OPINION

November 15-16, 1952

ELECTIONS: At dawn, the Greek people will begin arriving at polling booths to exercise their sacred, constitutional right (Ed. note: Women did not vote although they had acquired the right to do so, because the drawing up of electoral lists had not yet been completed). VICTORY FOR PAPAGOS: All reports up until midnight appear to indicate that the Greek people will give a considerable majority to the Greek Rally party. ON THE ALERT: As of yesterday afternoon the armed forces, according to an order from the National Defense Ministry, have been put on the alert. SCHOOL MEALS: The Education Ministry is considering the possibility of resuming school meals. If the decision is made to do so, 3,000 tons of milk will be made available. THE FLEET IS COMING: The US Embassy’s press bureau has announced that on November 20, 20 ships of the US Sixth Fleet are to arrive in Faliron Bay. The statement said that 4,000 of the ships’ crew members will visit Athens every 24 hours the ships are in port. NATIONAL SYSTEM: New York, 14 (From our correspondent A. Antonakakis) The Royal Theater Company of Greece arrived this afternoon in New York by air (…). Tomorrow it begins rehearsals at the Mark Helliger Theater, where it will give performances of «Oedipus» and «Electra» (…).