50 Years Ago Today

EDA DEPUTIES: Interior Minister Rendis has announced that he has signed a decision to temporarily release exiled communists who were elected to Parliament on September 11. EMIGRATION: The newspaper Hellenism Abroad has just published the latest law for the emigration of 150,000 people, along with details of an increase in the numbers for victims of the bandits, on emigration to Ethiopia, and the new procedures for emigration to Brazil. TSAROUCHIS: The artist and stage designer Yiannis Tsarouchis has returned from London. The distinguished artist is likely to design the set for A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to be staged by the National Theater under the direction of Mr. Karolos Koun. BODY SEARCHES: Athens Police Chief D. Vranopoulos, commenting on press reports that passengers on a bus on the Iera Odos were subjected yesterday morning to body searches and were asked to show their identity cards, said this was a routine spot check. FIGS IN EXCHANGE FOR COD: By a decision of the trade minister, approval has been given to Vlachoutsikos and Co. to export figs and raisins to Norway, valued at $250,000, in exchange for the import of 981 tons of cod and 3,000 crates of herring.

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