ott-
Sovs in their -raef'"e training a-
'Ivir plry. This off> s : n nntr>r
•unity for any of -'"r boys who r-
interested in "o'f to Witi H'
game and to develop the1'- it-ill
even theoi h the" ceio"' a'ferd
ai?ivv"'-ship in the cluh "
■\Ther- are a "cod
o<ir b^K s n-ho c nnot jKirUct .* *e >
"ho hrt;ivie<- forms
Tap'"s but who can realize i H"s:ri
to havn a part in son- ■ ath'et'r
'iiffle bi- h"crr'i:ur nroficieat :■
*h- rime of p -H u-« n-i i.
'hat wo c-in offer this privilege t
"We want also to i m
11" Gof Cluh "'ho | ve s-
nice rnd cftesHpi-"'-" a'l of -
'n th uue of th" Go!1" I'orre
who have been .so vt"l't T to hel;
if '"a r.-->y " 'v possible."
"Breckenridge has 'V r!a- -
Opens For City
Four Points In
lalk To Press
iiy 11 o'clock Saturday
"o qu lifying scores for
Tournament had been
bu* George Hannon, pro at the
golf course, said rain Friday night
didn't do anything but hi p the
course and he expectcd a large
crowd over the weekend.
Saturda1 v. ■ th ■ fi* -.t u -v -'i
a week o! ui'alifving fu f'ifh'
in th" annual Ci'\ T.iurt'atn <n*
Matched play will Ivgiti n-xt Sat
irday. Apt il 1!). following pairi tg
•h ■ night be
II mnan s id the ciuh had ju.
finished fertilizing th • «*ivor
when the riins cane, ami th:" i* ' ■ • >
Troun of young peoa'e to
'oond 'n th- Sta'a of Texas, r
any other p's"". le w'-'i"
these boys, I find thr*t th"v orov>
themaelvs to b-> the b-'-t o'
saorts whc'-evo; they go, n-nl thi'
cfi"*";cterist'" is a'—av? ri-'riir"'1
"During tjio rast two yerrs out-
high school teams have p'ave't in
a number of tournaments: they
hav« made many friends with eth
er Texas boys and hav also h-f'
ooeortunity to fo-nt friendshinf
with boys from other states, in
-tipt'nf t|le c'^chboring itatei o'
Louisiana. Oklahoma and N'e
Mexico. Our bova have alv-'j-r
ret)ti'««',*ed Breekenia^"" in sueh
a way that our citizenship can fakr>
pride in them and their activities.
"Wo hope that we can exoaiic1
and enlarge upon our program of
training in the game of golf, e"d
that perhaps we can not only offer
♦his onportunity of supervised a'h-
letic development to the boys but
that we mav also b- ab'« to in-
clude the girls in this fine pro-
"Agt.in. we want to thank the
B'-eckenridi*e Golf Club for the use
of their Golf Course and for their
:s ;n good shape for piav. Golfe'-
had feii red lack of rail-, v.iait'
make the parched ground utisu .My
hard, and Hannon believes th
rain is the best thing thai ci""'d
'lit.-' hanpeii-'d to make foi a little
Th." pro .--aid h" expeoti d ;hi
veekend to sec the large.t nurti
her i|ii ,'ifvin". a.s matches begi:
pext Saturday -'nd most p' :y r
won't have a chance • to get ■ i.t
during the week.
Sunday is Medaiist Dnv in th<
qualifying and the club's bcrt
golfers were expecteJ to turn in
•h"ii scores tha'. d- y. The m .d ilist
arize, for the best score Sundry
will bi awarded along with other
prizes May 4.
(Continued On Page (i)
(By EXITED PRESS)
General Eisenhower -tolii acwii-
men in I'arif* Saturd y—rnorning
that ha will not campaign actively
iinliss and until he gets the Re-
pubiicar ptesid-ntial nomination in
tuly. Eisenhower resigns Jtrire l
but says he h no plans whatso-
vi', alter that date.
Th' North Atlantic Commander
said he would campaign only if tin.-
Republican convention ia Jul;,
nominates him for president.
Eisenhower outlined his position
it his headquarters near Paris an ',
axpiailied hn letter of resignation
announced by the White HoUo.
Mwiiy questions were raised by
'he K'tte.-. in which he asks relief
from hi X >rth Atlantic command
by June i.
About To correspondents of sev-
eral nationalities jammed into a
North Atlantic headquarters con-
f. rente room to hear the answer.-.
E.tcnhower m< rched in, took hi;
position at a uricri phone on a pi rt-
lorni and b g: n to talk. Question.-,
.1- said would not be permitted.
They would be endless, and be-
sides iii.s letter and the replies an-
nounced Friday "speak for thun-
Th'n talking in his characteri -
tic i: pid. terse styia, Eisenhower
outlined the story beiiind the rea-
ignatioif. lie said his resignMlon
\va - fore. 1 by continuous political
interruptions that have prevent'. ;i
him tri.m functioning fully in hij
North Atlantic command.
Said Eisanhower: "I must pre-
vent politics from affecting this
vita! mission", the defense of v.cst.-
■ r.a Europe, and he added, "the
political pressures practically com-
pel! in a not to wait any long"r',
but lo ofi'e. the resignation now.
Anoth ;■ point was of special
mpact. to Eisenhower supporters,
morning i who want him home to campaign
the City! l"'' 'I11' Republic:.!! presidentia
turned it' | nomination. Eisenhower indicated
that he wouldn't feel free to can
i-aigii until he resigned from the
United State.- Army. He emphasiz-
ed that his resignation affects only
ih- North. Atlantic post. And he
sa:d he wouldn't rcaign from the
Cnited State- Army unless the
GOP convention nomin tes him in
Only then, lie said, won't! -he
■ -ive up hir commission and fed
t'rae to sp.tak and act as a citiscn
without arte limitation customar
imposed by the Defense I>e-
In hia third point, Eisenhower
tsplaincd that he would be very
>isy fr« m now to June I. He s i
that h - votrd ma'te. a faiewe'
r.u ..." North Atlantic capita
b: " iimiag Apail Ifi.in Brusaels.
Eisenhower's fourth poin* d-a
with his successor. He announce '
that he has no information abou
replacement, but said that any
one of Severn! men ceuld take ovc:
Eisenhower then told th" it"w -
men tha' he has no plans for th-
period following his return to the
United States. But he expre.--.sr .i
the hope that he would he in !r
heme town. Abibne. Kansas, Jure
J when 'he Eisenhower Museum i.
Russia f'laira* Lf-nds i^ond Oder
Given Her By itoo«;sve!t At Yalta
By LEROY TOPE
.United Press Staff Writer
One of tha strongest points in
Russia's latest note to the weitern
allies is her insistence that Ger-
many's new frontier with Poland
is nermr.nently fixe 1.
The note claims Franklin Roose-
velt rgr'ed at Yalta f- the cersion
if the German lands beyond the
Oder and the N'eisse rivers to Po-
und and to the cession of mu' h of
• ptern pre-war Poland to Russia.
Red propaganda const- ltly claims
President Truman confirmed the
• greement at Potsdam.
But we have th- testimony of
M.. Truman, of the late Harry
Hopkins, of James Byrnes, of Win
ston Churchill, Clement Attlee rnd
Anthony Eden that the ailies nev-
er aereed to any such thing.
After the war the Russians
compelled their satellite govern-
ment in Poland to confirm the
, assistance in what we are all try-
but two were admitted to the Law-' ing to accomplish for the young cession of eastern Poland to Rus-
r of Com- ton Hospital for treatment. 1 people of Rreckeriridge. * sia. Ami they compellr-d the puppet
lied c „'i-Gei "i:tn republic to na
ognizt the Polish .'tbsorptina <
much of Silesia. Pomerarr-i at>
East Prussia, along with the I
cities of Breslau ami Stettin. Tl
rest of Ea ;t Prussia was gr. bin a
But the Conn Republic has p"
accepted this frontier and will no'
accept it. Nov ia it likely that ,
It -eiy-elaoted "il-Gertnan goverr-
ment could be induced or compell-
ed to sign a trc:.ty accepting th':
eastern fronti-r. Moreover, th.
United States, Britain and Franc,
have now served notice on Russi:
that they will not agree to such a
Now, o:t" of the purposes of the
new Russian proposals for unifica-
tion and allowing Germany to have
a national army ia to try to gat the
majority of the Germans to acccpt
the new ea3tem frontier.
The Russifiis hope to follow thn
proposal up with a campaign tc
(Continued uii Pa^c ?)
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