The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1952 · Page 5
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TUESDAY, DEC. !«,' 1952 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.Y COURIER NEWS PAGE Does Ike Favor New Offense In Korea? Experts Think So By ROBERT KUKSON TOKYO UV-President-dec tEis- enhower's conclusion that: the Communists can be impressed "only by deeds" was interpreted here to mean the United Nations will b« taking the offensive in Korea. t Before his visit to Korea, military leaders planned to inform Eisenhower that the only hope for • n end to the Korean con 11 let was a military one._ , Eisenhower's statement on «r- riving In New York seemed to bear Commodity And Stock Markets— N«w York Cotton Mar May July Oct Open . 3413 . 3J58 . 3480 . 3427 High Low 3418 3373 3462 3418 3485 3446 3427 3*05 1:15 3370 3446 lout the belief thta as commander ] In chief of United, States armed forces he wo\Jld order an end to the year-old 'stalemate. •• ".'.', We face an enemy -we cannot hope to Impress by words, however eloquent;- but only "by by deeds—executed under circum- stances'of our own choosing." In those' 24 words, Elsenhower not only seemed to say he would take the wraps off Gen. Mark Clark's Far East Command, but also that the armistice talks could result in nothing more than wasted words »nd time. One year ago last month, when a cease-fire line was agreed upon at Panmunjom, quiet settled ovei the cold Korean front. In Ihe pasl 13 .months ihat quiet has erupted frequently In savage. If small- scale fighting. The battle line has changes very little and neither side- has elected to attack in an effort oforce a breakthrough. While Clark and Gen. James A, Van Fleet, his Korea commander, have been un der orders only to hold, the Com munist shave made the most o the opportunity to build up In depth. ever, and Clark couldn't 'expect he mass capiutlation Eisenhower got when the U. S. Ninth and First Armies closed the Ruhr Pocket on he Germans In 1945 and trapped million men. The Communists probably svould try to fight out of the trap and more Red soldiers would pour out of the Manchurlan hills. But if (he stalemate Is ever Droken that's the way it will have :o be done. N«w Orleans Cotton Open High Low 1:15 Mar 3*17 3417 3370 3372 May 3«0 3460 3417 3*17 July . ...... 3481 3481 3445 3445 Oct 3423 3423 3402 3402 WRECK Chicago Wheat- Mch . .. 231',i Mas- . .. 240V. High 237',4 241 236 jt 240 ! .» 1:15 23711 240 >,<• Chicago Corn Mch May Open . 168% . Hl'.i High 168% 17HJ Low 167 y, • no K Soybeans Jan . Mch May July Open ,. 303 . . 304U .: 3M .. 30214 High 303 U 3 04 "A 30214 Low 302 ?i 302?; 30115 1:15 1:15 301 V, 303'A 30311 302 N.w York Stock* A T and T i 1583-4 Amcr Tobacco 66 1-2 543-8 Beth Steel Anaconda Copper •... 40 1-4 Chrysler : 88 3-4 Coca-Cola 108 Gen Eleclric 717-8 Gen Motors 673-4 Montgomery Ward '... 60 1-4 N Y Central 223-8 Int Harvester 69 1-4 Republic ' Steel • : 443-4 Radio :.. 28 1-2 Socony Vacuum 36 Studebaker 38 3-8 Standard of N .1 15 1-2 Texas Corp 56 1-2 t Sears 60 3-4 tj s Steel 40 5-8 Sou Pac 45 7-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111. UV-1 USD A)—Hogs 14,000; fairly active; barrows and gilts 20 ( to mostly 25 lower than Mond'ay's average; sows steady to 25 lower; bulk choice 180-230 Ib barrows and gilts 16.75-11.15; latter .paid rather freely by shippers and butchers mostly for choice Nos. 1 and 2 under 220 Ib weights; 240-270 Ibs largely 16.00-60; few to 16.15; 280320 Ibs 15.25-15; 150-170 Ibs 15.7517.00; 120-140 Ibs 13.SO-15.25; sows 400 Ibs down 14.25-15.00;' heavier sows 12.25-13.75; boars 9.50-12.00. .Cattle 5,000. calves 1,300; open- Ing comparatively slow on steers; few sales on commercial and good fcfnds about steady at 19.00-23.00; one load average and high prime yearling steers 35.00; cows mod- eratelyactlve and fully steady; utility and commercial 13.00 - 15.50'. It is doubtful now If Clark has enough troops to smash through the 700,000 Communist soldiers fcaing him. Therefore Eisenhower must have a way in mind to build up the Eighth Army to a leal striignk force. < Clark has 10 American divisions, counting two in Japan, 14 South Korean divisions, two air forces and the U. S. Seventh Fleet. . .If that force were bolstered by three or four divisions from Nationalist China and perhaps many additions Hhuosands more South Korean troops still in training, Clark conceivably could take the offensive. Where would be strike? It is not revealing classified information to say that the Crtn- munists are suckers for a body punch.... The Is tMarine Division landing at Inchon caught them flat-footed. ' The Reds have massed their forces" along the front again and are wide open" for an amphibious attack anywhere along the two costs. The fact that there are two coasts makes it doubly hard for them to guess where the man who led the attack on Anzio might smack them. Clark took Anzio with power and It is doubtful if he'd try a landing n Korea unless he had the ships (Continued from Page 1) In good health, although they were kepi In the U. S. Army Hospital here for examination and rest. Pour other seamen slipped into (he sea from rope ladders and were picked up by a small Italial navy boat that bobbed nearby In the choppy water. Savage winds and waves hac piled the 3,800-ton ship onto the hnrbor reef 200 yards off shon here early yesterday and then broke her In two. The stern, with all the crew aboard, wedged fast on the rocks. The ship had been trying to tie up in Leghorn harbor wh'en a 100-mile gust caught her. In contrast to yesterday's gales and swells, clear, sunny weather, slacking winds and a moderating sea aided operations today. One of those picked up by the boat, Serge Flushing of New York City, stepped ashore with the simple words, "Thank God." Those who came ashore in the canvas rescue sling included the ship's 66-year-old Filipino steward, Roman Fernandez. Before being rushed to a Leghorn hotel, Fernandez said-the men still aboard the ship were in good spirits and ate a hearty breakfast. Later three other men slipped down the rope ladder and leaped into the rough sea. They had to swim for minutes that seemed hours, they said. They were First Engineer Salvatore Lentinello of Brooklyn. N Y.; Waller G. Hampden of Mastic N. Y.; Gaylord Gannhan of New Orleans, La. Hampden said morale was high WSB Promises Quick Action on Wage Requests WASHINGTON '.fl — The Wage Stabilization Committee, organized o keep Ihe wage controls program [otng, has promised fnsl action on 2,000 pay increases awaiting ap proval. We will make every effort to gel the maximum number of cases out before Christmas," Chairman Carles C. Killingsworth said. Economic Stabilizer Roger L Putnam formed the committee yesterday after abandoning attempts to revitalize the Wage Stabilization Board. All seven Industry members the Unee-cornercd 'board — the other members represented vm ions and the public—quit in pro test against President Truman's approval of the coal miner's ful wage boost. Boycotted by Industry.Jhe boan could not function, so Putnam se up the committee composed solel; of the board's public members. KillingswovUi said no policy changes are In prospect. He said the committee will act as trustee of the controls program until the cw Republican ^administration kes over next month. Trapped Miners Feared Dead MANILA H'j — A rescue party xxiay worked to reach 54 miners :r«ppcd deep In a gold mine Monday when a river broke through its walls, but a mine official salrt; "We are sure the men arc dead." J. V. Stapler ol Marsman and Co., agent lor the United pnracale Mine in Southeastern Luzon, said the whole mine was flooded when tlie river cracked the wall of the 400-foot-deep shaft. RIOT larrison High Girl Wins State NHA Post Aletha Johnson, Hnrrfson High chool student, has been elected ecretary of the state organization f the New Homemakei's of Ainer- cn. She attended a district meeting eld last week in Augusta, Ark. Fifteen other students and home economics teacher H. E. Nunn also attended the meeting. As stale secretary, she will at- end tv;o state meetings during the ,-car and will also go to the meet- ng of the national organization. to keep flouring men on the beach once the attack started. Once a beachhead was secured, the' next move would be to hammer a line right across th epn- insula and slam.th back door on th. Communists mussed along the front. Cutting their supply lines would result in complete chaos and might bring the desired military decision. t Communist soideirs fighting m Korea subsist on very little, how- aboard the wreck and that no one was injured or sick. The men were taken by ambu lance to the U. S. Army 48th Sta lion 'Hospital outside Leghorn where they joined other shipmates Lentinello said that after he leaped into the boiling surf "I took my breath away, but I jus kept swimming." New Record Expected TOKYO (fP) —The Japan Trave Bureau expects 1952 to break a records for tourist travel. It' pre diets a total of 72,000 tourists wi visit Japan by the end of the yea on the basis of travel figures thu fnr. The old record was 42,000, sc before the "war. With the Courts CHANCERY— Delta Lumber Co., vs. Mrs. Laura Lewis, foreclosure. • .The following divorce decree has aeen granted: Philine Wheat re. William Wheat. ' (Continued from Page 1) tended breakout Dec. 7. That one never came off. The second note, seized from ( prisoner ns he tried to destro 1 It, said the first plan went awry but that the breakout would be at tempted later. Miller said it out lined the mass escnpe plan, bu' did not name any of the rlnglrad ers. Prisoners in compound "Fox burst out with Communist songs Thai was the starting signal fo the outbreak. Five neighborln stockades quickly Joined the choi us. Miller rushed to Ihe scene houted "Stop," But the Reds kep Inglng. * They locked arms and jainc hree-deep in fronl of their ba acks, set on a rocky terrace cu nto the steep hillside. Miller ordered one platoon—abou 40 men—of the U. S. 9th railltai olice service company and 0! )latoon of South Korean" soldier nto the compound. Another RO platoon surrounded the stockac tside the barbed wire. Miller again yelled "Stop. 1 The Reds answered with a ha of stones, thrown down from t] errace at the guards aboul r eet below. A narrow flight of stairs led up i the terrace from, each side; Miller lold newsmen: "II would have been suicide If I lad ordered my troops to go up Lhere and treat up the body of prisoners." Noise '"Tremendous" The colonel said the noise was "tremendous — it Is impossible to convey to you the state of frenzy." Ailk Marketing Hearings Set WASHINGTON W)—The Agrlclll- ire Department win hold a hearf ig In Little nock. Ark.. Jnn. 13 on proposal lor federal regulation of illk marketing in six Central Ar- unsas counties. The Department, which nnnounc- d the hearing date yesterday, said proposal for such a federal or- er was submitted by the Central ansns^ Milk Producers Assocla- ion. Pulaskl, Jefferson. White, Faulk- ier, Clark and Garland Counties irder. Principal markets Iti the ould be Included In the proposed ,rea are Little Rock. Hot Springs 'ine Bluff. Scarcy, Conway and Ar- ;adelphia. Negro Deaths RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Albert Hutson OSCEOLA — Services for Alberl Hutson, 84, who died Saturday night, were to fee held this after noon at Bethlehem Baptist Churrt with 'burial in Evadale Cemetery lie and his wife, Rosa, celebrat ed their 50th 'wedding anniversar; last year. He had been an employe of Gu; Bryant's 'g'rocery for 30 years. Survivors include two daughters, Ruby Hines, Memphis, and Thelnia Vance, Chicago; and one son, Fred Hutson, Cleveland; Swift Funeral Home was in charge. Obituaries Rites Held for Infant Graveside services for Adela Guajardo, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Guajardo of Armorel who died at the parents' home yesterday, were conducted _lhla morning at Dogwood Cemetery. The child also WHS survived by a brother. Cobb Funeral Home was in charge. • * • Richard Alcott Dies MBFIIIS HI — Richard Alcott, prominent Memphis businessman and one -, time president t>f the Southern Supply and Machinery Distributors Association, died early today. North Dakota, a grass region, Is almost treeless except for cottonwoods and willows that grow alonj the streams. EARLIER THE BETTER! Fish ore little trouble, They're inexpensive, too. -^ Don't let last-minute buying Moke o "sucker" out of you. U.N. (Continued from Page 1) tarlan principles contained the (U. N.) resolution ... If the Communists accept theee basic United Nations principles, the pro p os a is now outstanding provide numerous alternative methods for settling the question 'of prisoners of war. Until the Communists ac- .c^pt-..these . baste. United Nations principles, the..United States gov- crnment cannot see what useful purpose will be served hy having the United Nattons. propose to the Communist still other plans for implementing these proposals." TUESDAY HUMPHREY KATHARINE BOGART HEPBURN mem AAOX Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always a Double Feature TUBS - WED Double Feature RUTH ROMAN ISAU WOMAN STRIKES IW/Cf^ Basketball Short WED -THURS 'SNOW WHITE "* A Disney Feature In Technicolor NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone,58 TUESDAY "The Mine With The Iron Door" Richard Arlen Cecelia Parked . ... for ."Your" Cowboy" oir Christmas morning! Priced from O95 Wonderful Patterns! All Colors! « We Have the Size for Your Boy! f WED - THURS 'Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder" Franki* Lane Billy Daniels I Many Wonderful Christmas Items to | Make 'His 7 or 'Her' Christmas Com- • I plete . . . Come in Today! V 5 $ z I I vVeilbrooK i FAMILY SHOE STORE 1312 W. Mnin =Phnn« 23421 •UlMlMtM KkXff KIDDIES! see Santa at Sears Santa It coming back fo Sears! Some of the kid- diet did not get a chance to talk with him on his last visit, so he'll be back for two more day*; He'l have a gift for the kiddies, too. Tues. & Wed. Dec. 16 & 17 Sears, Roebuck and Co. CATALOG SALES OFFICE Phone 8131 217 W. Main Blytheville Men: Stop! Look! Listen! HAT SALE AS ADVERTISED IN THE SATURDAY EVENING POST Tht MADISON with tho STE¥ENS " wd&- Nationally Advertised Stevens Hats! Just in * '' '-•••. Jlme lor Christmas! Reduced as Much as STEVENS 3X BEAVER HATS Compare with Others Selling at $20 Reg. & Long Oval -- Now Only Stevens Royalist Felt Hats Regular 7.50 & 8.50. others at $15 Compare with - Now only Other Stevens Felt Hats Regular $5 & 5.95 -!• Now Only Buy Now and Save! — They're Wonderful Christmas Gifts DELIVER ' PHOSE 20O E. MAIN ST.

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