OPINION

JANUARY 19, 1952

DEATH SENTENCES: Lamia, 18- A Lamia court yesterday heard a case against seven members of a village defense force from Damiana, in Evrytania, who, when outlaws entered their village, allegedly drew up a list of 23 nationalists among them, whom the outlaws promptly executed. The latter also seized animals and looted buildings. (…) The court sentenced Constantine Halkias and Aristides Kitsos to death on 23 counts (…) and Giorgios Bakas to death on six counts. PAPAGOS: Kalamata, 18- Field Marshal Alexandros Papagos, following his truly triumphant tour of the central Peloponnese, arrived here yesterday where he was received with wild enthusiasm and the cry «Save Greece!» The field marshal spoke from the balcony of the home of businessman Vassilis Antonopoulos in King George Square, where over 10,000 people were gathered. At his side were officials of the Greek Rally party, Messrs Kanellopoulos, Stephanopoulos and Markezinis and parliamentary deputies. Samina sinking