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PROBED BY UN
Committee Receives Three
More Documents Con
demning Franco
new YORK, May
United Nations sub-committee 1
vestigating Spain Wednesday re
ceived three more documents co
demning Generalissimo France
and then prepared foi: its
cession to hear Jose Girai
public sess.on Republican
premier of the exnea a k
oovernment, support char.0
the present Falangist governmen
is a threat to peace.
The meeting is scheduled for
a m fEDT) Thursday.
Coming from Mexico City on in
vitation of the committee, _ Gira,
said he would offer 160 additiona,
pieces of evidence. The premier
who would be the first witness
heard directly in the month-long
inquiry, already has submitted
voluminous material containing
broad charges against the Franco
regime.
The three documents were.
1. A report from Jose Antonio
Acquire, exiled President of the
Basque people of Spain, which
supported demands for a complete
break with Franco and contained
statements purporting to show that
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the regime has persecuted and
was still persecuting the Demo
cratic Basque clergy.” The Report
contended that 15 priests had been
executed and 500 imprisoned.
2 A reply from Norway to the
tt j\j declaring that ‘‘it is the
desire of the Norwegian people to
see a Democratic regime establish
ed in Spain, and this desire is ful
ly shared by the Norwegian govern
ment ” Regarding International ac
tion 'in favor of a Democratic
Spain.” the commimtcanon said:
“The government has repeatetdly
stated°that it is prepared to take
nart in or support a new initiative
in this respect, it being however
understood that an International
action will be made^ preferably
through the United Nations, that
can bring real results.
3. A communication from Rus
sia reporting on. activitiesofthe
Spanish blue division in he P
war The Soviet government esti
mated that 47,000 Spaniards fought
on the Eastern front and suite
Moscow
al'O reported that a Spanish
squadron of nine planes fought
the Red Army._
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WASHINGTON, May 22—(U.P.)—
The price of low-cost shoes or
men, women and children wll]
jump about 10 per cent after Jun
1 under a price increase OP
plans to grant manufacturers.
OPA sources said the increase
will be passed along to consum
ers. .
The action will be taken to in
crease the flow of materials to
manufacturers of low-priced sh0*^
-n December OPA granted a 4 1-2
per cent increase to all manufac
turers to cover increased produc
tion costs.
Queen Berengaria, wife 0f Rich
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land, never set foot on English
soil. __
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DAILY CROSSWORD
ACROSS
1. Sack
4. Female pig
7. Chrysalis
A Man's name
(Sp.)
10. Begot
11. Boredom
13. Foot of an
ape
14. Struck
lightly with
the beak
15. Indefinite
article
16. False
17 First note
of the scale
18. Stinging
insect
DOWN
1. To be On fire
2. Mimicked
3. Wander
about Idly
4. Smooth
5. Unit of
weight
«. Blink
7. Musical
instrument
9. A kind of
leather
10. Title of Per
sian ruler
12 Sacred
image
14. Caress
16. Not many
19. Greek letter
20. Negative
reply
21. Secondary
23. Period
of time
24. Erbium
(sym.)
25. Insect
26. Daisy
(Eng.)
27. Bounder
28. A pin in a
gunwale
29. Condiment
31. Ascend
32. River (Ger.)
laig
Aft
TTS
Wl
Yesterday’* Answer
35. Pin that
wheel re
volves on
36 Corn bread -
37 At odds
39. Invalid’s too
21. Chief deity
(Babyl.)
22. In what
manner
23 Title
(Tunisian)
25 Court
27 Proof
reader’s
marks
30 Hewing tool
31, Off'
33 Exclamation
34 Scorched
36 Body of
water
38 An emol
lient
ointment
39 Young
turkey
40. Otherwise
41 Poker stake
42 Ever
(contr.)
43 Footlike
part
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FAIRYLAND PLAY
SLATED TONIGHT
Pembroke Jones Park Will
Be Scene Of Extrava
ganza At 8 P. M.
Tonight is the night when the
age-old childhood dream of ths
land of the fairies comes true
In a beautiful pageant depicting
the Fairyland of Spring, over 20C
children of the city recreation de
partments will enact the roles ol
fairies, elves, and all the other
creatures of never-never-land a1
the City Recreation department’s
Spring Festival in Pembroke Jones
Park at 8 o’clock tonight.
The public is cordially invited to
attend this greatest of all Spring
Festivals in Wilmington.
The festival is under the direc
tion of Mrs. Josephine Gallagher,
Mrs. Elizabeth May, and Jesse A.
Reynolds.
Additional Children
In addition to the names already
published, the following childrer
will also take part in the program:
Nancy Greer, Beth Barnes, Cyn
thia Robbins, Laura Ormsby, Jc
Carter, Ruby Sheppard, Ramona
Hall, Emma Wells, Jane Herring
Faye Nichols, Lester Guyton, Judy
Strange, Freddie Gallagher, Joan
Jordan. Lillie Pearl Jordan, Doro
thy Mills, Nancy Bruce, Martina
Widmark, Gladys Conahey, Deloris
Clemmons, Lynn Shannon, Bettie
Jean Mathews, and Ray'mond
Bishop.
Committees
Committees in charge of the
program are:
Lights — Fred Rippy and David
Sandlin. Safety — C. H. Casteen.
Publicity — Mrs. Lilly Kester
Music — Mrs. Elizabeth Emory,
Mrs. C. L. Bethea, Douglas Hall,
and Miss Guinevere Britt. Make
up — Mrs. Helen Jones. Flowers
— Will Rehder.
VILLAGES BURNED
CALCUTTA, May 22—(JP)—Five
villages were burned, three per
sons were killed and 50 injured in
three days of fighting between
Hindus and Moslems last week in
the Burdwan district of Bengal,
the Bengal government announced
Wednesday. _
Drawing Card
Williston Seniors
To Present Drama
On Friday night. May 24, 1946
at 8:15 p.m. in the Williston Audi
torium, the Senior Class will pre
sent a mystery play in three act:
entitled “'Friday the 13th”.
Mrs. Goodard attempts to solve
the mystery of her grandson’s
death. Sadie, a comical maid
lightens the tension of the mystery.
You’ll find yourself turning
detective in an attempt to decide
which of the guests killed Phillip
Hammond.
The cast of characters include
Mrs. Goodard. Helen McRae; Lau
rie, Doris Wright; Hope, Alea
Robinson; Ming Wong, Bernice
Thompson; Madame Alba, Ruth
Walker; Sadie, Dorothy Faison;
Bob Whiting, David Jackson; Paul
Hammond, Charles Hankins; Cole
Mattson, James McRae; Gary
Wheeler, Kenneth Simpson; Offi
cer Kipples, William Hill; and
Chan, Theodore Sharpless.
WOODBURY TALKS
TO PHALANX CLUB
Fraternity Members Hold
Regular Monthly Stag
Supper
Louis E. Woodbury, chairman
of Community Chest, addressed
the Phalanx fraternity at the
monthly stag supper Monday night
in the YMCA, with Henry Meier
as toastmaster and Kelly Jewell
in charge of the devotional ser
vice.
Mr. Woodbury explained to the
members the functions of tne Com
munity Chest, to whom it serves,
and how it effects the community
and the individual.
Members attending the session
included Tommy Smith, Joe Rose,
Kelly Jewel, Mac Cheshire, W. H.
Lytle, Henry Meier, Tommy Davis,
Gene Jewell, James Tuttle, Tanky
Meier, David Cheshire, Bill Mor
ris, John Clayton, Tommy Walker,
Doug Jewell, and Frank Murphy.
The next meeting is scheduled
for Monday night at 7:30 o’clock
in the YMCA.
Sir John Popham, a highway
man in his youth, became Chief
Justice of England in 1592.
HOUSE PROGRAM
HITS ‘HIGH GEAR’
Truman Signs Bill Making
Law Of Emergency
Measure
WASHINGTON, May 22—f/P)—
The emergency housing program,
intended to provide 2,700,000 homes
for veterans in two years through
private construction, became law
Wednesday with its approval by
President Truman.
Housing Expediter Wilson W.
Wyatt, who was given broad con
trols over building materials prices
and exports of scarce lumber, said
the legislation throws the program
“into high gear ”
The measure provides $400,000,
000 for subsidis to spur production
of bottleneck materials. The Presi
dent termed this feature the
“heart” of the program.
It also increases by $1,000,000,000
the government’s authority to in
sure home loans by private capi
tal, protecting lenders against risks
incurred by selling homes on
small down payments.
Veterans are given preference by
the law in buying or renting houses.
GI SERVICE GROUP
TO HOLD MEETING
Committee To Discuss
Plans For Establshment
Of Service Center
The Veterans Service committee
will meet on Thursday, 4 p. m.,
at the YMCA to discuss plans
for the establishment of a vet
erans’ service center in Wilming
ton, Paul Franklin Bell, secretary,
announced yesterday.
Heading the committee are
Lloyd Moore, chairman, and Rich
ard Rogers, vice-chairman.
The executive branch of the
group is composed of H. R. Em
ory, of the Housing authority;
Donald C. King, commander ot
the American Legion post; Ed
ward C. Snead, commander of the
VFW; E. L. White, president of
the Chamber of Commerce; Mrs.
Emma D. Howell; and Moore and
Rogers.
REAR ADMIRAL DIES
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 22
—(A>)—Rear Admiral Andrew Theo
dore Long, 80, USN ret., died here
Tuesday.
Born in Iredell county, North
Carolina, he was graduated from
the Naval Academy in 1887 and
became a rear admiral in 1918.
He was retired in 1930.
Burial will be in Arlington Na
tional cemetery.
HELD FOR PROBE
FRANKFURT, May 22.—(U.R)—
The provost marshal’s office an
nounced Wednesday that Capt.
John D. Becher is being held for
formal investigation of the death
of Gertrude Knapp, who was found
naked and dying on the steps of
an officers apartment building.
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Physicians Battling
Mysterious Ailments
NEW YORK, May 22.—(^—Doc
tors worked Wednesday to save the
lives of 15 infant children of Ameri
can GI’s and their European wives,
stricken with a mysterious ail
ment aboard the brides’ ship Zebu
Ion Vance on its voyage from Le
Havre.
The unidentified ailment claimed
the lives of three babies during the
voyage, and a fourth died Wednes
day at the Fort Hamilton hospital,
where the infants were taken when
the ship docked Monday.
SOLDIER SHOT
BAD NAUHEIM, Germany, May
22.—(/P)—The Army confirmed Wed
nesday that a Negro soldier who is
a prosecution witness in the Lich
field trials was shot May 17 by a
second witness in a quarrel over
German girls. The army said Pvt.
Joseph Mallory, Rt. 1, Pendleton,
Va., wounded Pvt. Albert J. Rose,
27,of Dallas, Tex. The army said
the shooting took place at Rose’s
quarters after an evening of drink
ing.
There have been white black
birds, white redbirds, and white
bluebirds.
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BAYARD CLARK PUSHES VET BILL ON HOUSE SIDE
Report presents this week another real friend of the veteran. This
fellow is not a rousing handsaker and back-patter, but a quiet, sincere
and actual sympathizer with the fellow who has been to war.
He is Bayard Clark, a Democrat of Fayetteville, North Carolina, and
a member of the powerful House Rules Committee. He is now serving his
ninth term—a tribute to his sincerity and efficiency as a member of the
House of Representatives
Because the Rules Committee is an exclusive group, Mr. Clark has no
other committee assignments. His presence on that committee is largely
responsible for hurrying to the floor many bills designed to benefit war
veterans and their dependents. .That has been acknowledged for a long
time here in the Capital.
TWO SONS IN WAR
He, himself, has not taken part in fighting. But two of his sons—the
only two, were in "the recent conflict. Mr. Clark was born in 1882, and so
was a little too old for the First World War. Aside from his many contribu
tions during the last war, Mr. Clark established contact with many GI’s
from North Carolina, and kept them informed through newsy letter*
twice each month.
VOTED FOR BONUS
Some of you veterans of World War II don’t know his record in be
half of the 1917-18 fellows. Some things he did were to vote for the bonus;
the granting of disability allowance to non-service connected cases, which
the Economy Act of 1933 repealed. And he was one of 137 out of 435 who
voted against such repeal. He voted to grant a small pensions to widows
of non-service connected veterans and again he voted for extension of
veterans’ facilities throughout the country.
Some call him Judge”, and some call him “Congressman”, and oth
ers just plain Mister . But every one of them knows they can call him
friend.
REPORx takes pleasure in saluting legislators of this character.
Vote and Renominate
J. BAYARD CLARK
Congressman Next Saturday
, ^aid Politlca-l Adv. by Friends of Mr. Clark.

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