June 3, 1952

GREECE-TURKEY: The official communique released last night after the Greek-Turkish talks in Athens is sadly lacking in any real content. It refers vaguely to sincere warmth and a similarity of views, while promising «a continuation of this decisive spirit of hard effort and the right of both peoples to look forward to the future with justified optimism.» PAPAGOS: Mesolongi – In the shadow of the historic fortress of Nafpaktos and in the midst of a large crowd of people, Field Marshal Alexandros Papagos today announced the beginning of the final attempt to overthrow the Plastiras government and for the speedy election of a Greek Rally party government. HAMBRO: The British banker Mr Hambro arrives in Greece today for talks concerning Greece’s debts to his bank. LIANA SOMERITI: On Wednesday, June 14 at 6.15 p.m., there will be a recital at the Kotopouli-Rex Theater, featuring the Aliki Papariou School of Dance with Liana Someriti playing the piano. GOLD SOVEREIGN: The price of the British gold sovereign reached 219,500 drachmas (compared to 221,800 last week) due to private supplies on the official and open market. VOTE FOR WOMEN: In a poll held in Athens by the Greek Gallup Institute on the vote for women, 55 percent of respondents agreed with the move, 41.46 percent did not and 2.95 percent did not express any opinion.

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