The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1951 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 3, 1951
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PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTUtVlLLE. (AKK.) COUK1KK ISAccusedAliens InCusfodyasll.S. Voids CRC Bond Alleged Communitti Face Deportation In Federal Cleanup NEW YORK, Aug. 3. W)—Fifteen of 39 accused aliens were in custody today BS the government voided nil ball posted through the Civil Rights Congress, labeled subversive by the attorney general's office. All face deportation on charges of being members of tile Communist Party or having Red connections. The bail fund of the Congress had posted a total of 8110.000 for the defendants, 31 of whom live ii the New York district and elgh In the Detroit area. They must produce new bonds or go to jail. Their re-arrests started yesterday after Attorney General j. He-ware McOrath announced thhl the Justice Department considers void all bonds furnished by the Congress bail fund. Of those who surrendered yesterday—all New Yorkers—13 gave themselves up here, one In Boston and one in Philadelphia. Pour other New Yorkers were excused from appearing yesterday and lawyers representing ail but two of the others promised to produce their clients sometime today Surrender Ordered The federal directive had ordered surrender -in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Detroit. The Justice Department warned that all who fail to report today must have FK1DAY, AUGUST S, . good excuses or face forfeiture of ball. Outlawing of the CHO as man was initiated last mo New York by Federal Judge Sylvester J. Ryan. He acted after four of 11 convicted communists Jumped $80,000 In Congress bail, and the ball fund trustees refused to furnish a list of fund contributors. The Judge said knowledge of the fund donors mlgHt aid inC the nationwide search for the fugitive Reds, still at large. They are Gus Hall, Robert Thompson, Henry Winston and Gilbert Green. McGrath said the government's • action was based on the same premise made by Ryan. BHtleman Included Those who surrendered here included Alexander Blttleman and Betty Gannett held In lieu of $5.000 bail each in the deportation case. They were among 17 "second «trlng" Communist leaders Indicted on charges of conspiracy to teach and advocate the overthrow of the U. S. government by violence. They were out on $20,000 ball each in that case. The 13 surrendering here, unable to post acceptabl substitute bail, jpent the night on Ellis Island. One accused alien appeared with $5,000 cash bail but was Informed that regulations call for posting of U. S. treasury bonds. bonds- two °' tne three, appeals would be mth in marte to President Tiuman for final - • decisions. Idea Advanced Other advocates of a separate agency have advanced the general Obituaries Rites for Soldier Killed in Korea Set for Sunday Services for Pvt. James A. Rhodes, who was killed In Korea nearly a year ago, will be conducted at 2:30 ,p.m. Sunday at the Assembly of God Church In Denton, Mo. Pvt. Rhodes' body has been returned home for burial. The 26-ye'ar old veteran of World War II and the Korean War \vfts the son of Sam Rhodes ot Denton, farming community west of Steele, MO. The Rev. Ira M. Bryce wlH officiate at the services and burial will be In Mt. Zion Cemetery with German Funeral Home of Steele In charge. Pvt. Rhodes Is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rhodes; five brothers, Wayne nnd Billy of Denton, David and Joseph of Kay- ti, nnd Curtis of Obion, Term.; two sisters, Mrs. Lucille Slaton and Miss Shcrma Rhodes, both of Denton; and his grandparents, Mr. nnrt Mrs. W. N. Rhodes of Kcnton, Tenn. The Veterans of Foreign Wars 7,111 furnish flag bearers nnd pall bearers for the services. IRAN (Continued from Page 1) was deadlocked whtn negotiations broke down a month and a half ago. President Tniman'steppcd in about two weeks ago and sent his personal envoy W. Averell Harriman as a mediator. Harriman to Remain Stokes indicated that both Britain and Iran except Harriman to remain in Tehran while the talks go on. "I think Mr. Harriman will be a big help," said Stokes. In Tehran, Harriman also told reporters he believed the basis for the talks allowed a "good chance" for success. After talking with Iranian officials, Harriman flew here last weekend and conferred with prime Minister Altlee, foreign minister Herbert Morrison, Stokes and other top government officials. Harriman has served as go-between In the Mast exchange of mes- SSPCS between Britain and Iran. New Agency Asked to Handle B °y Scouts Meet Fnroi'nn Fsvtrmmis- AI-IVIC A^ In Austria for ** t Foreign Economic, Arms Aid WASHINGTON. Aug. 3. (/JV-Republican Senators Saltonstall of Massachusetts and H. Alexander Smith of New Jersey have proposed setting up a powerful new agency to handle foreign economic and illltary aid. Openly bidding for "bipartisan support," they suggested yesterday that A "mutual security administration" be marie a part of the foreign aid program. President Truman has asked *8,500,000,000 for this program in fiscal 1952 which began July 1.. In his field the head of the proposed agency-would have cmial rank with Secretary ot State Acheson and Secretary of Defense Marshall. In ;e of disagreements between any Idea as a means o( keeping direction of foreign aid out of Acheson's hands. Hearings on the big aid program continued today before the Senate Foreign Relations und Armed Services Committees. The x House Foreign Affairs Committee has begun writing Its aid bill. An additional Issue was passed jiti nuiiiiiulliti OJ«e irtrtA (Jils^L'U LUIJfUU ZUnU, Wlti UC OpCHOU [OlUgllt to the Senate group yesterday v.'hcn by Austrian Chancellor Dr. Leopold the House passed a bill which would cut off most U. S. aid to foreign nations sending w»r supplies to Russia or her satellites. Voice Vote Used This bill sped through the House 11 a voice vote. It duplicates in part an earlier measure passed by both the House and Senate as part of an appropriations bill. Authored by Senator Kem > en- Mo), it directed an immediate halt In U. S. aid lo nations that refused to cut off trade in war potential supplies with iron curtain nations. Cotton Industry Must Modernize Its Techniques, Rotary Club Is Told "The South's cotton Industry must* adjust its production and processing techniques to bring them In line with modernization in other Industries and must gird itself to :ompele with man-made fibres." W. Kemper Druton, executive vice-president of the Arkansas- Missouri Ginners Association, was :he speaker as.he appeared before BIythevllle Rotarlans and 50 gin- ners and cotton men who were guests of club members yesterday. Mr. Bruton warned that cotton- >rd(iuclng states "must accept the cadershlp to which It Is entitled In moulding public opinion and sell- ng cotton." Days of condemning cotton as a one-crop evil of the South are .gone, Mr. Bruton said and asserted that 'cotton docs fit In the South's balanced farming plan. "The South Is the last and only rontler of the United States. We are entering a new era In our economy . . . cotton field mcchaniza- lon and industrialization arc evidence enough of that," he. stated. Mr. Bruton admonished Rotarlans and cotton men to preserve their personal liberties with the same zeal the communists use to advance heir ideologies. B. G. West, Blytheville cotton broker, introduced Mr. Bruton. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) Communist delegate, "spoke (or nearly two hours attempting to justify his previously expressed view that the military demarcation line should be fixed along a parallel ot latitude rather than following significant terrain features which are militarily important to the security ,ot the United Nations forces." Army Cashiers West Point Cadets WASHINGTON, Aug. 3. </!>j—The Army today cashiered 90 West Point cadets, Including some varsity football players. Tlie charge was violating the Army's, code of honor by accepting outside help to pats cla.ssroom tests. No : names were announced, and the Army said none would be. A spokesman said the number discharged was the largest involved In any single investigation since the founding of the Academy. All?-lt Sho Nuff Is Right! Senate Campaign is Coiled 'Back Street' Type WASHINGTON, Aug. 3. (API—A Senate subcommittee today denounced as a "despicable 'back street' type" the election campaign con- Utcted In behalf ot Senator John Marshall Butler <R-Mdl last year. However, the subcommittee made no recommendation for action against Butler, who defeated Democrat Millard Tydings by some 43.000 'otes. The group's denunciation was re- tricted to the campaign conduct of those who carried on Butler's cam- laisn. but It said Butler "was negli- ent in respect to certain Implied responsibilities of a candidate (or itgh public office. Washington, Ridgway Determined to Talk "eace 'Indefinitely' WASHINGTON. Aug. 3. (API- Sen. Matthew B. nidgway and top Vishington officials were reported determined today to carry on the Kaesotig truce talks just aj long ' as the Communists are willing do 50. to . This may be many weeks because the negotiators on the U. N side eem to be up against a combination of familiar Soviet communist stalling tactics and the radilional timeless patience of the Ovtcnt. Even so. officials privately de- •larcd, the United States snd its J. N. allies must stick it out— first >ecai!EC they deeply want peace in Korea if it can be had on reasonable terms, and second because' at this stage at least they do not want ™>' resp responsibility for breaking olf Returns to Duty Air Force Sends Jet Wing to England WASHINGTON. Aug. 3. l.f, _ The Air Force said ~ today ' it is tending the first wing of P-8S fighter-interceptors, fastest of its planes in operation, to England M. Sgt. clcatus L. Klmes son of Pleasant Kimcs of Portageville, | Up to now^'ire'h'avc" beni' only Mo., has been returned to duty two Air Force fiahter wino, in after recovering from wounds suf- Europe, both ' bused in GcrnUnv fered in th« Korean War. Und both equipped with F-84 Jets » MAGNOLIA, (Ark.. Aug. 3. ,„ ,— Persons wlio say "you-all" should be commended for adding life to the language, says the chairman of Southern State College's Division of Humanities. Speaking in a summer lecture series on "Is the English Language a Dead Language?" Dr. Rudolph Pieh- Icr said the living quality of a language can be gauged by Its adaptability to the needs of those who speak it. English grammar, he explained, lacKS a distincion between singular and plural of pronouns In the second person. "You-all" makes such a distinction, he said, ami is much more expressive and pleasing thai "youse" or "you-uns." faced Its last challenge today. T^ie remaining prcblem was whe ther Claire — 21-ycar-olcl daushtc of - ' can World Jamboree BAD ISCHL, Austria, Aug. 1 (/Pj —The last contingents of Boy Scouts from 33 to 40 natloni; trickled into a simple Alpine valley camp today for the seventh World Boy Scout Jamboree. The 10-day get together, only 20 miles from Austria's Russian oc- [I zone, will be opened tonight Figl and Col. John Skinner Wibxm, director of the Boy Scout International. The Jamboree Is dedicated to the principle of establishing friendship and understanding between boys who tomorrow will be the citizens and leaders of he free world, July of 1951 Hotter, Drier Than in 1950 July last year was cooler and wetter than tile same month this year, i according to weather statistics re- i ported by Robert E. Rlaylock, Bly- thevllle's 'official weather observer. The mean temperature- for July 1951 was 82.5 degrees while in 1950 it was 18.6. Total precipitation In July 1051 was 5.9!) Inches and in 1950 It was 9.64 Indies. , It rained 11 days during July of : this,year compared to 15 days dur- : ing July 1950. The hottest day this past month was July 21 when the thermometer • hit (lie 101 mark. Last year the tern- : perature stayed a little lower with 97 degrees being ttie highest recorded, i The coolest temperature recorded in July 1851 was 02 degrees the night of July 0. In 1930 it was 61 degrees on July 8. Italian Ex-Priest, Girl Who Followed Him Face One More Obstacle a Loyola University professor— i simply' swear she is free to K-ed In Italy or must wait for a Washington decision on the status of her American citizenship before marrying Luciano Ncgrinl, 41. The Chicago girl hoped taking the oath would suffice, but, because she tried to renounce her citizenship several months ago. American consular officials said she would have to wait. Showers Hamper Disc Jockey Trying to Pick Bale of Cotton in Week HARL1NGEN, Tex., Aug. 3. lip —Ed (Boll Weevil) Keane. a fast- Ulklng disc jockey who is trying to live a bo?st that he could pick a bale of cotton in a week, expected to be back in the fields by noon today. Showers forced Keane from the field Wednesday and again yc-s- day. ills publicity-wise " handlers termed it "an act of God" to let him rest. Keane started out last Monday to make good his brag. He ha^ reservations for a victory party tomorrow night and has vowed he will "either pick that blasted bale of cotton or be carried out of the fields." So far he has picked 635 pounds of cotton in three days. He needs about 815 pounds more to make UD a 450-pound bale. "This layoff isn't helping me any," Keane said yesterday. "My muscles are having a chance to find out how sore they are." Joneshoro Man's Term Shortened LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 3. W) _ Governor McMath today shortened from 21 to nine years the prison scneence- given Walter Montague Jonesboro businessman, for second degree murder. The action will make Montague eligible for parole in November— when he will have served a third of at a meeting Wednesday. Parole office records reflect that prosecuting attorney H. o. Partlow of Blytheville and Craighead County Sheriff w. Y. Nash opposed any clemency. Communist Casualties Reach 1,228,854 WASHINGTON, Aug. 3. if, _ Total Communist casualties in Korea reached 1,228.854 through July 23. the U. s. Army estimated today. Briefing officers said at a Penta- , gon news conference that this total I Peron Invokes Wartime Powers BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 3. (APJ- President Juan D. Peron today Invoked wartime emergency powers for the second time within eight months in an effort to break a three-day old strike of railway engineers and firemen opposed to his regime. All rail workers were p'laced under military control last January 25 when a widespread rail strike was broken by conscripting worker* into military- service. y/SB g ws conerence tat this total i • •included 1C4.7GS counteo prisoners For 'Afl Workers' »./ .... V\ age Hikes . ol war. The other figures for both Chinese and North Korean b.ittle and non-battle losses arc based on estimates, a spokesman explained Coost-to-Coojf TV NEW YORK, Aug. 3. 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