WE WILL HANG
10000 REBELS. SAYS
VIENNA, Monday: Hun- gary's spirit'of revolt is fast spreading to other Russian
In UKRAINE, freedom fighters have sabotaged a vital Soviet railway
And in BULGARIA and EAST GER- MANY, students and intellectuals are spreading news of the crumbling Russian empire.
From Budapest today reports trickled
Beautiful film star Anita Ekberg had to bail her actor husband An- thony Steel from a Los Angeles gaol after a night escapade.
[ Steel is shown above
leaving the gaol where he was locked up after being arrested and charged with drunk driving, following a 50 m.p.h. police chase. - Last night's special Argus-U.P. radiophoto.
to say Hungary's rebels are wearying after their eight-weeks-long struggle against
the Red Army and its puppet Government.
Premier Radar's Government has struck two savage blows at the spirit of resistance: * A THREAT OF MASS EXECUTIONS.
Minister of State Gyoergy Marosan has declared: "We shall hang 10,000 if necessary to impose order."
* ROUNDUPS OF RUSSIAN SOLDIERS WHO HAVE SHOWN SYMPATHY WITH THE HUNGARIANS.
They are being disarmed and sent back to Russia, Red Army leaders have ordered the roundup of disaffected soldiers after incidents like this in
Miskolc Russian tank crews refused to obey orders to fire when women and children law down in thc street to stop them advancing against demonstrators.
A "Daily Express" report says Ukrainian freedom fighters have blown up the railway line used by the Red Army to supply its troops in Hungary.
The line was sabotaged at a number of points near Lvov, a rail centre in Wes- tern Ukraine about 100 miles north-east of the Hungarian
Red Army reinforcements including security men had moved into West Ukraine.
A "News Chronicle" cor- respondent says young Bul- garians are dreaming of a return to the capitalist sys-
They are whispering and threatening that they can break the people's bonds with the Communist Party.
Frank admissions of this are made in the latest issue of the Bulgarian Communist youth organ, "Narodna Mladesh," to reach Vienna.
In London yesterday, dis- tinguished British lawyers, including three former Attorney-Generals, expressed a hope to go to Budapest to attend the trials of leaders of the Hungarian revolution.
Sir Lionel Head, Sir Hart- ley Shawcross, and Sir Frank Soskice, all Queen's Counsel and Members of Parliament, have applied for visas at the Hungarian Lega-
tion in London.
A statement issued in London said those on trial will include Sandor Racz and Sandor Bali, leading mem- bers of the Central Workers' Council who were arrested on Tuesday when visiting Pre-
The Soviet News Agency, Tass, said today Russian Foreign Minister Shepilov and Defence Minister Zhu- kov left for Warsaw this morning.
Tass said the two Minis- ters flew to Warsaw for talks with the Polish Government on concluding an agreement "determining the legal status
of Soviet troops in Poland."