MARCH 11-12, 1952

PLASTIRAS ILL: Late Sunday night (March 9) into Monday morning, Prime Minister Nikolaos Plastiras suffered a thrombosis, and his condition was still serious in the morning, when hemiplegia settled in, according to the evening’s medical bulletin. Sources from the premier’s entourage announced that Plastiras had had an extremely tiring day on Sunday. In the morning, he went to speak at the Industrial Cooperatives’ conference, then he went to Menidi to attend the unveiling of a statue to those killed in battle. There he remained outdoors in the cold, and bareheaded, for about an hour. VENIZELOS: Deputy Premier Sophocles Venizelos wants to form a government with or without the participation of the EPEK party. KARAMANLIS: Greek Rally member Constantinos Karamanlis returned by plane yesterday from the USA where he had been for some months. KARKAYIANNIS: K. Papayiannis, D. Gougoulis, A. Karkayiannis, A. Malakis, A. Hondronasios and S. Naos were elected today during the second ballot for the Larissa council of lawyers. TSAKONAS: Dimitris Tsakonas, president of the Greek Sociology Society, will give a speech today on «The Morea, Macedonia and Hellenism» in Thessaloniki.

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