It was a little like Tom Sawyer drawing a line in the dust with his bare toe and "dassing" his foe to step over it.

Marshal Tito, firming up his truculent stand against Moscow, spoke bluntly last week to army officers guarding Yugoslavia's border region of Macedonia, where Cominform agents are making plenty of trouble for Tito's regime. His words were really directed across the frontier at Bulgaria, and at Russia beyond.

"On several occasions our men . . . had to confront the enemy face to face. Blood has already been shed . . . Rumors are still being...

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