The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 15, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 15, 1952
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*AOB TWO Radio Free Europe Pays Off; Over $3 Million Raised for Sponsorship By ADELAIDE KERR NEW YORK Mi — Twenty-five million Americans have given 3 l / 2 million dollars to fight communism In satellite countries in the last two years. Paul Tigrid, n Czech who commanded one division of the battle, is here with a tingling report of success, but he bcUnves n much harder fight is needed before victory is won. The battle launched by the National Committee for a Free Eurone through broadcasts of Radio Free Europe in six sate!We countries aims at riddling the Iron Curtain with shafts of truth. Us Job Is to loll satellite peoples what goes on in the rest of the world, to show them Ihe West is concerned about whnt happens (o them and to keep the hope for freedom (laming In their hearts, "The violent reactions our broadcasts have, brought from the Communists arc evidence of their sue cess," says Tigrtd, former chief of the Czechoslovak desk of Radio ' Free Europe In Munich, now work- Ing-- for tlie organization Jn Ihe United States. "The •'Communists protested to the U. S. State Department/ They launched vituperative attacks on RFE personnel. They resorted to jumiyhig techniques. The jamming did create a problem, but (he 'Increasing number of HFE transmitters makes It more difficult to blank out our broadcasts. "The programs go through. The letters'we get and the refugees who slip through the Iron Curtain tell us dally of the program's success." The National Committee for a Free Europe was founded in the frill of 1949 by R group of American citizens. Among them were President-elect Dwlghl Elsenhow- er; Gen. Lucius D. Clay, retired, now chairman of the board of Continental Can Company; Joseph Grew, former ambassador to Japan, now chairman of the n niton a commit lee's bonrri, and Henry Luce, New York publisher. On the Fourth of July, 1D50. the committee launched Radio Free Europe, broadcasting from one sta tlon near Frankfurt, Germany, w!tt programs packaged In America. A * few months later It started broad casting It* own programs from Munich, where Tifcrld Joined IL original staff of three. Today RFt broadcasts a. total of 57 hours dull; to Albania, Bulgaria, Crcchoslo vakla. Hungary, Poland and Romania. As HFE's operation grew, more noney was needed, Late in 1050 the Crusade for Freedom was launched by Gen. Eisenhower and directed by den. Clay to raise funds to expand RFE. This year's crusade Is headed by Hsnry Ford II. RFE is only one activity of the National Committee for a Free Europe. The committee also provides American ami Eiiropenn mil vcrsHy scholarships for 85 students from Central Europe, and prepares textbooks to be used after liberation, it maintains a research service to glean Information-from 300 Communist papers nnd periodicals, 22 satellite radio stations, 10,000 books and 40,000 words a day of refugee Interviews. H distributes this information to universities, libraries, radio stations and news- A comparable committee — thu National Comittec for a Free Asia—was organized in 1951 to fight ommunlsm In Asia. It now hroad- > in Chinese from three st»- Ibns In the Pacific. (ARK.) COURIER MONTDAT, DEC. 15 1W1 lound-the-World j Might Ended NEW YORK Wi—A Rlobal survey IglH by a Trans World Airlines lane to Investigate ulr facilities )n he Far East ended at IdLewild Airport yesterday. The round - the- •orld flight took 34 days. The route from Bombay to Toko was surveyed to consider the possibilities of starting service be- ween the two points. TWA now operates from the United Stalts to Jombay. PERILOUS JOB MADE SAFER—The job of loylng barbed wire under combal conditions in Korea Is lust as dangerous and necessary as It was in World War I. To meel the problem the )20lh Engineer Combat Battalion has Improvised an M-4 tank with a triple belt concertina ol barbed wire tor rapid and protected laying. Tins technique gives our Korean G.l.'s the advantage ol greater speed and safety while doing Ibis hazardous Job. Cave-In Traps 55 Gold Miners MANILA UP) — Fifty-five gold niners were trapped and presumed lilted when n ICO-toot-clccp tunnel caved In at the United Pnracnle Mine In Cnrnmlnes Norte Province today,'Philippines .News Service reported. The agency said it would Lake days for rescuers to reach the men. Three Kidnapers Nabbed in Lima LIMA, Peru W) — Two medical tudents anu an accountant are icing held on charges they kid- naped Santiago Grana, 3-yenr-old son of a Peruvian congressman. The boy was returned unharmed early Saturday after being held hrce days. Police, who announced the ar- •ests yesterday, said they had recovered 201.000 soles ($18,903) of the 300,000-Eoie ($19,350) ran.som. The child had been snatched com his nurse in a pnrk Wednesday. The three youths under arrest were identified by police as Mario Bueno, Ellas Narvaez and Illcardo Zapatcr. Dangers of Delay On Chronic Ailments FREE HOOK—Tells How T Help Guard Health Aged Dentist Dies from Fall FREDERICK, Md: (Jfi — Dr. Thomas S. Eader, the 92-year-old dentist who missed only two days at his office through Illness In 70 years, Is dead. He died yesterday from a fall last week that fractured his right hip when he slipped on n small rug Bt the home of a daughter. Ho never fully recovered Irom the shock. Dr. Bailer was believed to have teen th« natlon'i oldest practicing dentist. Nine Is Enough, Woman Declares WALSALL, -England OH — "No more for me," says Mrs. Ivy Bourne, a mother of nine children — five born wllhln a year. The wife of an 8-poimd-a-week miner — that $22.40 — Mrs. Bourne had triplets Nov. 27, 1951, and twins Nov. 22, 1952. She said today, "We have had offer after offer to adopt some of the older children, but we wouldn't dieam of It. We shall manage all right. The real trouble is to get laundry done — I seem U b* at It all day." Snow In London LONDON i» — The season's first real snow fell over London this morning. The fall measured 1 to J Inches. Jefferson, Lincoln, and Hayei, were the only U.S. President* who did not belong to a church. LOOKING ABARGAI Many Tacts about colon disorders, hearifU'he.s, constipation, nervousness or stoniach^liver and 1 bladder conditions are explained In a new 40-pane FREE BOOK. Write today. Thornton & Minor Hospital. Suite 1212, Oil E. Lltiwood, Kansas City 3, Mo. Bomb Carrier Gets Sentence TEL AVIV, Ift— A 29-year old ninn who tried to plant n lime bomb in the Isrneli Foreign Office Inst October was sentenced ycster- dfiy to 21 months In prison. Dov Shllvansky, n former uiem- ber of the nnlionnllst underground, \vns nrrested Oct. 5 when ho carried the licking bomb into the busy government office, lie said he Intended It as u warning against acceptance of German reparations for crimes against the JEWS In Nazi Germany. Beautiful New Brick Home Located 503 E. (lardln. Z bedrooms, one and one nail tile baths, knotty pine ien, large living room, dining room, Deluxe Geneva kllchen. Breezeway, attached Kara Re and store room. Equipped with Frlfifdalrr Air Conditioner, central Lennox heating sjsicni. Steel storm sashes. Lot 100 x 185. Prlct S24.500. Just completed this 6 room house ami bzilh .at 413 E. fhirclin. Natural Ras heat, a I lie (an, beautiful Geneva Kllchcn. Large •forage attic. Car age and store room. I,arge landscaped lot. Price J Hi, 0*0. 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