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Cloudy this afternoon with highest in middle 50s. Mostly cloudy and chance of brief shower tonight with lowest around 40. Tomorrow considerable cloudiness, cooler. Midnight, 42 5 a.m. —.37 8 a.m. —.36 2 a.m. .—38 6 a.m. —36 9 a.m. —40 4 a.m. -—37 7 a.m. —34 10 a.m. —48 New York Markets Closed Todoy. Guide for Readers Pare After Dark Amusements .- C-4 Comics _C-10-11 Crossword -C-10 Editorial _A-10 Edit'l Articles, A-ll Lost and Found A-3 Obituary-A-12 Radio-C-ll Sports_C-l-3 Women's Section-B-3-6 An Associated Press Newspaper_ 97th Year. No. 323. Phone ST. 5000 S *★ WASHINGTON, D. G, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1949—SIXTY-FOUR PAGES. City Home Delivery. Daily and Sunday. $1.20 a Momn; when 6 Sundays. $1.30. Nismt Final Edition. $1.30 and $1.40 per Month. 5 CENTS West Allies to Halt Dismantling Of 18 Reich Factories in Return For Promise to Help Keep Peace * . i . . — ’- — Broad Concessions to Germans Ease Curb On Shipbuilding By tht Associated Press FRANKFURT, Germany, Nov. 24.—The Western Allies agreed to day to stop the dismantling of 18 big Western German factories in return for German pledges to help keep the peace in Europe. The plants to be removed from the dismantling list include the August Thyssen steel works, one of the largest in Europe. All dismantling in divided Ber lin will stop under the agreement announced today by the Allied high commission with the West German government at Bonn. Will Join Ruhr Authority. In return for sweeping Allied concessions, the West German government agreed to join the International Ruhr Authority and "to maintain the demilitarization of the federal territory and to en deavor by all iJteans in its power to prevent the' re-creation of armed forces of any kind.” The German government also promised full co-operation with the Allied Military Security Board. This board was set up to keep Germany demilitarized. The communique announcing the agreement said the West German government "affirms its resolve as a freely elected demo cratic body to pursue unreservedly the principles of freedom, toler ance and humanity which unite the nations of Western Europe and to conduct its affairs accord ing to those principles.” Shipbuilding Curbs Relaxed. The German government ex pressed its firm determination to eradicate all traces of Nazism from German life and institutions. For its part, the high commis sion agreed to relax the present restrictions on German shipbuild ing. It authorized the construction of ocean-going ships, excluding those primarily designed for pas sengers and permitting tankers up to 7,200 tons, fishing vessels up to 650 tons and coastal vessels up to 2,700 tons. The speed of the authorized vessels will be restricted to 12 knots, but no limit was set on the number of such ships to be con structed. . The Germans were authorized also build or acquire six special ships exceeding these limitations of size and speed. Reds Reported Creating 30 German Divisions BERLIN. Nov. 24 (JP).—A "Peo ples Army” of 30 German divisions headed by Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev will be created in Commu nist East Germany by next April, Western sources said today. Marshal Konev was commander of the Russian armies that over ran Vienna in 1945. Appointment of the marshal to the East German command was reported in Western quarters as being in line with a new Kremlin policy to install top-ranking men in each of the satellite areas. Moscow announced appointment of Marshal Konstantin Rokossov sky as chief of the Polish armies two weeks ago. The German press in Berlin said recently that Mar shal Ivan Malinovsky would be placed in charge of the Rumanian troops soon. Police Declared Nucleus. The American-licensed news paper Der Abend said the 30 division East German army would be in being by spring. Its nuc leus, the paper said, will be the "People’s Police” which numbers at the moment about 100,000, in cluding recruits. Gen. Sir Brian Robertson, Brit ish high commissioner, told cor respondents last year he expected the People’s Police to some day reach a 200,000-man roster. An air force with Russian-made planes is provided for in the or ganizational chart, Der Abend said. Western intelligence sources re fused comment on the report. Belgium s Regent Reported Engaged to French Princess ly th« Auociatcd Press BRUSSELS, Nov. 24.—Unofficial sources today reported that Bel gium’s regent, Prince Charles, is engaged to the sister-in-law of the Count of Paris, pretender to the throne of France. These sources said the prince’s fiancee is Princess Marie Therese d’Orleans-Bragance, sister of the m Countess of Paris. The engagement, these sources said, would be officially announced later. A source close to the prince re gent’s palace refused to confirm or deny the report, but said “the news is premature.” The press office of Prime Minis ter Gaston Eyskens said: “This is the first we have heard about such an engagement." Prince Charles, 4i, is the broth er of King Leopold in, now in exile in Switzerland. He was elected regent by the Belgian Parliament in 1944. Jerusalem Fights Raging Fire In Church of Holy Sepulchre Superstructure and Cupola Appear to Be Destroyed; All Valuables Reported Safe U. N. DUE TO CONSIDER Future Administration of Jerusalem Today. Page A-6 By *h« Associated Press JERUSALEM. Nov. 24. —Fire which broke out last night in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a hallowed Christian shrine, was still blazing today. Flame and smoke columns could be seen above the Old City walls. From roof top it appeared that the superstructure and cupola of the church already had been destroyed by the flames. Lack of communications prevented a re port on whether the fire is being brought under control. The Israeli government has offered to send in firemen, If the Hashemite Jordan regime will let them cross the lines to the Old City, occupied by Jordan’s Arab Legion since the Palestine war. Jordan's King Abdullah and European diplomats were Reported hurrying to the Holy City to in vestigate the blaze. Reports reaching Amman. Jor dan’s capital, said the upper dome of the church caught fire last night, but that all valuables had been removed to safety. Fire brigades from Jerusalem, Amman and from the Royal Air Force joined many civilians in fighting the blaze. (A report from Damascus said the fire destroyed the main dome of the church.) The church is credited by Christian tradition as being the site of the sepulchre to which Christ was taken after the cru cifixion. Officials Hope Ward Will Be Able to Start From Mukden Soon Expect Deportation Order To End Obstacles to His Departure For U. S. By the Associated Press State Department officials ex pressed hope today that Amer ican Consul General Angus Ward would shortly be able to begin his long-delayed departure from Communist-ruled Mukden, China. They are anxious to have him safely home and they want to ask him some detailed Questions about his imprisonment by the Chinese Beds. The fact that a Communist court ordered Mr. Ward and four staff members deported gave rise to the belief here that the Com munists would no longer place any obstacles in the way of clos ing the consulate at Mukden and removing all the personnel. For the moment, however, the State Department was without any specific jpord as to Mr. Ward’s plans or how rapidly the Chinese Communist authorities will per mit him to act. News of his release was an nounced by the Department yes terday after Mr. Ward himself had sent word of it through Consul ; General O. Edmund Clubb at Pei I Ping. Told to Leave Immediately. Mr. Ward said that he and four of his staff members had been convicted of various charges re volving around the alleged beating of a Chinese employe last October 11. He reported they had been given prison sentences ranging from thrpe to six months. All the sentences, however, were com muted to deportation. Mr. Ward drew the six months sentence; Ralph C. Rehberg of Rochester, N. Y , and Alfred Kris tan, a European employed by the consulate, each got four months. Shiro Tatsumi, a Japanese-Ameri can, and Frank Cicognia, another European employe, was given three months. The State Department’s re (See WARD, Page .A-5-) Czech Court Sentences 12 on Plot Charges •y th« Associated Prou PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, Nov. 24.—The Prague State Court to day sentenced 12 persons, includ ing a French woman, to prison on charges of plotting to overthrow the Communist-led government. ~ Although no foreign power was directly mentioned in the trial, the prosecution hinted that some of the plotters had at least the sym pathy of certain Americans and Frenchmen. The trial was held at Prague’s Pankrac political prison, where the busy courts yesterday began an other treason trial of 20 Czechs accused of spying for the Ameri can Army’s counter intelligence corps. Czechoslovakia’s Catholic bishops said today that they were barred from seeing Archbishop Josef Be ran, the nation’s primate, when they attempted to visit him a few days ago in his police-guarded Prague palace. Msgr. Beran has not emerged from his palace since June 19, when he was driven from his throne in St. Vitus Cathedral by Communist hecklers. He says be is "interned.” Government plajn clothesmen guard his telephone and his apartment. Rude Pravo, Czech Communist Party organ, disclosed today that the government’s drive against owners of larger farms has broad ened into-a nation-wide program in which the lands of alleged saboteurs are being confiscated. i Panama Police Corner High 5chool Students After Fighting Battle 7 Wounded in 20-Minute Skirmish Near National University Building |y the Associated Press PANAMA CITY. Panama, Nov. 24.—Police laid siege to high school students in a National Uni versity building last night after fighting a gun battle with the youths in which seven persons were wounded. The police, Panama’s only armed force, said the students opened fire on a patrol car that was dispersing groups gathering to demonstrate in support of ef forts by Daniel Chanis, jr., to regain Panama’s presidency. The students claimed the police opened fire on theta without provocation. The firing, around a university building on the boundary between Panama and the United Statee controlled Canal Zone, lasted 20 minutes. Stray bullets reportedly fell in the Canal Zone and armed Panama police patrolled along the boundary. Demonstration Prevented. The students had tried first to demonstrate in a downtown plaza, but were prevented by police pa trols. They were reassembling at the university when the shooting started. Many of the students fled into the building adjoining. Others were arrested. Police tear gas forced still mpre out and into custody. A 41-year-old woman was criti cally wounded,, but police said she suffered gunshot wounds while Walking on a street far away from the university area. Two police mew were among the injured. An'horn- after the firing a uni versity professor entering the building with a medical team said about 100 students were inside, though many had escaped. The professor said the youths were not armed but were pelting the police with broken flower pots and tiles. Other witnesses said the police fire had been returned from the university, building. The medical team said there were no casualties inside the building. jBy midnight only 30 students, described as “high school boys,” still were inside the building. 36 Students Declared Held. The police surrounded the site throughout the night but made no further attempt to force their way in. Though eyewitnesses said the police had picked up “car <See PANAMA. Page A-T) Nearly Full Shutdown Due In French Strike Tomorrow •y *h« Aiiodoltd Pr*M PARIS, No?. 24,—France Is dig ging in today for at least 24 hours of almost total inactivity expected from a general strike called for tomorrow. Communist, non - Communist and e«en some anti-Communist unions are scheduled to take part. There Were reports that the Com munists would try to drag the stride on as long as possible be yond the 24-hour period. France’s workers are demanding that the government unfreeze wages, give them increased mini mum earnings and cost of living bonuses and allow them to bargain collectively without compulsory arbitration. ' Premier Oeorges Bidault said the National Assembly had before it a bill unfreezing wages for the first time since the war’s end, but the government has shown no willingness to grant the other union demands. Argentina Seizes Business Offices Of AP and UP Financial Records of 4 Anti-Peron Papers Also Taken Over By the Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Nov. 24.—An Argentine Congressional Commit tee today seized the business of fices of the United Press and the Associated Press. Business offices of the four newspapers in Buenos Aires op posing the regime of President Juan D. Peron were seized yes terday. While federal police stood guard today, government auditors examined the financial records of the newspapers. The committee said it would investigate the source of the funds of the newspapers and the two news agencies. It said it was probing for pos sible connections between the press and the money spent by “Union Democratica,” left-wing Liberal coalition which opposed Gen. Peron for President in Feb ruary, 1946. Led by the two-man congres sional committee, government forces took over the business of fices of the newspapers yesterday. UP Books Seized First. The two congressional commit teemen arrived unannounced at the United Press office at 9:25 a m. They were accompanied by re porters and photographers and armed federal police. Deputy Emilio Visca, assistant leader of the Peronista Party in Congress, informed William H. McCall, United Press director for South America, that his book keeping department had been taken over. Mr. Visca posted two federal police in the United Press office and left an auditor in charge. Fifteen minutes later Mr. Visca and his delegation arrived at the Associated Press office—this time without the police. Mr. Visca in formed the Associated Press chief of bureau, Fred L. Strozier, his bookkeeping department was tak en over. Mr. Visca left a public accountant in charge. The Associated Press office is on the third floor of the building] which houses the independent newspaper La Nacion, already un der police guard. The Congress men apparently thought they needed no additional guards. Continue Publishing. The four newspapers taken over —the Independent La Nacion and La Presna, the Communist La Hora and the tabloid Clarin—were allowed to continue publishing and the press associations to con tinue filing while their books were examined. 1 The Congressmen ordered seiz ure of all books dating back to August 1, 1945, when the anti Peron coalition was formed. The newspaper Democracia has charged that a huge slush fund had been established during the 1946 presi dential campaign and that the op position had been in contact with Spruille Braden, former United States Ambassador here and an outspoken critic of Gen. Peron. When the delegation arrived at the AP office, no police guards were in evidence. Shortly afterward, two uni formed federal police arived at the AP office and placed them selves at the disposal of the ac countant. fhcy were posted out side the business office. , News Operations Continue. News operations continued nor mally, meanwhile, in both the United Press and Associated Press offices. Stories about the com (See ARGENTINA, Page A-3.) Quirino Reinforcing Army Against Rebels By the Associated Press MANILA, Nov. 24.—The gov ernment poured reinforcements into Batangas province today, denying that a truce had been reached with dissidents who fought a pitched battle with constabulary troops 60 miles south of Manila. At least 29 men were killed in the fight. Twenty-seven of them were government constabulary men. The rebels are believed to ha# lost many more but removed their dead, President Elpidio Quirino’s ad ministration blames the outbreak, which may be the forerunner of more serious trouble, on political opposition to the president who won the November 8 election. Some 600 dissidents, perhaps among them Communist-led Huk balahaps, participated in the at tack on constabulary men. Mr. Quirino yesterday said the rebels included some who were to be arrested in the murder of one of his Liberal Party leaders, Mayor Roman Perez of Batangas City on election day. There was no report of further fighting in the area south of Ma nila today. Mr. Quirino has termed the situation there very serious. Mr. Quirino holds nearly a 400, 000 votes lead over .his nearest op ponent, Dr. Jose P. Laurel, in still incomplete official returns from the November 8 election. Batangas is the home of Dr. Laurel, who was the puppet president under the Japanese. r WE HAVE A ^ COLD WAR AND A HOT PEACE... ...BUT LOTS To j > BE THANKFUL j |, FOR, TOPI J Day Ideal for Feasts And Football as Nation Marks Thanksgiving Thousands Attend Church Services; Travel Is Heavy Crowded churches this morning were to be followed by crowded dinner tables this afternoon, as Washington gave thanks in the traditional manner. Thousands of residents, as well as thousands of Thanksgiving vis itors. attended church before set tling down to the customary turkey dinners. For both those who remained in the city and those who flocked to distant tables, the day dawned fair and cool throughout most of the country—perfect for Thanks giving and football. ■ Highlighting religious services here were the annual Pan Amer ican mass in St. Patrick’s Church, and the Thanksgiving services at Washington Cathedral. And at most other churches, voices joined in prayers for world peace. Heavy Travel Reported. Union Station, National Airport and bus terminals reported the usual heavy influx and. exodus of holiday travelers: markets and stores found their turkey and pie stocks well depleted, and both of fices and schoolrooms remained well-emptied. Although trains, buses and planes were well filled, extra sections assured seats for most. At Blair House, the menu for President and Mrs. Truman and a few relatives featured turkey, and at the Lorton Reformatory, which numbers former Air Force Maj. Gen. Bennett E. Meyers among its inmates, the menu also included turkey. Lorton officials explained its turkey dinners this year were un usual, that usually beef is served on holidays. And at District Jail, where Axis Sally is staying, that’s what was still on the menu. Lor ton processed its own fowls this year. Pie Rush Snarls Traffic. Although the poultry counters and most pastry shops were well attended yesterday, the last-min ute rush for pumpkin and mince pies at one pastry establishment, at Twenty;third street and Penn sylvania "avenue S.E., snarled traffic for more than an hour last night. Government Services, Inc., which offered turkey dinners for 50 cents yesterday at its 42 cafe (Cor.tinued on Page A-2, Col. 1.) Sir Ralph M. Milbanke Found Shot to Death By th» Associated Press LONDON, Nov. 24.—Sir Ralph Mark Milbanke, adventurous scion of a noble line whose baronetcy dated to 1661, was found shot to death today in the bedroom of his Mayfair home. A police report said there was no suspicion of foul play. Sir Ralph was 42. He became baronet when his brother, Sir John, died in 1947. He served with the Royal Ar mored Corps in North Africa where he developed enteritis—in flammation of the intestines— from which he had suffered ever since. He was unmarried. Place You\ Ads Now For Gift Column Starting Sunday Here is an easy way to dis pose of articles suitable for Christmas gifts. Offer them for sale in the special Christ mas Gift Suggestions column in the classified section of The Star beginning Sunday. For further information concerning this convenience for readers and advertisers, phone Washington’s leading classified medium —THE ; STAR. Sterling 5000. Jury to Resume Deliberation In Gambling Case Tomorrow 'Snags' Lewis Panel Excused for Holiday After Reporting 'Hopeless Deadlock' The “hopelessly deadlocked” jury deciding the fate of William (Snags) Lewis and 13 co-defend ants tried on gambling charges was sent home early today with orders to report back to District Court tomorrow to renew its delib erations. The jury of nine men and three women had deliberated eight hours when Judge Matthew F. McGuire dismissed the panel for the Thanksgiving holiday at 12:45 am. Before recessing the Jury, Judge McGuire asked the foreman. Con don M. Flynn, a General Account ing Office transportation expert: "Is there any possibility of this jury reaching a verdict within a reasonable period of time?” “I believe not, your honor,” Mr. Flynn replied. ' “Do I infer that you are hope lessly deadlocked,” Judge McGuire asked. After a moment's hesitation the foreman answered, “Yes, sir.” Earlier as the jury’s delibera tions went on hour after hour, Judge McGuire decided to give the panel the Allen Charge, under which jurors in the minority are asked to re-examine their con sciences in view of the fact that the majority holds a different view. Cajling the jury into the court at 11:15 o’clock last night. Judge McGuire said: "A dissenting juror should con sider whether his doubt is a real one, when it makes no impression on others equally honest.” When this advice failed |o pro duce a verdict, the jurors were sent home with instructions to I return at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Be fore letting the jurors go, how ever, Judge McGuire urged them i (Sea GAMBLING, Page A-2.) Federal Employment Drops to 2,052,400 By ft>« A*»ocia»od Pr«t* The United States Government had 2,052,400 paid employes at the end of September, the Civil Service Commission said today. This was 32,532 fewer than were on the rolls a month earlier. Employes within the continen tal United States totaled 1,886,162, a net decrease of 29,078 during the month. There were 85,300 Federal em ployes in the territories and pos sessions, and 80,938 in foreign countries, a net decrease overseas of 3,454. White Thanksgiving Hits Part of Midwest By th« Associated Press It was a white Thanksgiving in many Midwest areas today. Snow fell over the Eastern Da kotas, Minnesota. Wisconsin, Western Michigan, Northern Iowa and Northern Illinois. The falls ranged from two to six inches. Temperatures dropped as low as six degrees above zero»at Pem bina, N. Dak. In the District the Weather Heaviest snowfalls were re ported in Minnesota. Willmar got a blanket measuring more than six inches. The fall at Rochester, Minn., was more than three inches and it was more than four inches at Bemidji. Falls in parts of Northern'Iowa were described as “heavy.” Snow mixed with rain fell in parts of Iowa and Illinois. An other wet spot was in the Far West. Rain fell over wide areas in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Skies generally were clear and temperatures normal over the southern half of the country. Mild weather continued through out most of California. Los An geles reported a high of 85 yes terday. Temperatures moderated in tne New England States after yesterday morning’s cold snap. Churchill, III With Cold, Says He's 'All Right' By lh« Associated Press LONDON, Nov. 24. —Winston Churchill, who is suffering from a severe cold, sent out this word to the press today: “I am going on all right.” Lord Moran, the Conservative Party leader’s doctor, has advised him to stay indoors until the cold improves. Mr. Churchill was forced to can cel his attendance last night at the annual dinner of the Inner Temple, a law society, of which King George VI is treasurer. New Lewis Move Seen in Report of Call for Policy Committee Mine Leader May Open New Peace Talks With Operators Next Week By the Associated Press A report that John L. Lewis will meet with his United Mine Work ers’ Policy Committee Monday spurred speculation today that Mr. Lewis and mine owners may re sume coal peace talks next week. Plans for the meeting of the 200-man policy group in New York were reported last night by a source who asked to remain anon ymous. Mr. Lewis followed the Policy Committee’s last meeting, held earlier this month in Chicago, by ordering a truce in the 52-day old coal strike. Even before this new indication that the UMW leader may be planning a surprise move, there were reports that he would meet with coal operators soon, These reports persisted despite denials from some top representa tives of the mine owners. It was said the operators plan a meet ing tomorrow to decide if they will talk peace with Mr. Lewis. For a week since President Tru man announced a temporary hands-off policy in the coal dis pute neither side has made a move. Each was waiting on the other to invite negotiations. But neither side has budged Mr. Truman, leaving Monday for a long vacation in Florida, has given no indication that he will step into the dispute before de parting. The most recent word from the White House was the President’s promise last Thursday that he is ready to invoke the injunction provisions of the Taft-Hartley Act when and if he decides a coal shortage has created a national emergency. When Mr. Lewis ordered the present truce on November 9 he saflrlt would expire December 1. A new strike could develop then. (See COAL, Page A-2.) Late News Bulletin G. W. High Leads, 13-12 The George Washington High School Presidents were leading the Washington-Lee Little Gen erals, 13-12. late in the third quarter of their football game at Alexandria today. The game started at 11 a.nu Top Atomic Post Wide Open as Lilienthal Quits Truman Reluctantly Accepts Resignation Of AEC Chairman By the Associated Press David E. Lilienthal’s resigna tion as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission left wide open today the question of who will succeed him in one of the most important jobs in the world. Mr. Lilienthal will quit as chair man of the commission Decem ber 31. President Truman an nounced yesterday that he was accepting the resignation "reluc tant and with the utmost re gret.” The 50-year-old former chair man of the Tennessee Valley Au thority became the first civilian head of the multibillion dollar atomic program on October 28, 1946. His term woul4 have ex pired next June 30. along with those of the other four commis sioners. Presidential Secretary Charles G. Ross told reporters he had no idea whom Mr. Truman would name to the $17,500 a year post. Mr. Lilienthal, a controversial figure throughout most his his 20 years of public life and particular ly in recent months as AEC chair man, submitted his resignation three days ago, saying he wished to return to private life and want* to “engage in public discussion and public affairs with a greater latitude” than is feasible while ha is in public office. Good Beginning Made. In a radio interview last night, he said “there is only one time when a fellow can quit this kind of job—and that’s when it is going well.” He added that he thought the secrecy-shrouded program had "come a long ways” in the three years he has directed it, adding: “I will say this, and say it with out any qualifications—I’m satis fied that a good beginning ha» been made.” He may elaborate at a news con ference Monday. I Mr. Lilienthal's resignation wa* not tatally unexpected. There i have been periodic reports that he i was weary of the post and that he ! planned to step out once he felt | he had been cleared of the "in credible mismanagement” chargee made against him and the AEC by Senator Hickenlooper, Republican, ! of Iowa. A majority of the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee re ported last month that its hear ings into the Hickenlooper chargee had been “fruitless.” But a minority report was sub mitted br Republican committee members—headed by the Iowa Senator—sharply disagreeing. McMahon Expresses Regret. Senator Hickenlooper, former committee chairman and now ita ranking Republican member, re called yesterday that he had de manded Mr. lilienthal’s resigna tion at the outset of the investi gation last May. “I look forward to a new stim ulation in our atomic program,’* he said in a statement issued in I Des Moines., “This resignation I has now been submitted and that phase of the matter is ended.” ’ Senator McMahon, Democrat, of Connecticut, joint committee chairman, expressed regret at “losing a great public servant.” He said Mr. Lilienthal had headed the commission ably, j One White House intimate told !a reporter: | “Make no mistake, the Presi dent hates like hell to lose Lilien I thal” Mr. Lilienthal’s resignation fol lowed by two months Mr. Tru man’s announcement of Septem ber 23 that there had been an atomic explosion in Soviet Russia. Since that time the commission has embarked on an accelerated expansion program, the cost of ~(See~~ULIENTHAL7Page A-5.7 I ACL Derailment Forces Rerouting of Ail Trains By th« Associated Press PEMBROKE, N. C„ Nov. 24— Freight car derailment here last night forced a rerouting of north south traffic today over the At lantic Coast Line railroad. Five cars of a southbound freight ripped up 200 feet of track on both northbound and south bound lines. Nobody was hurt. Five gondola cars loaded with stone flipped upside down on the northbound track. Sections of rail were tossed 30 to 40 feet. Deputy Sheriff D. J. Jones said railworkers told him the task of repairing damage would require about 12 hours. The derailment delayed the Champion, due in Washington at 6:30 o’clock this morning. It was expected about 12:30 p.m. No Late Editions Today Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Night Final edi tions of The Star will not be printed today. 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